John Setoun de Wintoun

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John Setoun de Wintoun (Wintoun)

Birthplace: Seton, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Adam de Seton and Jonet Giffard of Yester
Husband of Erminia Seton de Wintoun and 1st Wife Sir Christophers Mother Setoun de Wintoun
Father of Sir Christopher de Seton, Knight
Brother of Alexaander de Seton; Sir Christell de Seton and Barbara Seton

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About John Setoun de Wintoun From Philip stems the family of Winton, and in the style of the times, his son took as their family name that of their estate.

Source= Sir John de Seton (who held the manor of Seton in Whitby Strand, Yorkshire, and the estate of Winton). He, in a donation of Robert de Bruce, Lord of Annandale, to the priory of St. Andrews, 1294, is designed Dominus Joannes de Seton, miles. John (Johan) de Seton, swore featly to Edward I, 1296.

m. Erminia Lascelles.

(a) Alexander (?) de Seton (founded the Seton's of Winton, later the family of "Winton"). Among those who later swore fealty to Edward I of England, in 1296, were Alan (Aleyn) de Wynton, Thomas de Wynton and Gode de Wynton. Prynne III. 656,658,659,660.

4I. JOHN (ADAM 1, ROBERT 2, ADAM 3 ) m. ? ERMINIA LASCELLES d. before 1299

John de Seaton was a knight of Robert de Brus of Annandale and was indicted for offences in Cumberland in 1285. He granted the vills of Gamblesby and Unthank, Cumberland to Robert de Brus and Christine his wife, with reversion to himself.(2)


6I. CHRISTOPHER- m. CHRISTIAN BRUCE (m.1. Gratney, Earl of Mar, 3. 1326 Sir Andrew Moray of Bothwell, d. 1357, bur. Dunfermline), executed Oct. 1306 II. John- executed Oct. 1306(2) III. Humphrey- executed Oct. 1306 Ref:

(1) Yorkshire Inquisitions- William Brown, Ed, The Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record Series- Vol. XXXI, pp. 99-100 (2) A History of the County of York North Riding- William Page, Ed, Victoria County History, 1923- Vol. II, article on Hinderwell at: British History Online at:

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