Robert Boidh, of Gavin and Risk

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Robert Boidh, of Gavin and Risk

Also Known As: "Robert Boyt"
Birthplace: Renfrew, Scotland
Death: Died in Ayrshire, Scotland
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Son of Simon Jordan fitzAlan, of Norfolk and NN Fitzalan
Husband of wife of Robert Boidh
Father of Sir Robert Boyd of Noddsdale

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About Robert Boidh, of Gavin and Risk

Was fair like his father, and became known as Robert Boyt or Boidh, Gaelic varients of the world for Fair. And so the name "Boyd" was developed. He appeared as a witness in a contract between Ralph de Eglington and the town of Irvine in 1205, in which he is escribed as "of Gavin and Risk" , properties in northeryn Ayrshire. In the chartulary of Paisley he appears described as nephew of Walter the High Steward. He was the father of the first Sir Robert.

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Renfrew, Scotland
Age 41
Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 41
Kilmarnock, Renfrew, Scotland