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Simon Glendonwyne, ilk

Also Known As: "Sir Simon of Glendinning"
Birthplace: Parton, Kincardinshire, Scotland
Death: after 1476
Parton, Kincardineshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Simon Glendonwyn, of Parton and Mary Douglas
Husband of Elizabeth Lindsay
Father of John Glendonwyn, of Glendonwyn and Parton and Margaret Glendonwyn
Brother of John Glendinning and Janet Glendonwyn

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About Simon Glendonwyne, Younger of Glendonwyne

Sir SIMON of Glendoning. Etc. He made a great figure in Scotland, and was highly efteemed by king James II. from whom he had the honour of knighthood. He commanded a brave and warlike race of men well respected on the borders. Vefted with the moft extended jufticiary powers within his own lands, particularly in Glendoning, and with privilege of regality in the adjacent country, of which he was hereditary bailie, and his family having made some most noble alliances by marriages ; he maintained a character of authority, which made him on many honourable occafions stand in the rank of the most potent barons of the kingdom. He was one of the guarantees of a treaty of peace with King Henry VI. of England, together with the Earls of Douglas, Angus, Ross, Murray, Crawford Etc. anno 1449 ; and is amongst the several great lords who were guarantees of peace in the years 1451-53-57-59, etc. He got a charter under the great seal, of a twenty pound land in the barony of AuldRoxburgh, anno 1450. Upon his own resignation, he obtained another from King James II. Simoni de Glendoning de eodem, militi, totas terras baronie de Partone in fenefcallatu de Kirdcudbright, cum omnibus curiis, furia, foffa; etc. una cum advocatione eccleftæ ejufdem, etc. dated 23d February 1458. He was again guarantee of a treaty with the Englifh, together with the earls of Athole, Crawford, Huntly, Argyle, Etc. Etc. anno 1464, where he is designed Sir Simon Glendoning of Parton, by which title this family have been often promiscuously designed with that of Glendoning. He married lady Elifabeth Lindsay, daughter of Alexander earl of Crawford (omitted in the Peerage, page 157) by whom he had four sons. 1. John, his heir. 2. Alexander, who probably was progenitor of the Glendonings of Drumrask. 3. Archibald. 4. Matthew, who got a charter under the great feal, of lands of Quhitfdale, Glenkirk, etc. dated 18th March 1489.

Alexander [Lindsay], 2nd Earl of Crawford




bef. 1410 Marjory ..... (d. after 23 Apr 1429)


1. David Lindsay, later 3rd Earl of Crawford

1. Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, mar. Sir Simon Glendonwyne, Yr of Glendonwyne


after 31 Mar1438

suc. by



knighted 1424 at the Coronation of King James I; Ambassador to England 1429-30

Sir Simon Glendonwyne, younger of Glendonwyne1 M, #231185 Last Edited=21 May 2007

    Sir Simon Glendonwyne, younger of Glendonwyne married Elizabeth Lindsay, daughter of Alexander Lindsay, 2nd Earl of Crawford and Marjorie Dunbar.1 Citations
   [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 951. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Simon Glendonwyne1,2 M, #39914, d. after 1455

Father Sir Simon de Glendonwyn2 d. 1437 Mother Mary Douglas2

    Sir Simon Glendonwyne Called Simon the Younger.1 He was born at of Glendonwyne, Dumfries, Scotland.1 He married Elizabeth Lindsay, daughter of Sir Alexander Lindsay, 2nd Earl Crawford and Marjory Dunbar, after 3 January 1437.1 Sir Simon Glendonwyne died after 1455 at of Glendonwyne, Dumfries, Scotland.2


Elizabeth Lindsay


   John Glendonwyn+ d. c 1510


   [S147] Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage, 1938 ed., by Sir Bernard Burke, p., 686.
   [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 573.
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Parton, Kincardinshire, Scotland
Age 73
Parton, Kincardineshire, Scotland
Scotland, United Kingdom