Murdach Fitz Alexander 8th Earl of Menteith1

M, #19771, d. 12 August 1332
FatherAlexander Fitz Walter 6th Earl of Menteith1 d. c 1306
MotherMatilda/Maud (?) of Strathearn1,2
Last Edited23 Aug 2019
     Murdach Fitz Alexander 8th Earl of Menteith married Allice de Ferrers.1
Murdach Fitz Alexander 8th Earl of Menteith died on 12 August 1332 at Battle of Dupplin Moor, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.1
     ; Murdach, 8th Earl of Menteith, probably m Alice (perhaps a Ferrers of Groby), and was k fighting the Baliol claimant at the battle of Dupplin, 12 Aug 1332.1

Family

Allice de Ferrers

Citations

  1. [S1396] Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp, Stuart Earls of Moray Family Page. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site.
  2. [S1490] Genealogics Website (oiginated by Leo van de Pas, continued by Ian Fettes), online http://www.genealogics.org/index.php, Maud|Matilda of Strathearn: https://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00177653&tree=LEO. Hereinafter cited as Genealogics Website.

Fruelo Bermudez de Trastamare

M, #19772, b. circa 968, d. circa 997
FatherBermundo Fruelas de Trastamare
MotherAldonza Rodriguez
ReferenceEDV28
Last Edited15 Aug 2019
     Fruelo Bermudez de Trastamare married Sancha Rodriguez. Fruelo Bermudez de Trastamare was born circa 968.
Fruelo Bermudez de Trastamare died circa 997.
     EDV-28.

Sancha Rodriguez

F, #19773
ReferenceEDV28
Last Edited16 Aug 2019
     Sancha Rodriguez married Fruelo Bermudez de Trastamare, son of Bermundo Fruelas de Trastamare and Aldonza Rodriguez.
     EDV-28.

Bermundo Fruelas de Trastamare

M, #19774
FatherFrolas Mendez de Trastamare
MotherGrixevera de Asturias
ReferenceEDV29
Last Edited15 Aug 2019
     Bermundo Fruelas de Trastamare married Aldonza Rodriguez, daughter of Rodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato and Emilia (?).
     EDV-29.

Family

Aldonza Rodriguez
Child

Aldonza Rodriguez

F, #19775
FatherRodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato d. c 820
MotherEmilia (?)
ReferenceEDV29
Last Edited16 Aug 2019
     Aldonza Rodriguez married Bermundo Fruelas de Trastamare, son of Frolas Mendez de Trastamare and Grixevera de Asturias.
     EDV-29.

Frolas Mendez de Trastamare

M, #19776
FatherMendo de Trastamare
MotherJuana Romaes
ReferenceEDV30
Last Edited15 Aug 2019
     Frolas Mendez de Trastamare married Grixevera de Asturias.
     EDV-30.

Grixevera de Asturias

F, #19777
Last Edited7 Oct 2020
     Grixevera de Asturias married Frolas Mendez de Trastamare, son of Mendo de Trastamare and Juana Romaes.

Rodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato

M, #19778, d. circa 820
ReferenceEDV30
Last Edited16 Aug 2019
     Rodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato married Emilia (?)
Rodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato died circa 820.
     EDV-30.

Emilia (?)

F, #19779
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Emilia (?) married Rodrigo Romaes Count de Monterosato.

Alexander Menteith1

M, #19781
FatherAlexander Fitz Walter 6th Earl of Menteith1 d. c 1306
MotherMatilda/Maud (?) of Strathearn1
Last Edited24 Nov 2002
     ; Alexander, who bore the surname of Menteith.1

Citations

  1. [S1396] Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp, Stuart Earls of Moray Family Page. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site.

Monina de Trastamare

F, #19782
FatherFruelo Bermudez de Trastamare b. c 968, d. c 997
MotherSancha Rodriguez
ReferenceEDV29
Last Edited15 Aug 2019
     Monina de Trastamare married Sancho Vellosa de Cabrera, son of Ramiro III Flavio (?) King of Leon.
     EDV-29.

Sir John de Menteith laird of Ruskie1,2,3

M, #19783, d. circa 1323
FatherWalter 'Bailloch' Stewart Earl of Menteith4,5,2 b. 1219, d. b 28 Apr 1296
MotherMary (?) Countess of Menteith (suo juris)4,2,3,6 d. b 1286
ReferenceGAV20
Last Edited8 Jul 2020
     Sir John de Menteith laird of Ruskie died circa 1323.2
     GAV-20.

; Per Ravilious email:
     "Sir John de Menteith
     "Death: ca 1323
     "Occ: laird of Ruskie
     "' Johannes ', together with his father and brother, entered into a bond with Robert de Brus, Walter, earl of Menteith and others at Turnberry, 20 Sept 1286 'to adhere to the party of Richard de Burgh, earl of Ulster and Sir Thomas de Clare ' [Red Book of Menteith II: 219-220, citing Historical Docs. Scotland, i:22[12] ]
     "fought against the English, and captured either at the siege of Dunbar (1296) or the campaign leading up to the siege:
     "order dated at Canterbury, 6 June 1297: ' To the sheriff of Nottingham. Whereas the king lately ordered Walter de Gousill, late sheriff of that county, to cause Edmund Comyn of Kilbride, John de Meneteth, knights, Michael Miggel, Walter de Bosevill, William Curry and Robert de Lecheham, esquires, prisoners lately taken in the castle of Dumbar in Scotland and in the conflict there and imprisoned in Notingham castle, to have their wages, to wit each knight 4d. a day, each squire 3d. a day and 3d. a day for each of their keepers, until otherwise ordered: the
king orders the sheriff to cause the prisoners and their keepers to have the wages aforesaid. ' [CCR (Edw. I, 1296-1302) IV:34[18]]
     "supporter of King Edward I of England in his claims over Scotland: petitioner for the lands of the Earl of Lennox [Barrow, p. 448[7]]
     "'Earl of Lennox' as designated by Edward I of England
     "captor of Sir William Wallace, 1305
     "record of his heraldic seal, dated ca. 1305: ' MENTEITH, Sir John, of Rusky, younger son of Walter Stewart, fifth Earl of Menteith. This was probably the betrayer of Wallace. He died c. A.D. 1325. A shield of arms: A fess chequy with a label of five points in chief surmounted of a bend charged with three [alerions]. Shield on the breast of an eagle displayed with two heads. Legend (caps.): SIGILL' IOHANNIS DE MENETET. Beaded borders. Diam. 7/8 in. Laing, ii. 722. Record Off., c. 1305, detached seal ll; Bain, ii. pl. i. fig. 11. Red Book of Menteith, ii. 461, fig. 3. ' [Stevenson, II:503[19]]
     "received as returned loyal subject by Robert the Bruce - attended the Scots Parliament at St. Andrews, March 1308/9 (Barrow p. 265)[7]
     "an envoy of King Robert, together with Sir Neil Campbell: had a letter of safe conduct from King Edward II of England in order to treat with Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster, August 1309 [Campbell, I:68[17]]
     "' Sir John de Menteith ', witness [ together with Malcolm, Earl of Lennox, Sir Neil Campbell - "Testibus Domino Bernardo Cancellario nostro . Malcolmo Comite de Leuenox . Johanne de Meneteth et Nigello Cambel militibus "] to charter of King Robert I to William, thane of Cawdor, dated at 'Lochbren', 8 Aug 1310 [Cawdor, pp. 3-4[20]]
     "'John Menteith, tutor of the earldom of Menteith', Surety of the Arbroath Declaration, 6 April 1320 (Barrow pp. 424-8)[7]
     "Spouse: NN
     "Children: Helen, m. Sir Colin Campbell
     " Joanna, m. lstly Malise, Earl of Strathearn,
     "     " 2ndly John Campbell, Earl of Athol,
     "     " 3rdly Maurice Murray,
     "     " 4thly (as 2nd wife) William, Earl of Sutherland
     " Walter
     " Sir John, lord of Knapdale and Arran
Ravilious cites:
1. Sir James Balfour Paul, ed., "The Scots Peerage," Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904-1914 (9 volumes).
2. William Fraser, ed., "Memoirs of the Maxwells of Pollok," Edinburgh, 1863.pdf image files provided by Genealogy.com www.genealogy.com.
3. "Banff charters, A.D. 1232-1703," London: Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1915, courtesy Genealogy.com.
4. Ebenezer Henderson, LL.D, "The Annals of Dunfermline and Vicinity, from the Earliest Authentic Period to the Present Time, A.D. 1069 - 1878," Glasgow: John Tweed, 1879, text available courtesy of Electric Scotland, http://www.electricscotland.com/history/dunfermline/
5. James Dennistoun, ed., "Cartularium Comitatus de Levenax," ab initio seculo decimi tertii usque at annum M.CCC.XCVIII., Edinburgh, 1833.
6. Sir Norman Lamont of Knockdow, Bart., F.S.A. (Scot.), "An Inventory of Lamont Papers, 1231-1897," Presented to the Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh: J. Skinner & Company, Ltd., 1914.
7. G. W. S. Barrow, "Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland," Edinburgh University Press, 1976 (2nd ed.)
8. Leo van de Pas, "Stewart Saga - One," Dec 12, 1998, GEN-MEDIEVAL-L@rootsweb.com.
9. Samuel Cowan, "Three Celtic Earldoms : Atholl, Strathearn, Menteith," Edinburgh: N. Macleod, 1909.pdf image files provided by Genealogy.com www.genealogy.com.
10. G. Harvey Johnston, "The Heraldry of the Stewarts," Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston, 1906.pdf image files provided by Genealogy.com www.genealogy.com, p. 64, Menteith.
11. G. E. Cokayne, "The Complete Peerage," 1910 - [microprint, 1982 (Alan Sutton) ], The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom.
12. William Fraser, "The Red Book of Menteith," Edinburgh: 1880.pdf image files provided by Genealogy.com www.genealogy.com, history and evidences concerning the Earls and Earldom of Mentieth.
13. "Charters of the Royal Burgh of Ayr," Edinburgh: printed for The Ayr and Wigton Archaeological Association, 1883.
14. Joseph Stevenson, "Documents illustrative of the history of Scotland from the death of King Alexander the Third to the Accession of Robert Bruce," Edinburgh: H. M. General Register House, 1870 (Vol. I), 1870 (Vol. II).
15. George Crawfurd, "The History of the Shire of Renfrew," Paisley: Printed and sold by Alex. Weir, 1782, (originally, Edinburgh : Printed by James Watson, 1710), [also as cited by Burke; and Paisley Herald article, F of Barrochan], ' containing a genealogical history of the royal house of Stewart..'.
16. "Clan Stirling," http://www.clanstirling.org/uploads/ragmanrolls.pdf provides .pdf file of the names of those who swore allegiance to Edward I of England at Berwick, 1296 (the 'Ragman Rolls').
17. Alastair Campbell of Airds, "A History of Clan Campbell," Edinburgh: Polygon [an imprint of Edinburgh University Press Ltd.], 2000, Vol. I: From Origins to Flodden.
18. "Calendar of the Close Rolls," Edw I, vol. IV (1296-1302), London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by Mackie & Co., LD., 1906.
19. John Horne Stevenson, K.C. and Marguerite Wood, Ph.D., Scottish Heraldic Seals: Royal, Official, Ecclesiastical, Collegiate, Burghal, Personal, Glasgow: printed by Robert MacLehose & Coy., Limited at the University Press, 1940 (Vol. II).
20. John Frederick Vaughan Campbell Cawdor, "The Book of the Thanes of Cawdor: a series of papers selected from the Charter Room at Cawdor, 1236-1742," Edinburgh: T. Constable, Printer to Her Majesty, for The Spalding Club, 1859, courtesy Googlebooks.
21. Albert M. Sterling, "The Sterling Genealogy," New York: Grafton Press, 1909.pdf image files provided by Genealogy.com www.genealogy.com.
22. William Robertson, Esq., " An index, drawn up about the year 1629, of many records of charters, granted by the different sovereigns of Scotland between the years 1309 and 1413...," Edinburgh: Printed by Murray & Cochrane, 1798, full title: An index, drawn up about the year 1629, of many records of charters, granted by the different sovereigns of Scotland between the years 1309 and 1413, most of which records have been long missing., With an introduction, giving a state, founded on authentic documents still preserved, of the ancient records of Scotland, which were in that kingdom in the year 1292., To which are subjoined, indexes of the persons and places mentioned in those charters, alphabetically arranged.
23. Major William Bruce Armstrong, "The Bruces of Airth and Their Cadets," Edinburgh: privately printed, 1892.
24. Robert Pitcairn, Esq., "Criminal Trials in Scotland, From A.D. M.CCCC.LXXXVIII to A.D. M.DC.XXIV," Vol. I, Part 1, Edinburgh: William Tait (and London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman), 1833.
25. Edwin Brockholst Livingston, "The Livingstons of Callendar and their Principal Cadets: The history of an old Stirlingshire family," Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1920.pdf images provided by Genealogy.com, http://www.genealogy.com/ re: the Livingstons of Kilsyth (cf. Chapter IX, THE LIVINGSTONS, VISCOUNTS OF KILSYTH), pp. 210 et seq.
26. Historical Manuscripts Commission, "Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Mar and Kellie: Preserved at Alloa House, N.B.," London: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Ben Johnson and Company, York, 1904."3 Sir John de Menteith laird of Ruskie was also known as Sir John Fitz Walter of Menteith, Earl of Lennox.4

; Per Burke's: "Sir John of Menteith, who took that surname, was Sheriff of Dunbarton for EDWARD I 1304, and as such captured the Scottish national hero Sir William Wallace whom he took in chains to London; was named Earl of Lennox by EDWARD I, but joined the cause of KING ROBERT BRUCE, for whom he fought in the War of Scottish Independence, and signed the Declaration of Arbroath, as Guardian of the Earldom of Menteith 1320. He was ancestor of the Menteiths of Rusky and Kerse (including some of the Dalyell of tbe Binns baronets), for whom see STUART-MENTEITH, Bt."4

Citations

  1. [S1396] Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp, Stirling Home Drummong Moray of Abercairny Family Page. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site.
  2. [S1829] John P. Ravilious, "Ravilious email 11 Nov 2004: "SP Addition: Helen de Menteith, wife of Sir Colin Campbell"," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to e-mail address, 11 Nov 2004. Hereinafter cited as "Ravilious email 11 Nov 2004."
  3. [S2095] John P. Ravilious, "Ravilious email 4 Sept 2006: "Menteith of Kerse: a reexamination"," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to e-mail address, 4 Sept 2006. Hereinafter cited as "Ravilious email 4 Sept 2006."
  4. [S1396] Burke's Peerage & Gentry Web Site, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net/sites/peerageandgentry/sitepages/home.asp, Stuart Earls of Moray Family Page.
  5. [S1826] John P. Ravilious, "Ravilious email 3 Nov 2004 "The 'Turnberry Band' : A Genealogical Perspective"," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to e-mail address, 3 Nov 2004. Hereinafter cited as "Ravilious email 3 Nov 2004."
  6. [S1490] Genealogics Website (oiginated by Leo van de Pas, continued by Ian Fettes), online http://www.genealogics.org/index.php, Mary of Menteith: https://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00006196&tree=LEO. Hereinafter cited as Genealogics Website.

Pedro Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19784
FatherPayo Ferndez (?) Sire de Saavedra
MotherArnolfa Perez de Miranda
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Pedro Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra married Suarez de Deza, daughter of Suero Ordonez de Deza and Bermudez (?), in 1115.

Suarez de Deza

F, #19785
FatherSuero Ordonez de Deza1
MotherBermudez (?)1
Last Edited8 Oct 2020

Payo Ferndez (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19786
FatherFernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra d. 1070
MotherTeresa Mendez de Sotomayor
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Payo Ferndez (?) Sire de Saavedra married Arnolfa Perez de Miranda, daughter of Pedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda and Maria Fruelas (?).

Arnolfa Perez de Miranda

F, #19787
FatherPedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda d. c 1074
MotherMaria Fruelas (?)
Last Edited8 Oct 2020

Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19788, d. 1070
FatherArias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra d. c 1036
MotherGodinoOdoario Ordonez
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra married Teresa Mendez de Sotomayor, daughter of Men Paez Sorred (?) Sire de Sotomayor.
Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra died in 1070.

Teresa Mendez de Sotomayor

F, #19789
FatherMen Paez Sorred (?) Sire de Sotomayor
ReferenceEDV29
Last Edited15 Aug 2019
     Teresa Mendez de Sotomayor married Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra, son of Arias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra and GodinoOdoario Ordonez.
     EDV-29.

Arias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19790, d. circa 1036
FatherFernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra
MotherErmensinde Arias de Boveda
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Arias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra married GodinoOdoario Ordonez, daughter of Ordono (?).
Arias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra died circa 1036.

GodinoOdoario Ordonez

F, #19791
FatherOrdono (?)
ReferenceEDV30
Last Edited16 Aug 2019
     GodinoOdoario Ordonez married Arias Fernandez (?) Sire de Saavedra, son of Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra and Ermensinde Arias de Boveda.
     EDV-30.

Ordono (?)

M, #19792
Last Edited6 Oct 2020

Family

Child

Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19793
FatherArias Aloito (?) Sire de Saavedra d. c 950
MotherSancha Gonsalez de Lobera
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Fernan Arias (?) Sire de Saavedra married Ermensinde Arias de Boveda, daughter of Arias (?) Sire de Boveda.

Ermensinde Arias de Boveda

F, #19794
FatherArias (?) Sire de Boveda
Last Edited7 Oct 2020

Arias (?) Sire de Boveda

M, #19795
Last Edited6 Oct 2020

Arias Aloito (?) Sire de Saavedra

M, #19796, d. circa 950
FatherAloito Lucio (?) Sire de Saavedra d. c 950
MotherAdosinda Gutierra de Celanona
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Arias Aloito (?) Sire de Saavedra married Sancha Gonsalez de Lobera.
Arias Aloito (?) Sire de Saavedra died circa 950.

Sancha Gonsalez de Lobera

F, #19797
Last Edited8 Oct 2020

Men Paez Sorred (?) Sire de Sotomayor

M, #19798
Last Edited6 Oct 2020

Pedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda

M, #19799, d. circa 1074
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Pedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda married Maria Fruelas (?)
Pedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda died circa 1074.

Maria Fruelas (?)

F, #19800
Last Edited6 Oct 2020
     Maria Fruelas (?) married Pedro Arnulfo (?) Sire de Miranda.