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William Comyn Chancellor of Scotland
(-After 1144)
Uchtred of Tyndale
Richard Comyn
(Abt 1120-1177/1182)
Hextilda of Tyndale Countess of Atholl
(Abt 1125-)
William Comyn Earl of Buchan


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Sara Fitz Hugh

William Comyn Earl of Buchan

  • Born: 1149, Badenoch, Inverness-shire, Scotland
  • Marriage: Sara Fitz Hugh 141,160,871
  • Died: 1233, Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland at age 84 160,871

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 871
William married twice. The name of his first wife is not known*, but his second wife was Marjory, Countess of Buchan, and by married with her he became the Earl of Buchan. William died in 1233 [Chron. de Mailros, 144]. His son Richard was born to his first wife.*

She may have been a daughter of Robert Fitz Hugh, who in 1201/02 is said to have married a William Cumin who paid fines for the marriage [Cal of Docs., i. 318].

~The Scots Peerage, Vol. I, p. 505

• Background Information. 160
William Comyn, died in 1233, Earl of Buchan married Sarah (living in 1204), daughter and heir of Robert Fitz Hugh (died about 1201).

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 121A:26

• Background Information. 141
William de Ross married Jean, daughter of William Comyn, afterwards Justiciary of Scotland in the right of his second wife, Earl of Buchan, by his first wife, Sarah, younger daughter and coheir of Robert Fitz Hugh.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XI, p. 143

William married Sara Fitz Hugh, daughter of Robert Fitz Hugh and Unknown 141,160.,871 (Sara Fitz Hugh was born about 1175 in Altyre, Morayshire, Scotland.)

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