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Roland Lord of Galloway Constable of Scotland
(Abt 1164-1200)
Elena de Morville
David Huntingdon Earl of Huntingdon
(Abt 1144-1219)
Maud of Chester
(-Abt 1233)
Alan Lord of Galloway Constable of Scotland
(Abt 1186-1234)
Margaret of Huntingdon
Devorguilla of Galloway


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Devorguilla of Galloway

  • Born: 1215, Galloway, Perth, Scotland
  • Marriage: Sir John de Balliol Knight
  • Died: 28 Jan 1290, Kemston, Bedfordshire, England at age 75
  • Buried: Sweethear Abbey, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

bullet   Another name for Devorguilla was Dearbhfhorghaill.

bullet  Information about this person:

• Web Reference: Sweetheart Abbey.
On 10 April 1273 Lady Devorgilla signed a charter establishing a new Cistercian abbey here in memory of her husband, John Balliol, who had died in 1268.

• Web Reference: Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway.
Devorgilla was the daughter of Alan, Lord of Galloway and his second wife Margaret of Huntingdon, a great-granddaughter of King David I.

Devorguilla married Sir John de Balliol Knight, son of Hugh de Balliol and Cecily de Fontaines. (Sir John de Balliol Knight was born in 1212 in Gainford, Durham, England, died on 12 Oct 1268 in Gainford, Durham, England and was buried in Sweethear Abbey, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.)

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