People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Fearchar, earl of Ross (d.1251)

Medieval Name
Ferchar
Modern Gaelic Name
Fearchar
Biography
A.k.a. 'Farquhar MacTaggart'. Had a son, William. Fearchar overthrew Alexander II’s enemies when they entered Moray in 1215, cutting off their heads and presenting them to the king; as a result, Alexander knighted Fearchar. In 1235 he was part of Alexander II’s army which fought against the Galwegians. (Chron. Mel.)
Floruits
1214 × 1237
Related Place
Ross (province/earldom)
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Date Short Summary Role Source
24 Dec. 1225 Son of Fearchar, earl of Ross object (relationship) 1/7/113 (RRS, iii, no. 110)
4 Sept. 1230 X 17 Dec. 1242 Heir of Fearchar, earl of Ross (d.1251) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/20/1 (Moray Reg., no. 259)
4 Sept. 1230 X 17 Dec. 1242 Son of Fearchar, earl of Ross (d.1251) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/20/1 (Moray Reg., no. 259)
12 Sept. 1232 Son of Fearchar, earl of Ross (d.1251) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 4/15/7 (Neville, Strathearn, Add. Chrs., no. 13)