People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44)

Medieval Name
Donnchad
Modern Gaelic Name
Donnchadh
Biography
Handbook of British Chronology, 513: Duncan was the son of Morgund, earl of Mar (d.a.1183) and succeeded or was recognised to succeed to the earldom between 15 May 1222 and 29 August 1228. He may have succeeded at some point after the death of Gilchrist (after 28 September 1203). He died between 8 April 1242 and 7 February 1244, the latter date marking the first appearance of his son, William.
Floruits
1222 × 1242
Related Place
Mar
Family connections
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Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 52

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Gift of the church of St Andrew at Kindrochit (ABD) Grantor 3/18/11 (St A. Lib., 367)
unavailable Donation of land and meadow of 'Dolfgermuld' Grantor 1/7/146 (RRS, iii, no. 143)
1222 X 8 Jul. 1249 Agreement between Duncan, son of Morgrund, and David, son of the earl Party 1 1/7/140 (RRS, iii, no. 137)
1222 X 8 Jul. 1249 Gift of church of Leochel (ABD) on Monymusk priory Grantor 1/7/140 (RRS, iii, no. 137)
15 May 1222 X 7 Feb. 1244 Renewal of the gift of the church of Leochel Grantor 3/18/10 (St A. Lib., 362)
1228 X 17 Jun. 1239 Confirmation of church of St Andrew of Kindrochit (ABD) with one acre in Auchendryne (ABD) named person (transaction) 2/1/27 (St A. Lib., 368)
1237 Statement concerning Treaty of York (1237) Addressor 1/7/266 (RRS, iii, no. 259)
17 Jun. 1239 X 1241 Gift of the church of Ruthven in Mar (ABD) Grantor Alan Durward (d.1275); Gregory Melville (II), son of William; John of Soutra, chaplain of Bishop Ralph of Aberdeen; Ralph of Lamley, bishop of Aberdeen (d.1247); Richard, master, official of Aberdeen; Stephen of Derby, canon of Aberdeen; Walter Stewart (II), son of Alan (d.1241) 3/18/12 (Abdn. Reg., i, 16)
1242 Settlement over lands belonging to churches of Tarland and Migvie (ABD) and second teinds of all rents from earl's land Party 2 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
1242 *Quitclaim of the second teinds of rents of the lands of the earl of Mar Beneficiary 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
1242 *Settlement that Earl Duncan shall pay St Andrews Priory 10 marks yearly from his chamber Party 2 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
13 May 1247 X early 1257 Correspondence concerning the seal of the earl's father named person (transaction) 3/18/14 (St A. Lib., 362)
unavailable Appointment of bishop of Brechin and dean of Dunkeld as judges delegate named person (transaction) 2/144/21 (Theiner, no. 196)
4 Oct. 1257 Command to examine witnesses concerning the birth of Morgan, earl of Mar named person (transaction) 2/144/64 (Theiner, no. 203)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
29 Jan. 1208 X 18 Sept. 1226 Brother of James, son of Earl Morgan of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/18/9 (A.B. Ill., ii, 17-18)
circa 1212 X 21 Jul. 1222 Son of Morgan, earl of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/516/2 (Scone Lib., no. 125a)
circa 1212 X 6 Dec. 1229 (?) Son of Morgan, earl of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/173/8 (St A. Lib., 262-3)
1222 X 8 Jul. 1249 Son of Morgrund, earl of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/140 (RRS, iii, no. 137)
25 Mar. 1222 X 24 Mar. 1223 Son of Morgan, earl of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 4/22/3 (Ash, St Andrews, App. 7, no. 2)
25 Mar. 1222 X 24 Mar. 1223 Brother of Duncan, son of Earl Morgan of Mar (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 4/22/3 (Ash, St Andrews, App. 7, no. 2)
15 May 1222 Son of Morgan, earl of Mar (father of Duncan)(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/69 (RRS, iii, no. 69)
15 May 1222 X 7 Feb. 1244 Lord (dominus) of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/18/10 (St A. Lib., 362)
15 May 1222 X 7 Feb. 1244 Lord (dominus) of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 3/18/10 (St A. Lib., 362)
15 May 1222 X 7 Feb. 1244 Father of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/18/10 (St A. Lib., 362)
15 May 1222 X 7 Feb. 1244 Mother of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/18/10 (St A. Lib., 362)
29 Aug. 1228 Son of Morgrund, earl of Mar(Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 1/7/146 (RRS, iii, no. 143)
4 Sept. 1233 X 7 Feb. 1244 Son of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 3/21/66 (Neville, Strathearn, Add. Chrs., no. 7)
1242 Heir of Morgan, earl of Mar (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
1242 Son of Duncan, earl of Mar (d.1242×44) (Familial relationship) object (relationship) 4/32/85 (St A. Lib., 332-3)
13 May 1247 X early 1257 Father of William, earl of Mar (d.a.1281) (Familial relationship) subject (relationship) 3/18/14 (St A. Lib., 362)