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  polcrt - Fifeshire Index
Written and Researched by Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska, B.F.A. "The Peninsula of Fife is surrounded by the North Sea, the Firth of Forth, and the Firth of Tay.
Earl Duncan II resigned the churches of Scoonie, Cupar, and Markinch.
The cult of St. Adrian of Fife was associated with his martyrdom at the hands of the Vikings in 875 on the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth.
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 ClanFinder Clan Information
Tradition states that Macduff was the patronymic of the Celtic Earls of Fife, and that the first Earl was Macduff who opposed MacBeth and assisted Malcolm to the thrown of Scotland in those days.
Ethelred, King Malcolm Canmore's son is the first recorded Earl of Fife.
Alexander W.G. Duff, Duke of Fife and Earl of MacDuff, born in 1849, was a successful financier and a founder of the Chartered Company of South Africa.
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 Ancestors of Tim Farr - aqwg234
Ethelred, the younger son of Edgar, became king at the age of seven following the murder of his half-brother Edward II in 978 at Corfe Castle, Dorset, by Edward's own supporters.
Leofric III Earl of MERCIA on by 1030.
It is undoubted that Godiva married Leofric, Earl of Mercia.
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 Clan MacDuff
Constantin, styled third earl, and supposed to have been the first who adopted the title, is mentioned in the supposititious charter of Etheldred (we have been using the spelling Aethelred or Aedh) cited earlier, and is witness to a charter of the monastery of Dunfermline.
Earl Constantin, who was great judge of Scotland, collected the strength of the county, and the bishop of St. Andrews sent his retainers to support the civil power.
The title earl, of Saxon origin, was not introduced into Scotland till after the settlement in the country of Saxon families, to which Malcolm, who had married a princess of the Saxon line of the kings of England, gave great encouragement.
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 The history of the Edgar name
The Earls of Dunbar, from whom the Edgar’s are understood to be descended, seem to have parted with their lands in Nithsdale before 1453.
The Edgar’s of Bowhouse of Caerlaverock settled in Edinburgh and Fife.
A younger brother, Henry, was third and last Bishop of Fife, and for thirty six years pastor of the Episcopal church in Arbroath, where he died (as intimated by his tombstone in the abbey burial ground) on the 21st of August, 1765, in the seventy first year of his age.
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This entry is a memorandum of a donation to the Culdees of Loch-Leven by Ethelred, son of Malcolm, King of Scotland, Abbot of Dunkeld, and Earl of Fife.
Skene holds that Ethelred "is the first Earl on record;" and that "the Earls of Fife of the race of Macduff first appear in the reign of David I.," that is between 1124 and 1153.
Moreover, an Earl was quite a different title from that of Thane, and Hector Boece’s statement that Macduff was exalted to the dignity of an Earl, soon after Malcolm's accession to the throne, is unsupported by the older authorities.
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Ethelred, Earl of Fife, and Abbot of Dunkeld buried at Kilrimont.
ROBERT I. de Brus, or 'The Bruce,' Earl of Carrick and Lord of Annandale, born at Writtle, near Chelmsford, 11 July 1274: chosen one of the guardians of the kingdom 19 August 1299: assumed the sovereignty and was crowned at Scone 27 March 1306.
He is mentioned as the brother of Robert, Earl of Orkney, uncle of James VI., in a charter of 16 January 1581, granting the Priory to Patrick Stewart, son of that Earl.
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 Macbeth through to Malcolm III 1093
The most formidable was that of Siward, the powerful Earl of Northumberland, and the relation of Malcolm, who, at the instigation or command of Edward the Confessor, led a numerous army into Scotland in the year 1054.
His first care was to recompense those who had assisted him in obtaining the sovereignty, and it is said that he created new titles of honour, by substituting earls for thanes; but this had been disputed, and there are really no data from which a certain conclusion can be drawn.
Thorfinn, Earl of Orkney, died in 1064, and his extensive possessions in Scotland did not revert to his descendants, but to the native chiefs, who had had the original right to possess them.
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, Earl of Huntingdon, Northumberland, Lennox, Carlise, Doncaster, Garioch and Cambridge.
Married in 1271 at Turnberry Castle to Marjorie, Countess of Carrick, daughter and heiress of Neil, 2nd Earl of Carrick and Margaret Stewart.
Alexander Stuart, "The Wolf of Badenoch", Earl of Buchan.
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 Siol nan Gaidheal - The Battle of Inchbare
Ethelred was, for purely political reasons, appointed Abbot of Dunkeld, which was a Celtic Church foundation, thus making him primate of the whole Celtic Church.
Ethelred, recognizing that a Saxon name was totally unacceptable to the Gaels, changed it to Eth (Aed) and styled himself as MacEth which later became over time MacKay.
The Cospatric Earl of Dunbar and Constantine Earl of Fife had fallen by the early afternoon and the Royal forces were becoming tired and demoralised.
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 United Kingdom Heads of State with pictures
Her brother, Duncan, Earl of Fife, was an allie of the English and was married to Mary de Monthermer, niece of Edward I. of England.
She was daughter of the great Randolf, 1st Earl of Moray and in 1346 she inherited from her brother the Earldom of Moray and the Lordships of Annandale and the Isle of Man and lived (Ca.
Her marriage to the earl of Salisbury was annulled on the grounds of a precontract with Sir Thomas Holland, whom she then married and became mother of four children.
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 Ethelred- WordWeb dictionary definition
King of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
King of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
Encyclopedia: Ethelred Ethelred, Archbishop of Canterbury Ethelred, Earl of Fife
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 Brief History of the United Kingdom of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Liberal Earl Russell (1865-1866) followed Palmerston and was followed by the last Derby ministry (1866-1868), in which the dandified, provocative, and brilliant Benjamin Disraeli, future Earl of Beaconsfield, was the parliamentarian kingpin who maneuvered through the Reform Bill of 1867 by which workingmen finally obtained the vote.
It belonged to the earls of Salisbury and of Derby until 1765 when it was purchased for the British crown by Parliament.
In 1066, William of Normandy defeated Harold, earl of Wessex and last Saxon king, in the battle of Hastings and established the house of Normandy.
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 Earl Ethelred Abernathy
Ethelred or Aethelred was also Abbot of DunkeldIn and this title carried the ownership of the lands belonging to the Church but involved no ecclesiastical functions.
Ethelred, the first Earl of Fife and the first known to have adopted the surname "Abernethy", was succeeded by his son, Sir Alexander, who in turn was succeeded by his son, Sir Hugh.
The title as Earl of Fife devolved upon his eldest son, Duncan.
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 British Royal Progenitors: Index of 'E' Names
Earl of FIFE, Malcolm (marriage to Helen of Wales) (i2602)
Earl of MERCIA, Ealdorman of the Gaini, Aethelred Mucil (marriage to Eadburgh) (i753)
Earl of MERCIA, Ethelred (marriage to Ethelfleda) (i751)
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 thePeerage.com - Edward of Scotland and others
     Ethelred of Dunkeld, Earl of Fife was the son of Malcolm III 'Caennmor', King of Scotland and Saint Margaret 'the Exile'.
She married, firstly, Thorfinn II, 1st Earl of Caithness, son of Sigurd II, Jarl of Orkney and Donalda of Alba, before 1038.
He married Ethelreda of Scotland, daughter of Gospatric, Earl of Northumberland, between 1090 and 1094.
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 Burgess Ancestors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ethelred II The Unready King Of ENGLAND was buried at St Paul's, London, Middlesex, England.
King Ethelred II ENGLAND was born circa 968 at Wessex, England.
She married Gratney (Gartnet) Earl Of MAR, son of Donald Earl Of MAR and Elen (Helen) Verch LLEWELYN, in 1292 at Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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 ancuairt.org | genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Waltheof, the first Earl of Huntingdon and Earl of Northampton, was the son of Ealred of Northumberland and AEfflaed of Bernicia.
Henry was the Earl of Hereford and a Crusader.
A Knight of the Garter, Earl of Warwick.
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 Royal Houses of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Maldred, married Edith, daughter of Uchtred, Earl of Northumberland, and was father of Cospatrick, Earl of Northumberland.
Walter, jure uxoris Earl of Fife, married Isabel, Countess of Fife, widow of Sir William Ramsay, and daughter and heiress of Duncan Earl of Fife, and died without issue after 14 August 1362.
Alexander, Earl of Buchan, 1374, and jure uxoris, Earl of Ross, known as “The Wolf of Badenoch” married Euphemia, Countess of Ross, widow of Sir Walter Leslie, and daughter and heiress of William, 5th Earl of Ross, and died without issue 24 July, 1394, leaving several illegitmate children.
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 About Queen Margaret of Scotland
The people unanimously chose Harold, son of Earl Godwine, to be their king.
They took ship, but a fierce gale drove them northwards and their vessel was forced to seek harbour, possibly at Wearmouth, where for a time they may have been the guests of the Bishop of Durham.
When they resumed their journey, the royal travellers sailed up the coast and landed in a sheltered bay on the Fife coast in the Firth of Forth, since called St. Margaret's Hope, where Malcolm, "attended by a gallant train," hastened to welcome the friends he may have known in England.
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and heiress of Duncan Earl of Fife, and d.s.p.
John, 3rd Earl of Buchan on the resignation of his father, 20 Sept. 1406, and Chamberlain of Scotland soon afterwards, head of the Scottish auxillaries in France 1420, Constable of France, fell at Verneuil, 17 Aug. 1424.
Alexander, Earl of Buchan, 1374, aud jure uxoris, Earl of Ross, known as 'The Wolf of Badenoch,' m.
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 Abernathy Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ethelred, whose name in Gaelic is Aehd, may have married the granddaughter of Luloch, a King of Scotland who was slain by Malcolm III, and Aehd's sons appear to have continued as secular heads of the Abernethy parish.
However, later Sir Hugh was involved with his sons Patrick and William, and Sir William Percy in the assassination of the regent, the Earl of Fife.
Margaret was married to the Sir Alexander Fraser of Philorth, Earl of Angus, Helen was married to the Earl of Crawford, and Mary married Sir Andrew, 6th Baron of Leslie, who along with William de Abernethy, signed the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath.
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Margaret, Countess of Orkney (dau of Hakon Paulson, Earl of Orkney)
Some sources show his son Heinrick, Earl of Ross, as by his first marriage but this is thought unlikely given that the connection to Ross came through his second marriage.
Gornflaeth of Ross (dau of Malcolm, Earl of Ross)
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 The Medieval Times Vol I No. 25
During the Medieval Crusades, transporting bodies off the battlefield for burial was a major problem, this was solved by carrying a huge cauldron into the Holy wars, boiling down the bodies, and taking only the bones with them.
Ethelred the Unready, King of England in the Tenth-century, spent his wedding night in bed with his wife and his mother-in-law.
Bonnie Prince Charlie, the leader of the Jacobite rebellion to depose of George II of England, was born 31 December 1720.
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 Marcus Antonius to Maite - tobg84.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Malcolm married (1) Ingibriorg Finnsdottir of the Uplands (of Halland), "Earl's Mother" daughter of Finn Arnasson of Vrjar, Jarl of Halland and Bergliot (Thorbiorg) Halfdansdottir in 1059/1066.
She died on 16 Nov 1093 in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, of grief at the death of her husband.
Ethelred, Lay Abbott of Dunkeld, Earl of Fife is printed as #1862.
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 Enjoying "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
Earl Siward of Northumbria invaded Scotland in 1054, probably with the intention of placing Duncan's son Malcolm on the throne in an attempt to effect a friendly Scotland.
The Historical Macduff -- According to this source, the first Earl of Fife was one Ethelred, so designated in 1057, shortly after Macbeth was finally killed.
The Historical Macduff -- This source repeats the (probably wrong) story that the first Earl of Fife was Ethelred, and that he was a son of Malcolm.
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 ancuairt.org | genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
She was the daughter of Ordgar of Devon, Earl of Devon.
She was the widow of Ethelwald of East Anglia, Earl of East Anglia.
She, whom Edgar had married in 964, was Elfrida, daughter of Ordgar, Earl of Devon, and widow of Ethelwold.
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 My Family
Enguerrand VII de Courcy (Earl of Bedford) died in 1396.
Enguerrand VII de Courcy (Earl of Bedford) and Isabella were married on 27 Jul 1365 in Windsor, England.
Francis (Prince), Alexander George of Teck (Earl of Athlone).
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