Male - Abt 1376

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  • Name Duncan WALLACE OR WALAYS, Knight 
    Suffix Knight 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1376 
    Person ID I48248  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2012 

    Family Eleanor de DOUGLAS,   d. Aft 1376, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1368 
    • They had no children.
    Last Modified 10 May 2012 
    Family ID F15474  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Eleanor de Douglas married (1st) Alexander de Brus, Earl of Carrick, illegitimate son of Edward de Brus, Earl of Carrick, by his ?wife/?mistress, Isabel, daughter of John de Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl. They had no issue.

      He was slain at the battle of Halidon Hill 19 July 1333.

      She married (2nd) James de Sandilands, Knight, of Calder, Midlothian. They had two sons, James, Knight, and Patrick.

      In 1350 he and his wife Eleanor obtained a papal indult to choose confessors. In May 1350 King David II confirmed the charter of William de Douglas, lord of Douglas, granting to James de Sandilands and his wife, Lady Eleanor de Brus (sister of the said William de Douglas) the barony of West Calder, Midlothian in free marriage.

      Sir James de Sandilands died in 1358.

      In May 1358 Eleanor de Brus, Countess of Carrick, was granted safe conduct to go to England with Queen Joan of England, wife of King David II of Scotland.

      She married (3rd) William de Towers (or Tours), Knight, of Dalry. In 1357 he and Archibald de Douglas, Knight, were granted safe conduct to go to England with four horsemen.

      She married (4th) before October 1373 Duncal Wallace (or Walays), Knight, of Sundrum.

      In 1373 King Robert II granted various baronies and lands to Duncan and his wife Eleanor, which were to be held to Duncan and Eleanor and the longest liver of them and the legitimate heirs of Duncan; whom failing to her son, James de Sandilands and his heirs.

      She married (5th) by dispensation dated 18 March 1376 (she and his former wife, Agnes, being related in the 4th degree of kindred) Patrick Hepburn, Knight, of Mailes. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Magna Carta Ancestry, Douglas Richardson, (Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah), ISBN 1460992709., vol. II, pg. 294.