Thursday, November 4, 2010

G23: 5908530

5908530. Sir John Comyn & 5908531. Maud ?


~1270, John born in England, younger s/o 11817060. Sir John Comyn & 11817061. Alice de Roos.

1273-78, John’s father died; his older half-brother, also named John, the hier.

1279, John a minor when his older half-brother John of Badenoch [aka “Red Comyn”] gave him £20 of lands. [John’s older half-brother was a Guardian of the Maid of Norway, a supporter John Baliol against Robert Bruce, active in battles with England and King Edward I, eventually murdered on orders of Robert Bruce.]

4/27/1296, John fought for Scotland at the battle of Dunbar with other family members and was captured. The prisoners were taken to the Tower in London.

7/30/1297, John Comyn of Badenagh [the younger] was released from prison with his brother [the elder] and nephew of the same name [son of Sir John Comyn, lord of Badenak] when they agreed to serve with the king in Flanders [against the French.] (S) Calendar of Close Rolls.

8/23/1297, John and his fellow prisoners left for Flanders with the king in a fleet of 500 ships.

3/1298, after hearing of the victories of William Wallace, John’solder brother John and other scottish knights deserted in France and made there way to Paris. The French King provided them passage back to Scotland.

4/7/1302, John leased a pasture to the Abbot and Convent of Thorenton. (S) UKNA.

8/23/1305 in London, King Edward executed captured William Wallace [Brave Heart].

2/10/1306, John’s older brother John murdered at Dumfries.

John married Maud.

1313, John, lord of Ulseby, bore Three gargs between as many trefoisl slipped. (S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldry, McAndrew, 2006, P45.

6/24/1314, John’s nephew John, heir of his older brother, killed at the battle of Bannockburn.

Sir John, knt. of Ulseby, Lincolnshire died. [Ulceby came through his mother’s family, 2nd wife of his father.]

1332, Lady Maud had 2 brass pots stolen at Ulceby by Henry Staven.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P201. (S) Misc. Gen. & Heraldica 4th, Ser. 4, 1912, P70.

Children of John and Maud: [1 son, 1 daughter]

i. Robert Comyn, born ~? in England.
1335, in Robert Comyn’s lawsuit, he identified himself as the son of John Comyn, who was the son of John Comyn, [Sr.], by Alice de Roos, d/o William de Ros of Helmsley.

ii. Isabel Comyn (2954265), born ~1315 in England.

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