Sunday, September 2, 2012

G27: Comyn-FitzWaltheof

94562960. Lord Richard Comyn & 94562961. Hextilde FitzWaltheof

~1130, Hextilde born in Scotland, d/o §Uchtred Fitz Waltheof & 189125923. Bethoc of Scotland.
1144, “Ricardus nepos Willelmi Cumin frater illius Willelmi defuncti”, lord of the castle of Northallerton, Yorkshire, by grant of his uncle William Comyn, chancellor of Scotland. (S) FMG.
1145, Richard, “the Chancellor’s nephew”, married Hextilde. (S) Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy, Panton, 2011, P72. King David of Scotland granted Richard and his wife Hextilde the inheritance of Uchtred Fitz Waltheof, father of Hextilde. The land included the manor of Linton Roderick, Roxburghshire. [The gift later confirmed by King Henry II.]
5/24/1153, Malcom IV succeeded as king of Scotland.
12/19/1154, Henry II crowned king of England.
1160, "Ric Cymyn" donated "ecclesiam de Lyntunruderie" to Kelso monastery, for the souls of "Henrici comitis dni mei et … Johis filii mei quorum corpa apud eos tumulant". (S) FMG.
12/24/1165, William “the Lion”, age 22, crowned King of Scotland.
1166, "Ricardus Cumin" donated [Slapfeld] to Holyrood Abbey, with the consent of "Hestild uxoris mee et heredum meorum". (S) FMG.
By 1173, Richard appointed as a justiciar in Scotland.
7/11/1174, Richard with King William ambushed and captured at the battle of Alnwick. (S) Memoriale Fratris Walteri de Coventria, V2, 1873, P227.
10/11/1174, By the Treaty of Falaise, King William agreed to submission to King Henry, at which time Richard’s release was also granted.
1175, Ducan, earl of Fife, and Richard Comyn both Justiciaris of Scotland. (S) The Scottish Nation, V2, 1867, P209.
1178, Richard, Justiciar of Scotland. (S) History of the Provence of Moray, Shaw, 1827, P116.
1179, Richard fined 100£ for not fulfulling his duties as an English itinerant judge.
Bef. 1182, Richard died.
Hextilde married Malcom, earl of Atholl. (S) Scots Peerage, V1, Paul, 1904, P417.
“Hextildis comitissa de Eththetela” donated property to Rievall Abbey, for the soul of “domini mei Richardi Cumin”. (S) FMG.
Bef. 1189, Hextilde died.
(S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldry, McAndrew, 2006.

Family notes:

·         ~1095, Bethoc, born in Scotland, d/o 378251846. Donald III Bane, King of Scotland.
·         1116, Uchtred, son of Waltheof, witnessed a charter of Glasgow abbey. (S) Notes and Queries, White, 1879, P114. [Uchtred, son of Scot, witnessed the same charter.]
·         Richard witnessed 6 charters of King Malcom, and 33 of King William.
·         Undated: “R. Cumin” donated property to Hexham Priory, with the consent of “uxoris meæ Hextildis”.

Child of Richard and Hextilde:
i. William Comyn (47281480), born 1163 in Scotland.