Earl William MAR
(1222-Bef 1281)
Countess Elizabeth Comyn MAR
(Abt 1223-1267)
Prince Dafydd Ap Llewelyn WALES
(Abt 1209-1246)
Princess Isabella Braose WALES
(Abt 1238-)
Earl Donald MAR, I
(Abt 1243-Aft 1297)
Princess Helen NORTH WALES
(Abt 1246-Aft 1295)
Earl Gratney MAR
(Abt 1272-1305)


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Christina BRUCE

Earl Gratney MAR

  • Born: Abt 1272, Castle, Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Married: 1292, Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Died: Sep 1305

   Other names for Gratney were Gartnait, Gartnet and MAR Earl.

   Ancestral File Number: 9G46-92. User ID: 37822972.

   General Notes:

Earl of MAR.

Robert the Bruce King of Scots, Ronald McNair Scott, Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc, New York, 1982.
p82: "Bruce and his handful of Knights had taken refuge in the mountains of Atholl... He sent word to his brother Nigel to bring to him from Kildrummy his Queen, the Countess of Buchan, his daughter Marjorie and his two sisters, Mary, wife of his comrade Neil Campbell, and Christina, now twice widowed, first by the death of her husband the Earl of Mar and then by the execution of her second husband, Christopher Seton.
p214: "...The royal family were rejoiced by the marriage of Bruce's sister Christina, widow of the Earl of Mar and of Christopher Seton successively, to Andrew Moray, son of the patriot hero of Stirling Bridge, an inheritor of great estates and soon to become a guardian of the realm."

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9G46-92 Gratney or Gartnet Earl of MAR.

   Marriage Information:

Gratney married Christina BRUCE, daughter of Earl Robert De Bruce CARRICK, VI and Countess Margaret CARRICK, in 1292 in Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (Christina BRUCE was born about 1273 in Seton, East Lothian, Scotland and died in 1356-1357.)

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