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.
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.
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.)