Sir Andrew MORAY, Jr
- Married: 20 Sep 1305
- Died: 1338
Another name for Andrew was Sir Knight.
Ancestral File Number: 9G46-KF.
Robert the Bruce King of Scots, Ronald McNair Scott, Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc, New York, 1982
p38: "...The pent-up resentment of a proud and spirited race, smouldering like a peat fire below the surface, burst into flame and by may 1297 the whole of Scotland, outside Lothian, was in revolt led by two outstanding men: Andrew Moray and William Wallace.
"Andrew Moray had been captured at Dunbar together with his father, Sir Andrew Moray, and his uncle. Escaping from his prison in Chester, he made his way to the hereditary lands of his fatherin the Mounth, ther great mountainous mass which divides the Spey River from the Tay. There he raised the standard of rebellion at his father's castle at Avoch and to him rallied not only the warlike men of Moray, but also the burghers of Iverness under Alexander Pilche. Together they so harried and ambuscaded the English that anguished cries for help were sent to King Edward...
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 4.11 9G46-KF Andrew MORAY [SIR KNIGHT] Mar Christina BRUCE BRUCE 9G46-2T 20 Sep 1305 PLACE: Dispensation?
Andrew married Christina BRUCE, daughter of Earl Robert De Bruce CARRICK, VI and Countess Margaret CARRICK, on 20 Sep 1305. (Christina BRUCE was born about 1273 in Seton, East Lothian, Scotland and died in 1356-1357.)