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  • Name: William de CRICHTON , 1st Laird of Sanquhar 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1270 in Crichton Castle, Pathhead, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Death: BEF 1317 in Sanquhar, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
  • Note:
    William, ancestor of the Marquesses of Bute (the earlier generations of which are Crichtons of Sanquhar and then Earls of Dumfries). [Burke's Peerage]





    A brief History:

    The lands of Kreitton formed one of the earliest baronies around Edinburgh and are mentioned in charters of the early 12th century.

    Thurstan de Crechtune was a witness to the foundation of the Abbey of Holyrood House by David I in 1128. Thomas de Crichton swore fealty to Edward I of England in the Ragman Roll of 1296. Thomas had 3 sons each of whom extended the family holdings, William his 2nd son married Isabel de Ross heiress to the barony of Sanquhar in Dumfriesshire.

    Father: Thomas de CRICHTON , Sir b: ABT 1230 in Crichton Castle, Pathhead, East Lothian, Scotland
    Mother: Eda b: ABT 1240 in Scotland

    Marriage 1 Isabel de ROS , Heiress of Sanquhar b: ABT 1295 in Sanquhar, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
    • Married: AFT 1307 in 2nd husband 2
    1. Has Children Edward CRICHTON , 2nd Laird of Sanquhar b: ABT 1315 in Sanquhar Castle, Dumfrieshire, Scotland

    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 990
    2. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
      Page: John P. Ravilious (Therav3), 16 Sep 2003

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