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David I mac Crínán "the Saint," King of Scotland
(Abt 1880-1153)
Maud Countess of Huntingdon and Northumbria
William de Warenne 11th Earl de Warren & Surrey
(Abt 1071-1138)
Isabella de Vermandois Countess of Leicester
Henry mac Crínán Earl of Huntington
Ada de Warenne

William I "The Lion" King of Scotland


Family Links

1. Ermengarde de Beaumont

2. Isabel de Avenell
3. Unknown Mistress
4. Daughter of Adam de Hythus

William I "The Lion" King of Scotland

  • Born: 1142-1143, Scotland
  • Marriage: Ermengarde de Beaumont
  • Mistress: Isabel de Avenell
  • Mistress: Unknown
  • Mistress: Daughter of Adam de Hythus
  • Died: 4 Dec 1214, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland at age 72 871
  • Buried: 1214, Arbroath Abbey, Aberbrothock, Scotland 871

bullet   Another name for William was Uilliam Garm.

bullet  Information about this person:

• Web Reference: Undiscovered Scotland - William I.

• Background Information. 871
William, "the lion" married on 5 Sep 1186 at Woodstock, Ermengarde, daughter of Richard, Vicomté de Bellomonte. He died at Stirling 4 Dec 1213, and was buried at Arbroath. His wife died 11 Feb 1233/4 and was buried at Balmerino. Their children were:

Alexander, afterwards king.
• Margaret, was married at York in 1221, to Hubert de burgh, Justiciar of England and Ireland.
• Isabella, married to Roger Bigod, Earl of Norfolk, and died without children.
• Marjory, married, at Berwick, 1 Aug 1235, Gilbert, Earl of Pembroke. She died without issue, 17 Nov 1244 and was buried in London.

King William's illegitimate children:

• Robert de London
• Henry Galightly
Isabella, whose mother was daughter of Robert Avenel. She was first married to Robert de Brus in in 1183, and second to William de Ros
• Ada, was married in 1184 to Patrick de Dunbar, fifth Earl of Dunbar. She died in 1200.
Margaret, whose mother was the daughter of Adam de Hythus, was married to Eustace de Vesci.
Anfrica, married William de Say. Her great-grandson was Roger de Mandevill.

~The Scots Peerage, pp. 5-6

• Background Information. 189
William, "the Lion," had only one surviving legitimate son, Alexander II. He had atleast six illegitimate children who were:
• Rogert de London
• Henry Galithtly, whos son Patrick was a Competitor (to the Scotish Crown) in 1291
Isabella, by a daughter of Robert Avenal. Isabella married first, Robert Brus, yet had no issue. She married second, William de Ros.
• Ada, married in 1184 to Patrick de Dunbar, 5th Earl. Her greatgrandson was Patrick de Dunbar who was a Competitor.
Margaret, by a daughter of Adam de Hythus, and who married Eustace de Vesci. Her grandson William de Vesci was a competitor.
Aufrica, who married William de Say. Her great-grandson, Roger de Mandeville was a Competiitor.

~"Royal Bye-Blows III: Illegitimate Descendants of the Scottish Kings," NEHGR, Vol 122, Oct. 1968, pp. 266-267

William married Ermengarde de Beaumont, daughter of Richard Seigneur de Beaumont and Lucie de l'Aigle.

William has a relationship with Isabel de Avenell, daughter of Richard de Avenell and Sibyl. (Isabel de Avenell died on 11 Feb 1234 in Scotland 871 and was buried Balmerino 871.)

William had a relationship with Daughter of Adam de Hythus, daughter of Adam de Hythus and Unknown.


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