Fergus DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway
(-Abt 1136)
Waltheof Gospatric DE DUNBAR, Lord of Allerdale
Uchtred DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway
Roland DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway


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Roland DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway

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  • Died: 1200, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

  General Notes:

Compiler's 24/25 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

William of Newburgh names "fratri nefarie interempto filius Rollandus". "...Huctred son of Fergus, Gilebert son of Fergus...Rolland son of Huctred..." witnessed the charter dated to [1166] under which William King of Scotland confirmed the grant of property to “Robert de Brus”. John of Fordun’s Scotichronicon (Continuator) records that, after the death of "dominus Galwalliæ Gilbertus, filius Fergusii" in 1185, "Rotholandus filius Othredi" fought with "Gilpatricio, et Henrico Kennedy, necnon Samuele".

Lord of Galloway. The Extracta ex Cronicis Scocie records that "Rothonaldus…dominus Galuidie, pater magni Alani" succeeded "Willelmo de Moreuilla constabulario Scocie" and married his sister. "Roland de Galweia fil Uchtredi costabularius reg Scott" donated property "apud Lochkendeloch" to Kelso monastery by charter dated to [1200]. "Rodland de Galloway gives the K. 500 marks to have a recognizance by twelve free men of the vicinage of Bosiate, whether Richard de Moreville father of his wife Helena was seized of a knight’s fee in Bosiaute" in Northampton, dated [Dec] 1200. "Rollandus filius Uctredi" donated "unam salinam in Preston" to Melrose abbey by undated charter.

The Annals of Ulster record the death in 1200 of "Roland son of Uchtrach king of the Foreign-Irish”. John of Fordun’s Scotichronicon (Continuator) records the death "apud Northamptonam" in 1200 of "Rotholandus de Galweia" and his burial "apud Sanctum Andream". 1

  Marriage Information:

Roland married Helen DE MORVILLE, daughter of Richard DE MORVILLE and Hawise DE LANCASTER. (Helen DE MORVILLE died on 11 Jun 1217.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Devorguilla of Galloway.

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