Uchtred DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway
(-Aft 1189)
Roland DE GALLOWAY, Lord of Galloway
Alan DE GALLOWAY, Constable of Scotland


Family Links

1. Unknown DE LACY

2. Unknown DE LISLE
  • Devorguilla DE GALLOWAY+
  • Christian DE GALLOWAY
4. Juliana
5. Rose DE LACY

Alan DE GALLOWAY, Constable of Scotland

  • Married (1): Before 19 Dec 1200
  • Married (2):
  • Married (3): 1209, Dundee, Scotland
  • Married (4): Before 30 Mar 1222
  • Married (5): 1228/9
  • Died: 2 Feb 1233/4
  • Buried: Dundraynan, Galway

  General Notes:

Compiler's 24 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

He succeeded his father in 1200 as Lord of Galloway. "Alanus filius Rollandi de Galwythia" donated "partem terre in territorio de Gillebeccokestun…de Widhope" to Melrose abbey, for the souls of "Ricardi de Morevill avi mei et Willemi avunculi mei, Rollandi patris mei et…mea et Helene matris mee", by undated charter. "Alanus filius Rolandi dominus Galwath[ie] et Scocie constabularius" donated annual revenue to St Bees by undated charter, witnessed by "Alano filio Ketelli, Alano de Camerton, Gilberto filio Gospatrici…". "Thomas de Colevilla cognomento Scot" donated "quartam partam de Almelidum…Keresban" to Melrose abbey by undated charter witnessed by "…Alano filio Rolandi de Galewai, Fergus filio Uctredi, Edgaro filio Douenad, Dunkano filio Gilbti comite de Carric…". "Alanus fili Rolandi de Galweia constabularius dni regis Scottorum" donated property "in Ulkelyston" to Kelso monastery, for the souls of "patris mei Rolandi, avi mei Huhtredi", by charter dated to [1206].

The Annals of Dunstable record that “dominus Galwinæ” died in 1235. The Liber Pluscardensis records the death in [1234] of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway…qui…fuit constabilarius Scociæ" and his burial "apud Dundranan". The Chronicle of Lanercost records the death "circa purificacionem beatæ Virginis" [2 Feb] in 1233 of "Alanus dominus Galwydiæ". On his death Galway was divided between his daughters, but the people of Galway invited Alexander II King of Scotland to become their sole lord but he refused. The king finally defeated the insurgents after Jul 1235. 1

  Marriage Information:

Alan married an unnamed daughter of Roger FitzJohn DE LACY, Constable of Chester, and Matilda (Maud) DE CLARE, before 19 Dec 1200. (Unknown DE LACY died between 1201 and 1206.)

  Marriage Information:

Alan also married an unnamed daughter of Lord Reginald DE LISLE and Fonie.

  Marriage Information:

Alan also married Margaret DE HUNTINGDON, daughter of David "Canmore" DE HUNTINGDON and Matilda DE KEVELIOC, in 1209 in Dundee, Scotland. (Margaret DE HUNTINGDON was born about 1194 and died after 6 Jan 1233.)

  Marriage Information:

Alan also married Juliana before 30 Mar 1222.

  Marriage Information:

Alan also married Rose DE LACY, daughter of Hugh DE LACY, 1st Earl of Ulster, and Lesceline DE VERDUN, in 1228/9. (Rose DE LACY died after 1237.)


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

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