Guillaume (William) DE WARENNE 1st Earl of Surrey
(Bef 1037-1088)
Hugues "Le Maisné" CAPET, Comte de Vermandois
(Abt 1065-1120)
William II DE WARENNE 2nd Earl of Surrey & Warren
(Bef 1088-1131)


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Henry DE HUNTINGDON, Earl of Huntingon & Northumberland


  • Born: Lewes, Sussex, England
  • Married: 1139, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England
  • Died: 1178, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England
  • Buried: Haddington Nunnery, Lincolnshire, England

  Research Notes:

Robert of Torigny refers to the wife of "Henricus filius eius [David rex Scotiæ]" as "filia Willermi comitis de Warenna, sorore uterine Gualeranni comitis Mellenti". She is named by Orderic Vitalis, who also names her father. "Ada comitissa mater regis Scottorum" donated "toftum in burgo meo de Hadintuna" to St Andrew’s priory, for the soul of "Henrici comitis sponsi mei", by undated charter, witnessed by "…Hela comitissa de Fif…". "Ada comitissa mater regis Scot" donated "unam marcham argenti", from "Malisus de Pethmolin", to St Andrew’s priory for lighting the church, for the soul of "comitis Henrici sponsi mei", by undated charter witnessed by "Hug Giff, Alexandro de sco Martino, Hug de Baiol…Willo Giff…". "Morgrundus comes de Mar" donated "ecclesiam Miggehwith" to St Andrew’s priory, confirmed by "Agnetis comitisse sponse mee", by undated charter witnessed by "Ada comitissa, Hela comitissa, Alexandro de sco Martino, Hugone Giffard, Willo Giffard…Willo filio Hugonis Giffard…".

The Chronicle of Melrose records the death in 1178 of Ctss Ada. 1


He [Henry of Scotland] married Ada (or Adeline), daughter of William (de WARENNE), EARL OF SURREY, by Isabel, daughter of Hugh, COUNT OF VERMANDOIS. He died v.p., 12 June 1152, and was buried at Kelso [k]. His widow died in 1178, having in that year founded the Nunnery of Haddington. 2

  Marriage Information:

Ada married Henry DE HUNTINGDON, Earl of Huntingon & Northumberland, son of Daibhidh (David) I "the Saint" MAC MÁEL COLUIM rí Alban & Saxan and Mahaud DE HUNTINGDON Queen of Scotland, in 1139 in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England. (Henry DE HUNTINGDON was born about 1115, died on 12 Jun 1152 in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England and was buried on 12 Jun 1152 in Kelso Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy: Medlands: Ada de Warenne.

2 Complete Peerage..., VI:642.

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