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Families covered: Early Earls of Strathearn (Strathern)

Malise, 1st Earl of Strathearn (a 1124)
1. Ferquhard, 2nd Earl of Strathearn (d 1171)
  m. Ethen / Ethne
  A. Gilbert, 3rd Earl of Strathearn (b c1150, d 1223)
m1. Matilda d'Aubigny (a 1210, dau of William d'Aubigny)
  i. Gilchrist de Strathearn of Kinveachy and Glencairnie (d before 11.1198)
  ii. William of Strathearn (dsp before 1210)
  iii. Ferteth of Strathearn (dsp c1210)
iv. Robert, 4th Earl of Strathearn (d before 1244)
  a. Malise, 5th Earl of Strathearn (d before 23.11.1271)
  m1. (c1243) Marjory de Muschamp (d before 20.03.1254-5, dau of Sir Robert de Muschamp)
  (1) Muriel of Strathearn (b 1244, dsp before 11.1291)
  m. (after 1267) William, 5th Earl of Mar (d 1281, Chamberlain)
  (2) Maria of Strathearn (b c1248, d c1316) --
  m. (before 1269) Sir Nicholas de Graham of Dalkeith, Abercorn and Eskdale (d c1304) --
  m2. (before 12.1257) Matilda (dau of Gilbert, Earl of Caithness and Orkney)
  (3) Malise, 6th Earl of Strathearn (b c1257, d 1312-3)
  m. Agnes/Marjory/Egidia/Emma Comyn (dau of Alexander Comyn, 2nd Earl of Buchan)
(A) Malise, 7th Earl of Strathearn (d 1324-5)§D
  BE1883 merges this Malise with his son and reports great confusion on his marriages, showing Marjory de Mushcamp (shown here as 1st wife of the 5th Earl) as probably the last Earl's first wife. We follow TSP.
  m1. ??
  (i) Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn, Earl of Orkney and Caithness (d before 1350/7)
m. (before 1328) Marjorie Ross (dau of Hugh, 4th Earl of Ross)
  (a) Matilda of Strathearn
  m. Wayland (?) de Ard (possibly a Fenton)
  ((1)) Alexander de Ard (a 1375)
  ((2)) Margaret de Ard of Erchless probably of this generation --
  m. Alexander de Chisholme of Chisholme --
  (b) Isabella of Strathearn --
  m1. (28.05.1344) William, 7th Earl of Ross
  m2. William Sinclair of Roslin (d after 13.09.1358) --
  (c) Agneta of Strathearn
  m. Arngils Sunneson, Earl of Orkney (a 1357)
(d) daughter
  m. Guttorm Sperra
  ((1)) Malise Sperra, lord of Skaldale (d 1389/91)
  BE1883 suggests that the 4th daughter married Reginald Chene.
  (ii) Mary of Strathearn --
  m. (1319-22) Sir John Moray of Drumsagard --
  m2. Jean/Joanna Menteith (dau of Sir John Menteith of Rusky)
  (B) Gilbert of Strathearn (d after 11.1297)
  (C) Robert of Strathearn (d after 12.1297)
  (D) Matilda of Strathearn (b after 1272, a 10.1313)
  m. (mcrt 26.04.1293) Robert de Toeni (son of Ralph)
  (E) Helen of Strathearn reported by 'The Cheyne family in Scotland' --
  m. Sir Reginald le Chen of Inverugie, Duffus and Straloch, Sheriff of Inverness, etc --
  m3. (by 1262) Emma (a 1267)
  m4. (1268) Mary de Ergadia (Mary MacDougall of Lorn) (d 1304)
Unknown who was the mother of the following:
  (4) Robert of Strathearn (a 1306)
  (5) Cecilia of Strathearn
  b. Hugh of Strathearn (d before 1296)
  c. Sir Gilbert of Strathearn of Belnollo had issue (including Durie?)
  d. Annabella of Strathearn J
  m1. John of Restalrig (d before 1260) --
  m2. (before 1260) Sir Patrick Graham of Kincardine (d Dunbar 28.04.1296) J
  e. Mary of Strathearn (a 1268)
  m. Sir John Johnstone
  v. Sir Fergus of Strathearn of Oughtermachany (d c1247)
  vi. Sir Malise de Strathearn of Rossie (a 1272)
  a. Malise de Strathearn of Rossie
  b. Nicholas (rector)
  vii. Sir Gilbert de Strathearn of Glencairnie
  a. Gilbert de Strathearn of Glencairnie
  (1) ?? of Glencairnie
  (A) ?? of Glencairnie
Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (i) ?? of Glencairnie
  (a) ?? of Glencairnie
  ((1)) Gilbert of Glencairnie
  ((A)) Matilda of Glencairnie (d before 31.01.1434)
  m. Sir John (Ian Ruadh) Grant, Sheriff of Inverness (a 1434)
  viii. Matilda of Strathearn
  m. Malcolm, 6th Earl of Fife (dsp 1228)
  ix. Cecilia of Strathearn --
  m. Sir Walter of Ruthven (a 1245) --
  x. Ethna or Helen of Strathearn --
  m. David de Haya of Erroll, Sheriff of Forfar --
  xi. Mary of Strathearn possibly fits here
  m. William de Hambledon
  m2. Ysenda of Abercairney (sister of Sir Richard of Gask)
  B. Malise de Strathearn of Muthil, etc (d before 1214)
  m. Ada (dau of David 'Etherington', Earl of Huntingdon)
  C. Christian of Strathearn
  m. Walter Olifard, Justiciar of Lothian (a 1223)

Main source(s): TSP (Strathearn), BE1883 (Malise of Strathern)
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