'Baliol1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Baliol of Barnard Castle, Baliol of Cavers, Baliol of Scotland, Baillie of Hoprig
[This page was originally uploaded as 'Baillie1'. The name was changed to 'Baliol1' on 22.12.2003.]

The sources we have found for this family support and contradict each other as shown below. However, they mainly start off with ...
Guy de Bailleul or Baliol (a 1090)
1. Bernard or Barnard de Baliol
  m. Mathilde
  BE1883 reports that Guy was succeeded by the Barnard who was 1st of Barnard Castle "or, by some accounts, the son of Barnard de Baliol". The 'jarnou' web site identified below shows the Barnard who was 1st of Barnard Castle as son of Bernard (who, by Mathilde, was also father of those shown in B+ below) son of Sir Hugues of Bailleul who was son of the above Guy de Bailleul. 'Lives of the Baillies' (like BE1883) shows Guy de Baliol as father of ...
  A. Barnard de Baliol, 1st of Barnard Castle (a 1138)
  m. Agnes de Pincheni (or Picquigny)
BE1883 and 'Lives of the Baillies' show the following descent but the 'jarnou' web site shows Hugh, father of the John who married Devorgilla of Galloway, as brother rather than son of ...
  i. Eustace de Baliol of Barnard Castle (d 1211)
  m. Perronnelle (a 10.1198, widow of Robert Fitzpiers)
  a. Hugh de Baliol of Barnard Castle (b c1189)
  m. (c1215) Cecily de la Fontaine (b c1195, dau of Aleaume Fontaine) name found on a web site
  (1) John de Baliol of Barnard Castle (b c1212, d 12.10.1268)
  m. (1233) Devorgilla of Galloway (d 28.01.1289-90, dau of Alan, Lord of Galloway, Constable)
Devorgilla was a great-niece of the Scots Kings Malcolm IV and William 'the Lion'. It was because of this connection that her son John became entitled to claim the throne.
  (A) Sir Hugh Baliol of Barnard Castle (b 1240, dsp before 10.01.1271)
  m. Agnes de Valence (dau of William de Valence, Earl of Pembroke)
  (B) Cecilia de Baliol (b c1240)
  m. (c1269) John de Burgh (b c1236)
(C) Sir Alexander Baliol of Barnard Castle (b c1242, dsp before 13.11.1278)
  m. Alianora de Genoure
  (D) Mary or Alianora de Baliol (b c1246) named Mary by BE1883 and TCP (Balliol) but as Alianore by TSP (Badenoch)
  m. (before 1283) Sir John 'the Black' Comyn, Lord of Badenoch (d c1303)
  (E) Ada de Baliol (b c1248) GS
  m. (1266) Walter de Lindsay, Lord of Lamberton (d 1282) GS
(F) John Baliol, Lord of Galloway, King of Scots (b 1249, d 04.1313)
  m. (before 07.02.1281) Isabel de Warenne (dau of John Plantagenet de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey)
  (i) Edward Baliol, King of Scots (b 1282, dsp c05.1363)
  (ii)+ other issue - Henry (b c1284/5, dsp 16.12.1332), Margaret (or Agnes or Maud) (b c1282, d unm), Anne (b c1286)
  There is some confusion re the identity of King John's daughters. Various sources identify 2 daughters but they are named differently, albeit normally Margaret and Anne. Various sources (including 'RoyalData' and GenEU) suggest that the younger daughter married Brian FitzAlan of Bedale but TCP (FitzAlan) makes no such suggestion whilst RoyalData notes that it is not certain that Anne ever existed.
(G) Alan Baliol of Barnard Castle (b c1250, dsp before 1272)
  (H) Margaret de Baliol (b c1259, dsp)
  (2) Ada de Baliol (b c1206, d 29.07.1251) Y
  m. John FitzRobert de Warkworth and Clavering (d 1240) Y
  (3)+ other issue - Eustace (b c1208), Bernard (b c1210), Jocelin (b c1214)
  b. Sir Henry de Baliol of Cavers, Chamberlain of Scotland
  m. Lora de Valoniis (dau of William de Valoniis)
  (1) Guy de Baliol (d Evesham 1265)
  (2) Sir Alexander de Baliol of Cavers (and Chilham), Chamberlain of Scotland (d before 06.1311)
TCP (Balliol of Cavers) points out that the common notion that this Alexander was a younger brother of King John Baliol is erroneous.
  m. (c1270) Isabel de Chilham (b after 1245, d by 01.05.1292, dau of Richard de Dover of Chilham)
  (A) Sir Thomas de Baliol of Cavers possibly father or grandfather of ...
  (i) Sir Thomas de Baliol of Cavers
  (ii) Isabel de Baliol
  m. Ranald More
  (B) Sir Henry Baliol, 1st of Hoprig
  (C) William Baillie, 2nd of Hoprig
  m. ?? Wallace (dau of Sir William Wallace, the patriot)
  (i) Sir William Baillie of Hoprig and Lamington (a 1357) --
  m. Isabella Seton (dau of Sir William Seton of Seton) --
(3) William de Baliol 'le Scot' (b c1251, d c1313, Chamberlain of Scotland)
  William is sometimes identified as brother of King John (above). This is thought to be because he is known to have been a brother of Alexander of Cavers, the Chamberlain, and Alexander is sometimes erroneously described as brother rather than cousin of King John.
  c. Eustace de Baliol, Sheriff of Cumberland
  m. Hawise de Boyville (dau of Ralph de Boyville de Levyngton)
  Reportedly descended from this family, but how is not known, was the undermentioned Sir Robert, mentioned in Visitation (Foster 1875, Yorkshire, 1584/5, Burdett of Denby).
  (1) ?? Baliol presumed intermediary generation
  (A) Sir Robert Baliol
  m. Margaret Denby (dau/heir of Sir Robert de Denby by Margaret, dau/heir of Sir Robert de Holand)
  (i) Idonea Baliol, heiress of Denby & Nether Holland
  m. Robert Burdett (a 1303)
The following were found in the 'jarnou' web site identified below.
  B.+ Enguerran, Guy, Eustace, Halwide
2. Sir Guy de Bailleul
  m. Denise
3. Sir Goscelin de Bailleul
  A. Enguerran de Bailleul = Ingelgram de Baliol
  m. ?? de Berkeley (dau of Sir Walter de Berkeley, Chamberlain) wife of Ingelgram and presumed mother of ...
  i. Eustace de Baliol
  m. Agnes de Percy (dau of William de Percy of Topcliffe)
  a. Ingelgram de Baliol (dsp)
  ii. Ellen de Baliol (d c1281) Y
  m. William de Percy of Topcliffe (d before 28.07.1245) Y

Main source(s):
(1) BE1883 (Baliol), 'Lives of the Baillies' by James William Baillie, published in Edinburgh 1872
(2) http://jarnou.free.fr/debailleul.html (03.05.15 check: this site can no longer be found)
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