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Families covered: Early Earls of Ross
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Ferquard (Macintagart or MacTaggart), 1st Earl of Ross (d c1251)
1. William, 2nd Earl of Ross (d 05.1274)
  m. Jean Comyn (dau of William de Comyn, 1st Earl of Buchan)
  A. William, 3rd Earl of Ross (d 28.01.1322-3)§D
  m(1). Eupheme (possibly dau of Sir David Graham of Loveth)
According to TSP (Montrose), William's first wife was daughter of Sir David Graham. It is known that he married a Eupheme but it is not known which wife she was. It is also not known which wife was mother of ...
  i. Hugh, 4th Earl of Ross (d Halidon Hill 19.07.1333)
  m1. (1308) Maud/Matilda Bruce (dau of Sir Robert de Bruce, 6th Lord of Annandale)
  a. William, 5th Earl of Ross, Lord of Skye (d 09.02.1371-2)
  m. Mary MacDonald (dau of Angus Og MacDonald, Lord of the Isles)
  (1) William of Ross (dvpsp 1357)
  (2) Euphemia, Countess of Ross --
m1. (by 13.09.1365) Walter Leslie, Earl of Ross (d 27.02.1381-2) --
  m2. Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan (d 1394, "The Wolf of Badenoch")
  (3) Joanna/Janet of Ross --
  m. (1375) Sir Alexander Fraser of Cowie and Durris, 1st of Philorth, Sheriff of Aberdeen (d by 1411) --
  (4) Margaret of Ross possibly of this generation, she may not have existed
  Said by some to have been wife of Sir David FitzWalter de Hamilton, 2nd of Cadzow (d 1374).
  b. John Ross (dsp unm 27.05.1364)
c. Marjory Ross --
  m. (before 1328) Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn, Earl of Orkney and Caithness (d before 1350/7) --
  m2. (before 24.11.1329) Margaret Graham (dau of Sir David Graham of Kincardine)
  d. Hugh Ross of Rarichies, 1st of Balnagown (d by 10.1374)
  m. Margaret de Barclay
  e. Euphemia Ross --
  m1. John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray (dsp Durham 17.10.1346)
  m2. Robert Stewart, King Robert II of Scots (b 02.03.1316, d 19.04.1390) --
  f. Janet Ross --
  m1. _ Monymusk of that ilk
  m2. (mcrt 24.11.1375) Sir Alexander Moray of Ogilvy, 2nd of Abercairny (d 1410) --
ii. Sir John Ross (dsp)
  m. Margaret Comyn, Countess of Buchan (dau of Sir Alexander Comyn)
  iii. Sir Walter Ross (dsp Bannockburn 23.06.1314)
  iv. Isabella Ross (a 1317)
  v. Dorothea Ross
  m. Torquil McLeod, 2nd of Lewis
  vi. Lillias Ross
  m. William de Urchard (b c1275, d c1348)
  TSP (Ross) reports this Lillias as a daughter rather than sister of Earl Hugh, saying that she "is said to be married to William Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromartie, but no corroborative evidence has been found." BLG1999 (Urquhart of Urquhart) shows her as daughter of Earl William and the dates make this seem more acceptable.
2. Malcolm of Ross
3. Euphemia of Ross --
  m. Walter de Moravia, lord of Duffus (a 1224-62) --
4. Cristina of Ross
  m. Olaus, '5th' King of Man and the Isles (d 1237)

Main source(s): TSP (Ross)
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