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27. Henry ST. CLAIR 2nd Earl Of Orkney 19 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1) was born in 1362 in Orkney Islands, Orkney, Scotland7 and died on 1 Feb 14207 at age 58.

Henry was captured at the battle of Halidon Hill in 1402 and released probably before 24 Jan 1403-04 when he was granted an exemption from castle-guard in his baronies of Roslin etc. St. Clair's of the Isles mistakenly attributes this charter to his father, who was definitely deceased by 1402 when this Henry was known as the Earl.

28 May 1405 he attested a charter of Robert III at Linlithgow.

1405/1406 Henry sailed for France with Prince James, who Robert II had commited to his care. They were captured at sea on 22 March 1405/6 and sent to the tower.

1407 Henry was given a safe conduct to return to Scotland with 12 attendants on the surety that he would be back at Durham or wherever the King was by Christmas. Also in 1407/08 he had a warrant for himself and 2 of his esquires and 8 companions for safe conduct until Pentecost.; also one granted till Midsummer for his ship, a merchant, the ship's master and crew to trade in the King's dominion.

1409 Henry was involved in the negotiations for the release of James, who was now King.

1412 he went to France with the Earl of Douglas.

He died in 1420 of influenza.

Events

Taken prisoner by the English, 14 Sep 1402. 7

Henry married Egidia DOUGLAS Countess Of Orkney,19 daughter of Sir William DOUGLAS Of Nithsdale 5 and Egidia (Jill) STEWART,27 in 1407.7 Egidia died after 1420.7

Egidia's Marriage Details : Henry and Egidia had a papal dispensation for their marriage as they were in the 2nd and 3rd degree of relationship.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 38 M    i. William SINCLAIR 1st Sinclair Earl Of Caithness; 3Rd Earl Of Orkney 28 was born in 1408 in Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom and died in 148229 at age 74.

+ 39 F    ii. Beatrix SINCLAIR 5 died before 8 Feb 1463.30

28. John ST. CLAIR 1 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

John's Death Details : Y

John married Ingeborg.5

Ingeborg's Death Details : Y

29. William ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1) died after 1405.

30. Elizabeth ST. CLAIR 20 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Elizabeth's Death Details : Y

Elizabeth married Sir John DRUMMOND Of Cargill And Stobhill, Justiciar Of Scotland.5 John died in 1428.

Elizabeth's Marriage Details : Also two younger sons

Events

John was employed as, Justiciary of Scotland.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 40 M    i. Sir Walter DRUMMOND Of Cargill And Stobill .15

31. Margaret ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Margaret's Death Details : Y

Margaret married James LEASK Of Cragy; Laird Of Hupe.5

James's Death Details : Y

32. Jean ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Jean's Death Details : Y

Jean married Sir John FORRESTER Of Corstorphine.5 John died in 1448.

33. Daughter A ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Daughter's Death Details : Y

Daughter married COCKBURN Of Stirling.5

's Death Details : Y

34. Daughter B ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Daughter's Death Details : Y

Daughter married HERON Of Marieton/Merton.5

's Death Details : Y

35. Mary ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Mary's Death Details : Y

Mary married Thomas SOMERVILLE Of Carnwath.5

Thomas's Death Details : Y

36. Marjorie ST. CLAIR 5 (Henry Lord Of Roslin, Earl Of Orkney (Prince)21, William Of Roslin18, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1).

Marjorie's Death Details : Y

Marjorie married Sir David MENZIES Of Weem.5

David's Death Details : Y

37. George DOUGLAS Earl Of Douglas; Lord Abernethy; 1St Earl Of Angus 15 (Margaret STEWART Countess Of Angus & Mar24, Margaret ST. CLAIR19, William Of Roslin (Sir)16, Henry Of Roslin (Sir)12, William (Sir)11, Henri10, Henri9, William8, Henri7, Henri3, William 'The Seemly'2, Walderne1) died before 1409 in England, UK.26 The cause of his death was plague.

Taken prisoner at Homildon Hill on 14 Sept 1402. Ransom was refused by King Henry IV and so he remained a prisoner in England where he died of the plague.

George married Mary STEWART,31 daughter of King Robert III, Robert STEWART 1st Duke Of Albany 32 and Annabella DRUMMOND,15 on 24 May 1387. Mary was born after 1367.

Mary's Death Details : Y


Children from this marriage were:

+ 41 F    i. Elizabeth DOUGLAS 33 was born about 1397.

+ 42 M    ii. William DOUGLAS 2nd Earl Of Angus 34 was born about 1400 and died in 143735 aged about 37.

+ 43 F    iii. Mary DOUGLAS .1

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