'Dunbar01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dunbar of Dunbar, Dunbar of Lothian, Dunbar of March, Corbet of Lanton, Corbet of Mackerston

Gospatrick (Cospatrick), Earl of Northumberland, 1st Earl of Dunbar (b c1040, d 1073)
Although it does include a note which might be interpreted as acknowledging the possibilty that there were 2 Gospatricks, TCP (Dunbar) treats this Gospatrick as the same person as the Gospatrick we show as his son (with the Gospatrick who d 1166 as the 2nd Earl and Waltheof as the 3rd Earl). To add to the uncertainty about these early generations, BE1883 reports 4 generations of successive Gospatricks, all Earls, whilst some sources show 3 generations of successive Gospatricks but do not identify this Gospatrick as being the 1st Earl of Dunbar, leaving that to his son Gospatrick. As TSP provides quite a bit of detail on the various generations, we follow TSP in showing 3 successive generations of Earl Gospatricks but note that this leads to differences with the numberings of the Earls used in some other records.
1. Dolfin, Lord of Cumbria
2. Waldeve (Waltheof), Lord of Allerdale
  m. Sigrid / Sigarith
A. Alan (a 08.1139)
  i. Waldeve (dvpspm)
  B. Gospatric of Bolton, etc (a 1154)
  i. Waldeve (d before 1200)
  a. Christiana
  m. Duncan Lascelles
  b. Galiena --
  m. Philip Moubray --
  C. Gunnild GHJSY
  m. Uchtred, Lord of Galloway GHJSY
  D. Hectreda / Octreda
  m1. Randulph de Lindesay
  m2. William de Esseville/Esseby
3. Gospatrick, 2nd Earl of Dunbar, Earl of Lothian (d 'Battle of the Standard' 23.08.1138)
  m. Sybel Morel of Bearley (dau of Arkil Morel)
  A. Gospatrick, 3rd Earl of Dunbar, Earl of Lothian (d 1166)
  m. Derdere
i. Waldeve, 4th Earl of Dunbar, Earl of Lothian (d 1182)
  m. Aline (d 20.08.1179)
  a. Patrick, 5th Earl of Dunbar, Earl of Lothian (b 1152, d 31.12.1232)
  TSP names Patrick, William, Robert and Ada as his children but noted also that he "had apparently other children, perhaps daughters, but their names are unknown." TSP is not clear as to which wife bore the children but BE1883 attributes those 4 named children to Ada.
  m1. (1184) Ada (d 1200, dau of William 'the Lion', King of Scots)
  (1) Patrick, 6th Earl of Dunbar (d 1248)
  m. (c1213) Eupheme Stewart (d c1267, dau of Walter Stewart, 3rd Hereditary/High Steward of Scotland)
  (A) Patrick, 7th Earl of Dunbar (b c1213, d 24.08.1289)
  m. (1242) Cecilia (dau of John (Fraser ?))
(i) Sir Patrick 'black beard', 8th Earl of Dunbar, 1st Earl of March (b c1242, d 10.10.1308)
  m. (by 1282) Marjorie Comyn (dau of Alexander Comyn, 2nd Earl of Buchan)
  (a) Patrick, 9th Earl of Dunbar, 2nd Earl of March, 'Earl of Moray' (b 1282, d 1368)§D
  m1. (before 1303) Ermengarde
  ((1))+ other issue (dvpsp) - Patrick (b 1304, d by 05.09.1351), Sir John
  m2. (c1322) Agnes Randolph (a 24.05.1367, dau of Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray)
  (b) Margaret of Dunbar --
  m. Sir Richard Lundie of Lundie (a 1297) --
  (ii) Sir John of Dunbar (a 1286)
  (iii) Sir Alexander of Dunbar (a 26.06.1331) --
This Alexander is shown by BP1999 (Dunbar of Mochrum) as brother of Patrick, the Earl who married Agnes Randolph, rather than his uncle as we show here. We are following TSP (Dunbar).
  (B) Waldeve of Dunbar (a 1271, rector of Dunbar)
  (C) Thomas of Dunbar
  This connection from the house of Dunbar is suggested by research on the Learmonth family.
  (i) Thomas
  (a) ?? de Learmonth
  ((1)) ?? de Learmonth
  ((A)) John Learmonth of Whitekirk (b c1370) --
  m. Margaret Douglas --
  (D) Isabel of Dunbar (a 1269) identified by a contributor (JB, 21.04.06) Y
m1. Roger FitzJohn de Clavering of Clavering, Warkworth and Horsford (d 1249) Y
  m2. (before 19.05.1262) Sir Simon Baard (Bayard) (a 1288)
  (2) William of Dunbar (d 1253)
  m. Christiana Corbet (d 1241, dau of Walter Corbet of Mackerston, son of Walter by Asa)
  The following is supported by 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 11, Kenneth Vickers, 1922, 'Corbet of Lanton', p130).
  (A) Nicholas Corbet of Mackerston & Lanton (a 1263, dsp)
  m. Margery (dau/coheir of Hiugh Bolceck, m2. Ralph (son of William))
  (B) Patrick Corbet of Fogo
  (C) Walter Corbet of Lanton (d before 1293)
  m. Joan (a 1293)
  (i) William Corbet (dvp before 1290)
  m. Lotette (m2. Thomas Hepple)
  (a) Walter Corbet (d before 1326)
  m. Isolde (d 1330)
((1)) Robert Corbet of Lanton (a 1330)
  ((A)) John Corbet of Lanton (d before 1379)
  m. Eleanor Strother (dau of Henry Strother)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Corbet
  m1. Robert Rea (d before 1387)
m2. (by 1387) John Creretoun of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  (3) Sir Robert (a 1258)
  (4) Ada of Dunbar
  m1. William de Courtenay (d before 11.09.1217)
m2. (c1219) Theobald de Lascelles (d before 10.1225)
  m3. William of Greenlaw @@ below
  m2. (before 1218) Christina (widow of William de Brus of Annandale)
  We have not yet identified Christina who is shown by some web sites to be her own great-granddaughter by her 1st husband!
  (5) Cecilia of Dunbar identified by various web sites as fitting here but sb a generation (or 2) later ?? J
  m. James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland (b c1243, d 16.07.1309) J
b. Constantine (d young)
  c. Alice / Helen --
  m. Philip de Seton (a 1177) --
  ii. Patrick of the Hirsell and Greenlaw
  m. Cecilia Fraser ??
  a. William of Greenlaw had issue (possibly William of Home ??)
  m. Ada of Dunbar (dau of Patrick, 5th Earl of Dunbar, Earl of Lothian) @@ above
  iii. daughter possibly of this generation JRY
  m. Gilbert or Gillebride, 2nd Earl of Angus (d c1187) JRY
B. Waldeve (later called Adam)
  C. Edward of Edlingham, etc
  m. Sibilla
  i. Waldeve
  a. John (d before 1247)
  D. Edgar 'Unnithing'
  m. Alice de Greystoke (dau of Ivo de Greystoke)
  i. Alexander (dsp)
ii. Patrick of Calstron/Kestern had issue
  iii. Agnes of Dunbar probably of this generation
  m. Anselm le Fleming
  E. Uthred of Dundas (a temp David I who r. 1124-1153) --
  F. Juliana
  m. Ralph/Ranulph de Merlay, Lord of Morpeth
  G. Margaret of Dunbar probably of this generation J
  m. Philip de Montgomerie J
4. Octreda / Ethreda of Northumberland
  m. Waldeve (son of Gillemin)
5. Gunnilda of Northumberland
  m. Orm, lord of Allerdalte
6. Matilda of Northumberland
  m. Dolfin (son of Aylward)
7. Aethelreda / Ethelreda of Northumberland
  m. Duncan II, King of Scots (b 1060, d 12.11.1094)

Main source(s): TSP (Dunbar), BP1999 (Dunbar of Mochrum), BE1883 (Dunbar)
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