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William* II Irwyn (b. 1317, d. 1390)William* II Irwyn (son of William* I Irwyn and Marotte* Bernard)5, 5, 5 was born 1317 in Drum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland5, 5, 5, 5, and died 1390 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland5, 5, 5, 5, 5.He married Lady Montford, daughter of Thomas Montford.
Notes for William* II Irwyn:
Baron Edward Irwyn of Bonshaw was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1240. In the year 1260 he fathered William de Irwyn I. William de Irwyn I married Marrote, second cousin of Robert the Bruce. William served as armour-bearer and later secretary to Robert the Bruce, who gave him a grant of the lands of Drum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1323. William de Irwyn I also got a grant of Witeriggs and Redmyres from David Bruce in 1332. He built his castle at Drum, which is one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland today. During the battle of Dublin, William was mortally wounded and died in 1335 at Drum Castle.
His son, William Alexander de Irwyn II, was born in 1317 in Drum, Scotland. In 1338 he married a daughter of Sir Robert Keth, Great Marishal. William Alexander Irwyn II died in 1390.
Wm.II his grandson married a daughter of Sir Robert Keith, Great Marishal (who was killed at the battle of Durham,) by Margaret, d/o Sir Gilbert Hay, Lord High Constable.
Alexander III, his son, held a command in the Lowland force at Harlaw, where he was killed.
Alex. IV, present at Harlaw, 1411. His monument in Drum's Aisle, where he is entitled "dms Alexander de Irwyn secund." He and his brother Robert witnesses to excambion between Reginald de Irwyn and Patrick de Ogilvy of Auchterhouse in 1422. Captain and Governor of the Burgh of Aberdeen, 1440.
Alex.V infeft in his father's lifetime in lands of Lonmay, Savoch, Corskellie, and Cairness in Buchan. Got a charter of lands of Learny, 1446.
Another son, greatly distinguished himself at the battle of Brechin, 1452; from him are descended the Irvines of Lenturk and of Germany. He got the lands of Whiteriggs and Redmyres from his father, and those of Beltie from the Earl of Huntly.
More About William* II Irwyn:
Date born 2: 1317, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.5
Date born 3: 1317, Drum, Aberdeens, Scotland.5
Degree: 18 great grandparent from Leo Moss' side.
Died 2: 13905
Occupation: armour-bearer and later secretary to Robert the Bruce.
Children of William* II Irwyn and Lady Montford are:
- +Alexander* III Irvine, b. 1343, Drum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland5, 5, 5, 5, d. 1442, Battle of Red Harlaw, sCOTLAND5, 5, 5, 5.