Lady Marie (Marjory) Sinclair of Roslyn Castle,

1376–

The Life of Marie (Marjory)

When Lady Marie (Marjory) Sinclair of Roslyn Castle, was born in 1376, her father, Henry Sinclair 1st Earl of Orkney, was 26 and her mother, Jean Haliburton of Dirleton, was 21. She married David 'Saint David' Menzies of Menzies and Weem, Governor of Orkney in 1397, in Weem, Perthshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Lady Marie (Marjory) Sinclair of Roslyn Castle,
1376–
David 'Saint David' Menzies of Menzies and Weem, Governor of Orkney
1377–1449
Marriage: 1397
Sir John Menzies of Menzies and Weem
1397–1438
John Menzies of Menzies and Weem
1397–1467
Cuthbert Menzies
1400–
Katherine Menzies
1405–
David Menzies
1409–
Andrew Menzies
1410–1465

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1397
Weem, Perthshire, Scotland
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Sinclair 1st Earl of Orkney

    Male1350–1404Male

  • Jean Haliburton of Dirleton

    Female1355–1400Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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