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Alan (Galloway) FitzRoland (1186 - abt. 1234)

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Sir Alan "Lord of Galloway, Constable of Scotland" FitzRoland formerly Galloway
Born in Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1200 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1209 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1229 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 22 Nov 2018 | Created 23 Oct 2015
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Illustrious Men
Alan FitzRoland was one of 16 Illustrious Men, counselors to King John, who were listed in the preamble to Magna Carta.
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Alan Fitz Roland, Lord of Galloway, died about 2 Feb. 1233/34, and was buried at Dundrennan Abbey.[1]

Research Notes

Estimated birth year: about 1186, based on Wikipedia article, which says "Alan's first known important attestation occurs late in December 1199,..."[2]


  1. Royal Ancestry 2013 Vol. I p. 228-229
  2. Wikipedia: Alan of Galloway (accessed 11 September 2018)

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On 14 Apr 2014 at 00:36 GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

DeGalloway-19 and Macdonal-3 appear to represent the same person because: Same DOB,Death, Same Child

On 25 Feb 2014 at 11:56 GMT Eugene Quigley wrote:

I believe the LNAB should be Alan fitz Roland and probably not Macdonal.

Rejected matches › Alan William MacDonald

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