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John Ross (abt. 1375 - 1414)

Sir John "of Halkhead" Ross
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1394 in Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 May 2016
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John Ross was born in Scotland.

John was born about 1375, the son and heir of John de Ross of Halkhead.

He married Agnes, daughter and sole heiress of Sir John Melville.>[1][2] They had issue:

  1. John

Research Notes

There is another Agnes Melville, daughter of Thomas Melville, who married John's descendant Robert Melville.[3]


  1. Douglas, Robert, "The Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, from their Origin to the present Generation. Collected from the Public Records and Chartularies of this Country, the Records and other Writings of the Nobility and the Works of Our Best Historians", Edinburgh: R. Fleming, 1764,, p. 581
  2. Knowles, George Parker, "A Genealogical Account of the Rosses of Dalton, in the County of Dumfries, from their First Settlement in Scotland in the Twelfth Century, to the Year of our Lord 1854", London: private, 1855,, p. 5
  3. Fraser, William. "The Melvilles Earls of Melville and the Leslies Earls of Leven", Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable at the Edinburgh university press, 1890, Vol. I,, p. 21

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