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William St Clair Sinclair (1283 - 1330)

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Sir William St Clair Sinclair aka 8th Laird of Rosslyn
Born in Rosslyn Castle, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Teba, Malaga, Andalucia, Spainmap
Sinclair-1186 created 3 Apr 2013 | Last modified
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Categories: Clan Sinclair.

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Died with Douglas taking the Bruce's heart to the holy land[1]


Note: first shield
Note: Rosslyn shield


  • Source S-19 Title: The Scots peerage, founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom, Vol. VI Editor: Sir James Balfour Paul. Publication: D Douglas in Edinburgh 1909. Available without charge at [Open Library]
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On 31 May 2015 at 17:42 GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

St Clair of Roslin-6 and Sinclair-1186 appear to represent the same person because: same name, same parents, same dod

William is 22 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 22 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 18 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor and 11 degrees from Isabella I de Castilla y León on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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