Ancestors 1000 – 1300

Totland Family Ancestors

1000 – 1300

Here are some of the Totland Family Ancestors from the year 1000 to 1300.

Dervorguilla of Galloway, Lady of Balliol

Balliol College Portraits: 13
Oil on panel, 21×17″, uncertain date
Poole number 3

Dervorguilla de Galloway

1210 -1287, (25th great grandmother)

Dervorguilla of Galloway lived from 1210 to 1290. She was the daughter and heiress of the Gaelic prince Alan, Lord of Galloway and his second wife Margaret of Huntingdon. She married John, 5th Baron de Balliol, and mother of the future king John I of Scotland. There are 8 recorded children but Wiki doesn’t include the birth of son William but records show he was the brother of Alexander.

John Balliol, Baron of Baliol

Balliol College Portraits: 16
Oil on canvas, 44×35, 1670.
Poole number 2

John de Baliol, 5th Baron de Balliol

(1212-1268), 25th great grandfather

John de Balliol lived from 1212 to 1268 was a leading figure of Scottish and English life of his time. He was the 5th Baron de Balliol and was married to Dervorguilla of Galloway and Scotland. John and Dervorguilla were very wealthy which allowed Balliol to play a prominent public role, and, on Henry III’s instruction, he served as joint protector of the young king of Scots, Alexander III. He was one of Henry III’s leading counsellors. Following a dispute with the Bishop of Durham, he agreed to provide funds for scholars studying at Oxford. Further endowments after his death, supervised by Dervorguilla, resulted in the establishment of Balliol College in Oxford (which is named for him).

David, Earl of Huntingdon

David, Earl of Huntingdon

David of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon

(1144 – 1219), 27th great grandfather

David of Scotland was a Scottish Prince and grandson of David I. He married Maud of Chester and had 7 children. His daughter, Margaret of Huntingdon, married Alan, Lord of Galloway in 1209. Alan was King of the Kingdom of Galloway in Scotland and had a daughter, Dervorguilla of Galloway, who married John Balliol, 5th Baron de Balliol. David of Scotland pictured “The Talisman is fictional story about the crusades and David’s was the hero of some very romantic adventures on his way home.

David I of Scotland

David I of Scotland

King David I of Scotland 

(1083-1153), 29th great-grandfather

David I or Dabíd mac Maíl Choluim lived from 1085 to 1153 and was the son ofMalcolm III and Saint Margaret and ruled Scotland from 1124 to 1153. He marriedMatilda (Maud), Countess in Huntingdon, and had a son Henry, Earl of Northumbria. When Henry died before David, David passed the throne to his grandson Malcolm IV which then passed to William I of Scotland (Malcolm’s brother). David’s 3rd grandson, David of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon, is our ancestor.

Fergus of Galloway (King and Lord of Galloway, Scotland)

Fergus of Galloway (King and Lord of Galloway, Scotland)

Fergus of Galloway (King and Lord of Galloway, Scotland)

(1110-1161), 29th great grandfather

Fergus of Galloway was King, or Lord, of Galloway from an unknown date (probably in the 1110s), until his death in 1161. He was the founder of that “sub-kingdom,” the resurrector of the Bishopric of Whithorn, the patron of new abbeys (Dundrennan Abbey), and much else besides. He became a legend after his death, although his actual life is clouded in mystery. He married Elizabeth of Scotland who was the daughter of Henry I and they had a son called Uchtred.

Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III of Scotland

(1058-1093), 30th great grandfather

Malcolm III was married to Saint Margaret of Scotland and King of Scotland.  They had 8 children with most marring into other families and connecting back into our.  Malcolm’s son, David I, succeeded him to the throne.  Malcolm was the son ofDuncan I who was portrayed in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.  Duncan was killed by his first Duke, Macbeth, who then took over the throne of Scotland.  Malcolm III was exiled probably to England since he was only 9 years old and could not protect himself.  When he was older, he returned to Scotland and killed Macbeth.  Macbeth’s son, Lulach, succeeded Macbeth to the throne but was killed less then a year later by Malcolm.  Malcolm then took the throne until his death in 1093.  Malcolm’s son David I was King after Malcolm.

Saint Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Scots

Saint Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Scots

Saint Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Scots

(1045-1093), 30th great grandmother

Saint Margaret was the daughter of the English prince Edward the Exile, son ofEdmund Ironside, and lived from 1045 to 1093. She married Malcolm III, King of Scots, becoming his Queen consort, and had 8 children. Her daughter, Edith of Scotland married King Henry I of England (30th great grandparents). Her other son,David I, married the Countess of Huntingdon (also a direct ancestor, 29th great parents). Saint Margaret was made a saint in 1250 in recognition of her personal holiness, fidelity to the Church, work for religious reform, and charity. Her feast day is November 16.

King Henry I of England

King Henry I of England

King Henry I of England

(1106-1135), 30th great-grandfather

King Henry I of England was the 4th son of William I and was ruler of England from 1106-1135.  He took over the kingdom when his older brother went to fight in the first crusades and in return granted the Barons of England the “Charter of Liberties” which is considered the first version of the Magna Carta.  He married Edith, daughter of King Malcolm III of Scotland.  He is known for having more then 25 children but only 2 with Matilda.  One of his mistresses, Isabel (Elizabeth) de Beaumont (1102-1172), daughter of Robert de Beaumont had a daughter Elizabeth.  Elizabeth married Fergus, Lord and  King of Galloway in Scotland.

Matilda "Atheling" Queen of Scotland

Matilda “Atheling” Queen of Scotland

Matilda “Atheling” Queen of Scotland

(1079-1118), wife of 30th great grandfather of King Henry

Matilda of Scotland (also known as Edith of Scotland) lived from 1080 to 1118. When she was about six years old, Matilda (or Edith) and her sister Mary were sent to Romsey, where their aunt Cristina was abbess. During her stay at Romsey and Wilton, The Scottish princess was much sought-after as a bride; she turned down proposals from both William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey, and Alan Rufus, Lord of Richmond. She was married to Henry I and together ruled England from 1100 to 1118. Matilda had spent most of her life in a nunnery but since she never became a nun, was allowed to marry Henry. She had 2 children, Matilda of England andWilliam Adelin but may have raised several of the illegitimate children of Henry.

William I of England "William the Conqueror"

William I of England “William the Conqueror”

William I of England “William the Conqueror”

(1027-1087), 31st great-grandfather

William I of England or better known as “William the Conqueror” lived from 1027 to 1087 and was the son of the Duke of Normandy and King of England from 1066-1087.  He married Matilda of Flanders.  His rule had massive changes in the way of life for the English in many areas including church reform, peasantry, women’s roles and rights, and education.  His reign was the last time England was conquered by a foreign power and his changes would bring many years of conflict within England.  William had 9 well known children and there are sources that show several others including Henry I.  He is our 31st Great Grandfather (starting from generation 1).

Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England

Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England

Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England

(1024-1087), 31st great grandmother

Matilda of Flanders lived from 1031 to 1083 and was Queen consort of the Kingdom of England and the wife of William I the Conqueror. It is believed that she declined to marry William due to their status and William took offence and confronted her. To avoid further problems, she agreed to marry William and became the smallest queen in history (4’2″). She was the daughter of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, and Adèle, daughter of Robert II of France. She had 8 children with William including King Henry I.

Duncan I of Scotland

Duncan I of Scotland

Duncan I of Scotland

(1007 -1040), 31th great grandfather

Duncan I of Scotland was king of Scotland and son of Crinan of Dunkeld (who was the first in the House Dunkeld) and Bethoc, daughter of Malcolm II.  He married Suthen and together they had a few sons (Malcolm III and Donalbane).  He became King after the death of Malcom II.  Duncan I was portrayed in Shakespeare’s Macbeth where he was killed by his Duke Macbeth and later succeeded by his sonMalcolm III.  He is considered the first in the House of Dunkeld which ruled Scotland from 1034 to 1286.

Malcolm II, King of Scotland

Malcolm II, King of Scotland

Malcolm II, King of Scotland

( – 1034), 32nd great grandfather

Máel Coluim mac Cináeda (Malcolm II) was the High King of Scotland and successor to Kenneth II (his father).  Malcolm was the last in the House of Alpinwhich ruled Scotland from 848-1034 between 2 branches of the same family.  The throne was passed to his daughter’s son Duncan I (Since he had no living sons) which united the Family under the House of Dunkeld.

Lord de Vuseburne

Lord de Vuseburne

Lord de Vuseburne was a Kings Thane for William I (William the Conqueror) around 1050 AD.  His daughter (a heiress, unknown name) married John Le Wake, the chief magistrate and started the Wakeman family line I have recorded in the family tree.  The family lived at Ripon, in Yorkshire and it is unknown if the family took its name from the town or if the town took its name from this family.  Most of the line have Coat of Arms registered in England.
Website with a good summary of Wakeman history
Wakeman Descendants

King Crown Here is a list of some others we are related to between 1000-1300:

Princess Adele of France (1012-1078)
Maud, Countess of Huntington (1074-1130)
Sir William Scott, Chief Justice of England ( -1350)
Edward the Exile, King of England (1016 – 1057)
Henry IV of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor, (1050 – 1106), 28th g-grandfather
King Alfonso I of Portugal, (1110 – 1185), 24 g-grandfather
Saint Fernando III, King of Castile, (1199 – 1252), 21st g-grandfather
Saint Louis IX, King of France, (1214 – 1270), 22nd g-grandfather
King Henry III of England, (1207 – 1272), 21st great grandfather
King Edward I “Longshanks” of England, (1239 – 1307), 20th great grandfather