Biography of John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray

Timeline

Around 1371 Thomas Dunbar 5th Earl Moray was born to John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray and Marjorie Stewart Countess Moray.

In 1374 John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray succeeded 4th Earl Moray (2C 1372). Marjorie Stewart Countess Moray by marriage Earl Moray (2C 1372).

Battle of Otterburn

On 05 Aug 1388 a Scottish army commanded by John Swinton defeated an English army commanded by Henry "Hotspur" Percy during the Battle of Otterburn at Otterburn. Henry "Hotspur" Percy and his brother Ralph Percy were captured as was Matthew Redman. On the Scottish side James Douglas 2nd Earl Douglas was killed, John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray fought. The English suffered 1000 killed, 2000 captured. The Scottish 100 killed, 200 captured.

In 1391 John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray was killed in a tournament at York from wounds received from Thomas Mowbray 4th Earl Norfolk, 2nd Earl Nottingham.

Elizabeth Dunbar was born to John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray and Marjorie Stewart Countess Moray.

John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray and Marjorie Stewart Countess Moray were married.

John Dunbar 4th Earl Moray was born to Patrick Dunbar and Isabel or Geiles Randolph.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 15 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Scotland: Great x 6 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 17 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks, King Lombardy, Holy Roman Emperor

Kings France: Great x 8 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: Patrick Dunbar

Mother: Isabel or Geiles Randolph

GrandFather: Thomas Randolph 1st Earl Moray

GrandMother: Isabella Stewart Countess Moray

Great GrandFather: John Stewart

Great x 2 GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 4th High Steward

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Stewart 3rd High Steward

Great x 3 GrandMother: Bethóc Angus

Great GrandMother: Margaret Bonkyl

Great x 2 GrandFather: Alexander de Bonkyl Bonkyl