Biography of William Hay 4th Earl Erroll

Timeline

Before 1495 William Hay 4th Earl Erroll and Christian Lyon Countess Erroll were married.

Around 1495 William Hay 5th Earl Erroll was born to William Hay 4th Earl Erroll and Christian Lyon Countess Erroll.

On 14 Jan 1507 William Hay 4th Earl Erroll succeeded 4th Countess Erroll. Christian Lyon Countess Erroll by marriage as Countess Erroll.

Battle of Flodden

On 09 Sep 1513 at the Battle of Flodden the English army was commanded by Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland, Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle and Marmaduke Constable.
The English army included: Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford, William Conyers 1st Baron Conyers, Thomas Berkeley 5th Baron Berkeley and Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape. Randall Babington, John Bigod and Thomas Fitzwilliam were killed.
Marmaduke Constable, William Constable, George Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Aston, Edmund Walsingham, Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh and Walter Stonor was knighted by Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk.
The Scottish army suffered heavy casualties. James IV King Scotland, Alexander Stewart Archbishop St Andrews, Andrew Stewart 1st Lord Avondale, Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox, James Traquair, Archibald Campbell 2nd Earl Argyll, Robert Douglas, William Douglas 6th Lord Drumlanrig, George Douglas, William Douglas, John Douglas 2nd Earl Morton, Alexander Elphinstone 1st Lord Elphinstone, John Erskine, William Hay 4th Earl Erroll, Thomas Hay, Adam Hepburn 2nd Earl Bothwell, George Hepburn Bishop Isles, Adam Hepburn Master, Thomas "Younger of Cushnie" Lumsden, John Maxwell 4th Lord Maxwell, William Murray, Colin Oliphant, William Ruthven, George Seton 5th Lord Seton, Henry 03 Lord Sinclair, John Hay 2nd Lord Hay, David Home and William Sinclair 2nd Earl Caithness were killed.
George Home 4th Lord Home and John Stewart 2nd Earl Atholl fought.

William Hay 4th Earl Erroll was born to William Hay 3rd Earl Erroll and Isabel Gordon Countess Erroll.

Family Trees

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great Grand Son of James I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: William Hay 3rd Earl Erroll Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: William Hay 1st Earl Erroll

Great GrandFather: Gilbert Hay

GrandMother: Beatrice Douglas Countess Erroll Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas, 1st Earl Avondale

Great x 2 GrandFather: Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: James "Black" Douglas

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: Maurice de Moravia Strathearn 1st Earl Strathearn

Great GrandMother: Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Sinclair 2nd Earl Orkney

Great x 2 GrandMother: Egidia "Fair Maid of Nithsdale" Douglas Countess Orkney Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Nithsdale" Douglas

Great x 3 GrandMother: Egidia Stewart Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Isabel Gordon Countess Erroll Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: George Gordon 2nd Earl Huntley Great x 13 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Alexander Gordon 1st Earl Huntley Great x 12 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Alexander Seton Great x 11 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Seton 2nd Lord Seton Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Gordon

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Gordon

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Crichton Countess Huntley

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Crichton

GrandMother: Anabella Stewart Queen Consort Cyprus Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: James I King Scotland Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert III King Scotland Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert II King Scotland Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Mure Queen Consort Scotland

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anabella Drummond Queen Consort Scotland

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England