Sir Reginald de Crauford, ,Lord of Loudon,4th Sheriff of Ayr

Male - 1297


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  • Name  Sir Reginald de Crauford, ,Lord of Loudon,4th Sheriff of Ayr 
    Prefix  Sir 
    Suffix  ,Lord of Loudon,4th Sheriff of Ayr 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1297  the Barns of Ayr , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Barns of Ayr was an English military barracks located at Ayr , Scotland.The barns was where the treacherous slaying of a number of Scottish barons of Ayrshire, including Sir Reginald Crawford Sheriff of Ayr, Sir Bryce Blair of Blair, Sir Neil Montgomerie of Cassillis, Crystal of Seton, and Sir Hugh Montgomerie, by hanging in 1297 was undertaken. A total of three hundred and sixty people were executed. In revenge, William Wallace burned the barracks with the English inside. William later attacked Ayr Castle and slaughtered the English garrrison.
    Notes 
    • In 1292, he was one of the nominees on the part of Robert Bruce in his competition for the crown of Scotland with Baliol. Believing that the oath to Edward, as it had been exacted by force, was not binding on him, he joined with the first of the Scottish patriots who rose in arms against Edward.

      He risked his life and the lives of his family to provide protection from the English to his nephew,William Wallace. After six years of running interference for his nephew as the situation spun out of control incident after incident. His lands were forfeited because of his support for Robert Bruce,a year later he was captured and hung(the first Lord of the Scottish Council of Barons to be killed by agents of King Edward at the Barns of Ayr ).
    • (Research): Also recorded as Sir Ronald or Sir Ranald
    Person ID  I19374  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified  27 Apr 2014 

    Father  Sir Hugh de Crauford, ,of Loudon,   b. Abt 1226, Loudoun, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1288, Loudoun, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alicia de Draffen,   b. Abt 1230, Draffen, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1245 
    Family ID  F2194  Group Sheet

    Family  Cecilia,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Sir Reginald de Crauford, ,Lord of Loudon,Sheriff of Ayr,   d. 13 Feb 1307, Carlisle Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hugh de Crauford, of Auchenames,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F2245  Group Sheet




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