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Beatrix Le Chen[1]

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  • Name Beatrix Le Chen 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I67872  My Genealogy

    Father Reginald (Sir) (3rd of Inverugie) Le Chen,   b. Abt 1235,   d. Bef 1312  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary (of Duffus) De Moravia,   b. Abt 1245,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F14701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sir Andrew (Yr of Touchfraser) Fraser,   b. Abt 1228,   d. Abt 1306  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alexander (Sir O Touchfraser Chamberlian) Fraser,   b. Abt 1278,   d. 3 Aug 1322  (Age ~ 44 years)
     2. Andrew Fraser,   d. 1333, Battle Of Halidon Hill Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Simon (Sir) (of Brotherton 1st Lord Lovat) Frase,   d. 1333, Battle Of Halidon Hill Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James (of Frendraught) Fraser,   d. 1333, Battle Of Halidon Hill Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Christina Fraser,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F18778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From "The Cheyne Family in Scotland" by Lieut.-Colonel Archibald YthanCheyne. (Published AD 1931) V.V. Sumfield, Printer, Station Street,Eastbourne.
      Page 29.
      (The author of 'The Frasers of Pilorth' is of the opinion that anotherdaughter of this Reginald (Sir) le Chen, le fils, by Mary de Moravia, waswife of Andrew (Sir) Fraser of Pilorth, Sheriff of Sterling, and he baseshis opinion on the agreement of 1312, above mentioned, between Mary deMoravia, Duffus, and Alexander, son of this Andrew (Sir) Fraser. Andrew(Sir) Fraser's wife had dower lands in Caithness between 1280 and 1290,(viii) and the author's argument is as follows: (ix) "It is this Mary, ofDuffus, who in her widowhood made the agreement (Robert I. 1312) withAlexander Fraser by order of Robert I. She was the wife of Reginald (Sir)le Chen before 1269 and a daughter of theirs might have been of age tobecome the wife of Andrew (Sir) Fraser between 1280 and 1290 and mighthave received dower lands in Catania (out of her mother's lands ofStrathnavir in Caithness) and if during the disturbances of that stormyperiod the part of Mary's estates where these dower lands were situatedhad been lost or alienated by her, Alexander Fraser might have justclaims on her other possessions in lieu of this inheritance, to which hehad right through his mother but which is no longer in Mary's power togrant him: and as far as can be ascertained there is no reason to befound for any such pretensions on the part of Andrew (Sir)'s son. Thisview of the case may suggest a cause for the confirmation of the royalletters by David II in 1363, for the possessions of the last Reginald(Sir) le Chen, Lord of Duffus, were divided amongst his daughters, whowere married about that time, when it is possible that some revival ofthe claims may have been tried by Alexander Fraser's heiress Margaret andher husband, William (Sir) de Keith, the Marischal. Probably thereforeAndrew (Sir) Fraser's wife, who had diwer lands in Catania, was a of thefamily Le Chen".)

      (vii) S.C. Shires. IV. 612-Cal of Docs. rel. to Scot. III. 340
      (viii) Rot. Scot. I. 35
      (ix) The Frasers of Pilorth. I. 46

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.