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  • ID: I15775
  • Name: John Of Strabolgi
  • Suffix: 9th Earl of Atholl
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 7 NOV 1306 in London, Middlesex, England
  • Cause: Hanged for treason, and his body burnt and head fixed on London Bridge 1
  • BATT: Methven 1306 (hanged afterwards)
  • Note: 1

    Was taken prisoner after battle of Methven on 19 June 1306, and was executed on 7 November 1306, with his body burnt and his head fixed on London Bridge (and his titles forfeited).
    Heir to Chilham Castle, Kent.
    John of Strathbogie, 9th Earl of Atholl succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Atholl [S., c. 1115] on 6 August 1270.1 On 5 February 1283/84 he was one of the nobles who acknowledged Margaret, Maid of Norway, as their Sovereign.1 In 1292 he swore fealty to King Edward I.1 He fought in the Battle of Dunbar on 28 April 1296 in Dunbar, Scotland, fighting on the side of the Scots, who were defeated. He was taken prisoner to London.
    On 31 July 1297 he was ordered to be released from the Tower of London.
    On 27 March 1306 he assisted at the coronation of King Robert Bruce of Scotland.1
  • _UID: 862399DEA6AD4CD9AE064B4DF0303E90D21A
  • Change Date: 13 SEP 2007



    Father: David Of Strabolgi
    Mother: Isabel of Dover

    Marriage 1 Mary Mar
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children David Of Strabolgi
    2. Has Children Isabel Strathbogie

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      URL: www.kent-history.com/castles/chilham.htm
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