Simon de Senlis Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton
(-Abt 1110)
Maud of Huntingdon
(Abt 1074-1131)
Saer I de Quincy Lord of Daventry
Maud de St. Liz
Robert de Quincy Lord of Buckley and of Fawside
(-Bef 1197)


Family Links

1. Orabilis of Leuchars

Robert de Quincy Lord of Buckley and of Fawside 1 2

  • Marriage (1): Orabilis of Leuchars before 1170
  • Died: Bef 1197

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Saer de Quincy, 1st Earl of Winchester :

The family of de Quincy had arrived in England after the Norman Conquest , and took their name from Cuinchy in the Arrondissement of Béthune ; the personal name "Saer" was used by them over several generations. Both names are variously spelled in primary sources and older modern works, the first name being sometimes rendered Saher or Seer, and the surname as Quency or Quenci.

The first recorded Saer de Quincy (known to historians as "Saer I") was lord of the manor of Long Buckby in Northamptonshire in the earlier twelfth century, and second husband of Matilda of St Liz , stepdaughter of King David I of Scotland . This marriage produced two sons, Saer II and Robert de Quincy . It was Robert, the younger son, who was the father of the Saer de Quincy who eventually became Earl of Winchester. By her first husband Robert Fitz Richard , Matilda was also the paternal grandmother of Earl Saer's close ally, Robert Fitzwalter.

Robert de Quincy seems to have inherited no English lands from his father, and pursued a knightly career in Scotland, where he is recorded from around 1160 as a close companion of his cousin, King William the Lion . By 1170 he had married Orabilis , heiress of the Scottish lordship of Leuchars and, through her, he became lord of an extensive complex of estates north of the border which included lands in Fife , Strathearn and Lothian .

  Noted events in his life were:

• Justiciar of Scotland.

• Crusader.

Robert married Orabilis of Leuchars, daughter of Ness Fitz William Lord of Leuchars and Unknown, before 1170.


1 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 53-27 (Margaret de Beaumont).

2, Saer de Quincy, 1st Earl of Winchester.

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