Cu24 Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan was the son of William Comyn, Earl of Buchan and Margaret, Countess of Buchan.
|Born: before 1233.
Married: . Elizabeth de Quincy (Qu24), daughter of Roger de Quency (Qu25), 2nd Earl of Winchester and Helen de Galloway
Died died before 6 April 1290.
| Children of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth
Marjory Comyn+ 4
William Comyn d. a 1312
Elizabeth Comyn+ b. b 1260, d. b 17 Feb 1328/295
John Comyn, 7th Earl of Buchan b. b 1260, d. bt 11 Aug 1308 - 3 Dec 1308
(Cu23) Sir Alexander Comyn+ b. b 1285, d. c 1305
|Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Buchan [S., c. 1115] in 1233. He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] between 1251 and 1255. He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] between 1257 and 1289. He inherited large estates in Galloway, Fife, and the Lothians.2 He held the office of Constable of Scotland in 1270. On 4 February 1283/84 he was one of the nobles who engaged to maintain the succession to the Crown of Margaret of Sctoland. In 1285 he was one of the six Guardians on the death of King Alexander III.|
[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 46. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 374. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 375.
[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 507.
[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 147.