Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My wife's ancestors - Hay - Contents


Sir Thomas Hay (and here),
of Erroll, Perthshire.
He mar (charter 1372) to Elizabeth Stuart [dau of Robert II, King of Scotland and descendant of Henry I].
They had issue:

Sir William Hay,
had issue:

Gilbert Hay,
had issue:

  1. William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll (and here).
    He mar Beatrice Douglas [descendant of Robert II, King of Scotland and of Henry I].
    He died 1462.
    They had issue:

    1. Isabel Hay,
      mar Laurence Oliphant and had issue.

The rebel Earl of Erroll

The 1st Earl of Erroll was the ancestor of:

Boyd becomes Earl of Erroll

John Hay, 12th Earl of Erroll, died 1704,
was grandfather of:

  1. Anne Livingston.
    She mar 1724 to William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock and had issue.
    Their son James Boyd became 15th Earl of Erroll in 1758 and changed surname to Hay.

Marquess of Tweeddale

Hay, Marquess of Tweeddale, are "probably" related to Hay, Earl of Erroll, above.
Of this family is:

Lord John Hay.
Portrait c.1700.
See full size. From here.


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