Did you know Janet and Queen Elizabeth ll share the same 26th Great Grandfather?
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Mum- Dorothy Addison - 1932-2014 born in Liverpool
Grandad - William Addison - 1899-1972 born in Liverpool
Great Grandmother - Martha Cumine - 1871-1942 born in Jarrow
2nd Great Grandfather - William Cumine - 1845-1925 born in Aberdeen
3rd Great Grandfather - Joseph Cumine - 1816-1882 born in Aberdeen
4th Great Grandfather - Joseph Cumine - 1787-1865 born in Aberdeen
5th Great Grandfather - William Cumine - 1766 - born in Banffshire
6th Great Grandfather - John Cumine - 1740- born in Banffshire
William Cumine (Janet's 2nd Great grandfather) pictured with his wife Isabella Jane Wilson and their children.
Far right Janets great grandmother Martha
7th Great Grandfather - Joseph Cumine 1711- 1785 - Laird of Aurchy
8th Great Grandfather - John Cumine 1670- 1739 - Laird of Aurchy
9th Great Grandfather - William Cumine 1634 -1707 Laird of Aurchy
William Cumine, born in 1634, sold his paternal lands of Lochtervandich and purchased the lands of Auchray and Pittulie, in Buchan, in the reign of Charles II.
He mortified the leper lands and the hospital croft of Elgin, with a house in Elgin.
His grandson founded the village of Buchan in 1763 by he was kn own as the 'improving' laird.( Joseph Cumine of Auchry,).
Cuminestown is situated in Aberdeenshire, 5 miles (8 km) east of Turriff. Comprising a single street, it lies in a designed landscape to the south of Auchry House from which it is separated by the Burn of Monquhitter.
Castle of Auchry
10th Great Grandfather - George Cumine 1597- 1689 Perth, Scotland
11th Great Grandfather - George Cuming 1543 - Perth, Scotland
12th Great Grandfather - Ferquhard Cuming 1496- Perth, Scotland
13th Great Grandfather - Alexanader Cuming 1445-1550 Perth, Scotland
14th Great Grandfather - Robert Cuming 1405-1496 Perth, Scotland
15th Great Grandfather - Ferquhard Cuming 1373 -1406 Perth, Scotland
16th Great Grandfather - Duncan Cuming 1346- Perth, Scotland
Duncan Cuming's eldest brother took the title Sir Ferquhard Comyn of Altyre, Morayshire. He was given a charter from Robert II. of the forestry of Drummynd and Tulloch, and of several davochs of land thereunto belonging.
Ferquhard Comyn/Cumyn was the first of the family designated "of Altre"
17th Great Grandfather - Richard Comyn 1318 - 1368 Moray
18th Great Grandfather - Thomas Comyn 1292-1365 Moray
19th Great Grandfather - Robert Comyn 1261 - 1306 Moray
20th Great Grandfather - John Comyn l Died 1215- 1275
John Comyn The Red
21st Great Grandfather - Richard Comyn 1194 -1249 Moray
22nd Great Grandfather - William Comyn 1163 -1233 Moray
23rd Great Grandfather - Richard Comyn 1115 -1179 Moray
Richards wife was Hextida Fitzhucted 1112-1189
The Comyn family were in effective power in Scotland from 1249 to 1255, when Alexander III of Scotland was a minor; John was one of those with court influence. The Comyns were ousted by Alan Durward, but returned to power in 1257-8, before provoking a strong English reaction.
John Comyn (nicknamed THE RED) fought for Henry III of England at the Battle of Lewes (1265), with John Baliol the elder and Robert Bruce the elder, and was captured. In 1267 he was given licence to crenellate Tarset Castle in Tynedale (by present-day Lanehead, near Hexham), by Henry III. He succeeded his uncle Walter, in 1258, as Lord of Badenoch and was one of the leaders of a Scottish expedition that crushed a Manx revolt against the Scottish Crown.
Mother of Hextilda of Tynedale was
24th Great Grandmother - Princess Bethoc Dunkeld 1096- Moray
25th Great Grandfather - Donald Dukeld lll 1033-1099 Atholl
26th Great Grandfather - Duncan Dukeld l 1001-1040 Atholl
'The Gracious' King of Scotland'
Donald lll of Scotland
Mother of Duncan 1st
27th Great Grandmother Bethoc MacKenneth 984- 1000 Perthshire
28th Great Grandfather Malcolm MacKenneth 954-10.34
King Malcolm ll of Scotland
King Malcolm ll of Scotland is
Janet and Queen Elizabeth ll's
28th Great Grandfather
29th Great Grandfather - Kenneth MacKenneth 971-995 Argyll
30th Great grandfather - Malcolm MacDonald 884 - Kinardineshire
King Malcolm l of Scotland