Robert de Quincy
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Sir Robert de Quincy (born c.1140-died c.1197), Justiciar of Lothian was a 12th-century English and Scottish noble.
Quincy was a son of Saer de Quincy and Matilda de Senlis. Robert was granted the castle of Forfar and a toft in Haddington by King William of Scotland, his cousin. He served as joint Justiciar of Lothian serving from 1171 to 1178.
Robert accompanied King Richard I of England on the Third Crusade in 1190. He led a force to take aid to Antioch in 1191 and also collected prisoners from Tyre. Returning from the crusade, Robert took part in Richard I's campaigns in Normandy in 1194 and 1196. He succeeded to the English estates of his nephew Saer in 1192.
Marriage and issue
Robert married firstly Arabella, daughter of Nes fitz William, Lord of Leuchars and are known to have had the following issue:
- Saher de Quincy (died 1219), married Margaret de Beaumont, had issue.
After his marriage with Arabella was annulled, he married secondly Basillia (Eve) de Clare, daughter of Richard Fitz Gilbert de Clare.
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