William de Lindsay
|Noble family||Lindsay family|
|Spouse(s)||Aleanora de Limesay|
|Father||Walter de Lindsay|
Lindsay was a son of Walter de Lindsay. William inherited half moiety of the barony of Cavendish, Suffolk, through his wife Aleanora, as heiress to her nephew Hugh de Limesay. During 1164 he sat in the Scottish Parliament as Baron of Luffness. After King William I of Scotland was captured in 1174 at the Battle of Alnwick, William was provided as a hostage for William I at Falaise, Normandy. He held the office of Justiciar of Lothian between 1189 and 1199.
Marriage and issue
- David de Lindsay of Crawford and Ercildum (died 1214), married Marjorie de Huntingdon, had issue.
- Walter de Lindsay of Molesworth and Lamberton (died 1221), had issue.
- William de Lindsay of Luffness (died 1236), married Avice de Lancaster, had issue.
- Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Volume 1. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003.