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Devorguilla de Galloway
Birth: c. 1218
Death: Jan. 28, 1290

Scottish Royalty. Born the daughter of Alan de Galloway, Lord of Galloway and Margaret of Huntingdon sometime between 1210 and 1225. She married John de Balliol in 1233. The couple had at least eight children including John Balliol, who was crowned King of Scotland on November 30, 1292. John Balliol founded Balliol College, Oxford in about 1263. After his death in 1268, Dervorguilla ensured the permanence of the college by providing capital, and in 1282, formulated the college statutes. She founded Sweetheart Abbey in 1275, in memory of her husband. Upon her death, her husband's embalmed heart in a casket of ivory and silver, was buried beside her in her grave before the high altar of the abbey's chapel. (bio by: Iola) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alan de Galloway (1185 - 1234)
 
 Spouse:
  John I de Balliol (1200 - 1268)*
 
 Children:
   John of Scotland (1250 - 1313)*
  Matilda Agnes De Baliol FitzAlan (1260 - 1340)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elena McDonald Of Galloway (1208 - 1245)*
  Devorguilla de Galloway (1218 - 1290)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sweetheart Abbey
New Abbey
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 1998
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Devorguilla de Galloway
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Devorguilla de Galloway
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- MJ (Tilton) England
 Added: Nov. 18, 2014
13th Great Grandmother RIP
- Patty
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