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Henry "Prince of Scotland" De Huntingdon
Birth: 1114
Dunfermline
Fife, Scotland
Death: Jun. 12, 1152
Kelso
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Scottish Nobleman - Henry of Scotland (Eanric mac Dabíd,) was a Prince of Scotland, heir to the Kingdom of Alba. He was also Earl of Northumberland and Earl of the Honour of Huntingdon and Northamption. He was the son of King David I of Scotland and Maud, 2nd Countess of Huntingdon. His maternal grandparents were Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria and Huntingdon, (beheaded 1075) and his spouse Judith of Lens. Henry was named after his uncle, King Henry I of England. He had three sons, two of whom became King of Scotland, and a third whose descendants were to prove critical in the later days of the Scottish royal house. He also had three daughters. His eldest son became King of Scots as Malcolm IV in 1153. Henry's second son became king in 1165 on the death of his brother, reigning as William I. Both in their turn inherited the title of Earl of Huntingdon. His third son, David also became Earl of Huntingdon. It is from the 8th Earl that all Kings of Scotland after Margaret, Maid of Norway claim descent. Henry married Ada de Warenne, the daughter of William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey (d.1138), and Elizabeth of Vermandois, daughter of Hugh of Vermandois, The Great. They had seven children: i.Ada of Huntingdon (1139 – 1206), married in 1161, Floris III, Count of Holland; ii.Margaret of Huntingdon (1140 – 1201), Married in 1160 Conan IV, Duke of Brittany, (d.1171), Married Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford; iii.Malcolm IV of Scotland; William I of Scotland; iv. David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon; v.Matilda of Huntingdon, born and died 1152; and Marjorie of Huntingdon, married Gille Críst, Earl of Angus. Upon Henry's death, the Earldom passed to his half-brother Simon II de Senlis.
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He is described as handsome in body and virtuous of life, beloved by all, devout towards God and most compassionate to the poor; and St. Bernard says he was a brave and wise knight, following bis father in the pursuit of justice and the love of man.
(bio of Henry of Scotland -By 23rd great granddaughter - Audrey DeCamp Hoffman)


 
 
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 Parents:
   David I, King of Scots (1080 - 1153)
   Matilda of Huntingdon (1074 - 1130)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada De Warenne De Huntingdon (1120 - 1178)
 
 Children:
  Ada of Huntingdon (1139 - 1206)*
  Malcolm IV "The Maiden" King of Scotland (1141 - 1165)*
   William I, King of Scots (1143 - 1214)*
  David of Scotland (1144 - 1219)*
  Margaret de Huntingdon (1145 - 1201)*
 
 Sibling:
  Simon II de Senlis (1103 - 1153)**
  Henry De Huntingdon (1114 - 1152)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Kelso Abbey
Kelso
Scottish Borders, Scotland
GPS (lat/lon): 55.59727, -2.43244
 
Maintained by: Gene Stephan
Originally Created by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Record added: Feb 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85170741
Henry Prince of Scotland De Huntingdon
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 
Henry Prince of Scotland De Huntingdon
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