Henry II Sinclair, Earl of Orkney
He was son of Henry Sinclair, 1st Earl of Orkney by his wife Jean, daughter of John Halyburton of Dirleton. Sinclair was one of those captured following the Battle of Homildon Hill, but released on ransom. He had succeeded his father by 1404, and was one of those who accompanied James Duke of Rothesay on his journey to France aboard the Maryenknyght, which was captured by English pirates off Flamborough Head. He followed the prince into captivity, but was soon released.
Henry Sinclair died of influenza c. 1420.
Marriage and issue
- William Sinclair, 3rd Earl of Orkney
- Beatrix Sinclair, who married James Douglas, 7th Earl of Douglas.
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- Fraser vol I, p.358
- Balfour Paul, vol vi, p 570
- Fraser, Sir William. The Douglas Book 4 vols, Edinburgh, 1885.
- Balfour Paul, Sir James. The Scots Peerage 9 vols, Edinburgh, 1906.
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