Ada, Countess of Atholl

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Ada, Countess of Atholl (c. 1221 - 25 December 1266), was the daughter and heirof Forbhlaith, herself heir of the highland mormaerdom of Atholl, Scotland, and David of Hastings, England.[1]

Her marriage to John de Strathbogie (a semi-Normanized Gael descended from Donnchadh II, Mormaer of Fife) gave rise to the Strathbogie dynasty of Atholl Earls, beginning with their son David (David of Strathbogie, 8th Earl of Atholl).[2]

She died some time before 25 December 1266.

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  1. ^ The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant
  2. ^ Burke's Peerage

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Preceded by
Forbhlaith
with David de Hastings
Countess of Atholl
?-1264
Succeeded by
David de Strathbogie