Henry St Clair

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Coat of arms of St Clair (Sinclair) of Rosslyn

Sir Henry St Clair of Rosslyn was a 13th-14th century Scottish noble.

Henry was the son of William St Clair and Amicia de Roskelyn.[1] He fought at the Battle of Dunbar on 27 April 1296, where he and his father William were captured and he became a prisoner of King Edward I of England at St Briavels Castle. He was the Sheriff of Lanark in 1305. Fought with his two sons John and William at the Battle of Bannockburn on 23–24 June 1314. King Robert I of Scotland rewarded him for his bravery with the gift of Pentland Moor. He was one of the Scottish nobles who in 1320 signed the Declaration of Arbroath. He died c. 1335.

Family and issue[edit]

Henry married Alice de Fenton, daughter of William de Fenton of Baikie and Beaufort and Cecilia Bisset, and is known to have had the following issue;

  • William (d. 1330), married Isabella de Strathearn, daughter of Malise, Earl of Strathearn and Marjory de Ross; had issue.
  • John (d. 1330)