Person:Domhnall II, Earl of Mar (1)

Domhnall II , Earl of Mar
d.11 Aug 1332 Perthshire, Scotland
Facts and Events
Name Domhnall II , Earl of Mar
Gender Male
Birth[1] c. 1302 Saline, Fife, Scotland
Death[1] 11 Aug 1332 Perthshire, ScotlandBattle of Dupplin Moor


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Domhnall (or Donald) II of Mar (c. 1302 in Saline, Fife – 11 August 1332) was Regent of Scotland for just over a week during the minority of David II.

His father was Gartnait, Earl of Mar, and his mother was Christina Bruce, sister of Robert I of Scotland. In 1332 the regent, Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray, died. On 2 August Domhnall was elected as the new regent at a meeting of the Scottish nobles at Perth.

Following the invasion of Edward Balliol, with the support of Edward III of England, Mar led the Scots loyalists to confront them. He was defeated and killed at the Battle of Dupplin Moor, only nine days after his election as regent.

Through his marriage to Isabella Stewart they had a son Thomas, and a single daughter, Margaret, who succeeded her brother and became in her turn Countess of Mar.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Domhnall II, Earl of Mar, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).