Person:Alice Comyn (1)

Alice Comyn, Countess Of Buchan
d.3 Jul 1349
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Name Alice Comyn, Countess Of Buchan
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1289
Marriage bef 14 Jul 1310 to Henry de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Buchan
Residence Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotlandwith Henry de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Buchan
Christening? 21 Dec 1312
Death[1] 3 Jul 1349
Residence? Logie Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Reference Number? Q3437811?

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Alice Comyn, Countess of Buchan, Lady Beaumont (1289 – 3 July 1349) was a Norman-Scottish noblewoman, a member of the powerful Comyn family which supported the Balliols, claimants to the disputed Scottish throne against their rivals, the Bruces. She was the niece of John Comyn, Earl of Buchan, to whom she was also heiress, and after his death the Earldom of Buchan was successfully claimed by her husband Henry de Beaumont, Earl of Buchan, by right of his wife. His long struggle to claim her Earldom of Buchan was one of the causes of the Second War of Scottish Independence.

Alice was the maternal grandmother of Blanche of Lancaster, and thus great-grandmother of King Henry IV of England.

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