Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay

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William de la Hay

Birthplace: Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Death: 1436 (57-67)
Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Hay, 7th Baron of Erroll and Elizabeth Stewart, Princess of Scots
Husband of Margaret de la Haye (Gray) of Broxmouth
Father of Gilbert of the Haye; Lady Jean Hay; Nicholas of the Haye and Hugh Hay
Brother of Elizabeth de la Haye; Thomas de la Haye; Alice de la Haye; Sir Gilbert Hay, Of Dronlaw and NN Hay

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About Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Sir William de la Haye:

Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay [1]

  • M, #108041,
  • d. 1437
  • Last Edited=31 Mar 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.01%

Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay was the son of Sir Thomas de la Haye, 7th of Erroll and Elizabeth Stewart.[1]

He married Margaret Gray, daughter of Sir Patrick Gray.[1]

He died in 1437.[2]

He was invested as a Knight.[1]

He was Commissioner to treat for the ransom of King James I in 1423.[2]

He held the office of Joint Lord Warden of the Marches in 1430.[2]

He was created 1st Lord Hay [Scotland] before March 1429/30, following an Act of 1428 drawing a distinction between Lords of Parliament and the ordinary lairds in the Scots baronage.[2]

Child of Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay and Margaret Gray

  • 1. Gilbert of the Haye+[2] d. 7 Sep 1436


  • 1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 221. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1335. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
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Sir William de la Haye, 1st Lord Hay's Timeline

Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Errol, Perthshire, Scotland
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Age 62
Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland