James Shaw, 4th Chief of Clan Shaw

Male Abt 1370 - 1411  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name James Shaw  [1
    Suffix 4th Chief of Clan Shaw 
    Born Abt 1370 
    • Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 1411  [1
    Person ID I55715  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Shaw Mor Coriacalich, 3rd Chief of Clan Shaw,   b. Abt 1345,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother MacAlister,   b. Abt 1347,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F23261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth le Grant, Lady of Stratherrick,   b. Abt 1372,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alastair Shaw, 5th Chief of Clan Shaw,   b. 1400-1405
     2. Adam Shaw,   b. Abt 1402,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Shaw,   b. Abt 1404
     4. Matilda Shaw,   b. Abt 1406,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F23263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James was killed at the Battle of Harlaw fighting on the side of Donald, 2nd Lord of the Isles.

      According to the Kinrara Manuscript (by Lachlan Mackintosh of Kinrara, circa 1679), the name of James was given as James Mackintosh.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Alger Family Historian - e-mail: alger@alum.mit.edu [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Descendants of Shaw, Smith, Larry D., (http://www.motherbedford.com/ShawGen01.htm : copyright 2000), accessed 15 May 2009), page 1 (Reliability: 3).


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