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The Chiefs of the Clan Munro

Comments

The Younger of Foulis (Eldest son of present Chief)

The Present Chief

son of Eva Marion, took the name of his maternal grandfather to become clan chief

eldest daughter of 11th baronet married Col C. H. Gascoigne

11th baronet, Seaforth highlanders ADC to Edward VII & George V - end of male line

10th baronet, D.L. & J.P. for Ross-shire

9th baronet, cousin

8th baronet - end of direct line

7th baronet, rebuilt Foulis Castle after a fire destroyed it - MP for Ross-shire 1746 - 47

6th baronet, the Black Watch - killed at Falkirk, interred in the Churchyard of Falkirk

5th baronet, the blind baron

4th baronet, a zealous promoter of Presbyterian

3rd baronet, son of Col John Munro of Obsdale

2nd baronet, died age 17 - ending direct male line

made 1st baronet by Charles I - died in Hamburg, Germany

the black baron served in the 30 years war - died at Ulm, Germany

brother of Robert

died 8 months after his father

added to the estate of Foulis, a loyal protector of Queen Mary- first Protestant and 1st to be buried at Kiltearn Church

loyal supporter of Scotland against invasion of Protector, Duke of Somerset - killed at Pinkie

extensive lands confirmed to him by James V at Stirling 1541

killed in a raid assisting Chief of the Mackays

in minority was under his uncle John who led the Clan at Clachnaharry 1454

under the Great Seal of James I, dated at St. Andrews 1426 - lands of great extent confirmed to him, killed at Bealach-nam-Brog

joined the Lord of the Isles in contest with Duke of Albany 1411

Name

Finnian Munro

Hector W. Munro

Capt. Patrick Munro

Eva Marion

Col. Sir Hector Munro

Sir Charles Munro

Sir Charles Munro

Sir Hugh Munro

Sir Harry Munro

Col. Sir Robert Munro

Sir Robert Munro

Sir John Munro

Sir Robert Munro

Sir Hector Munro

Sir Hector Munro

Robert Munro

Hector Munro

Robert Munro

Robert-Mor Munro

Robert Munro

Hector Munro

William Munro

John Munro

George Munro

Hugh Munro

Robert Munro

Died

-

-

1995

1976

1935

1888

1886

1848

1781

1746

1729

1696

1668

1651

1635

1633

1603

1589

1588

1547

1541

1505

1490

1452

1425

1369

a charter confirmed by David II of Scotland 1364

The following ten chiefs cannot be authenticated by contemporary evidence and therefore there is some doubt as to their existence but their names have been handed down by tradition and thus merit a place in the list.

Name

Died

Comments

George Munro

1333

succeeded his grandfather - continued his support of Bruce - killed at Halidon Hill

George Munro

-

only son of Robert - predeceased his father - killed at Bannockburn 1314

Robert Munro

1323

joined the party of Bruce in his claim to the throne of Scotland

George Munro

1282

had all his Ross-shire lands confirmed to him by charter from Alexander II before 1249

Robert Munro

1239

married daughter of Earl of Sutherland

Donald Munro

1195

said to have built the old Tower of Foulis 1154. Assisted Wm the Lion in repressing rebellion

Robert Munro

1164

loyal subject of David I and Malcolm IV - Interred in Church of Chanonry of Ross - burial place of Munros for 400 years

Hugh Munro

1126

first member of the line "Baron of Foulis"

George Munro

1101

said to have assisted Malcolm III in contention with Macbeth for Crown of Scotland

Donald Munro

1039

founder of the ancient House of Munro