Hunter, Kentigern 1

Birth Name Hunter, Kentigern
Gender male
Age at Death about 32 years, 8 months, 9 days


Alias:<ALIA> Mungo /Hunter/
REFN: 6297AN
Alias:<ALIA> Mungo /Hunter/
Died in the Battle of Pinkie.
Mungo Huntar (16th Laird) died for Mary at Pinkie in 1547.
The 16th. Laird of Hunterston, Kentigern or Mungo Huntar, left 4 childr
en (not 2 sons, as mentioned in said interesting and valuable book). O
ne of the 2 younger ? and perhaps, according to certain documents, illegit
imate ? son, was James, afterwards 1st. of Abbotshill. This is the link, n
ow accepted and almost certain, in spite of the time (mid 1500), of the Hu
nters of Abbotshill and the Hunters of Hunterston. James was the found
er of the Abbotshill line and Daniela and myself are descendents, throu
gh the Hunters of Doonholm cadet line, of Kentigern (or Mungo) Huntar, w
ho died at the battle of Pinkie in 1547.
Kentigern (Mungo) Huntar
Married to Marion, daughter of James Hamilton, of Torrance, Co.Lanar
k. He was present with 'our sovereign ladys army at Dumbarton on the 11
th of July 1545, at the seige of the Castle.' Mungo died at the faith a
nd peace of Queen Mary under her standard at the Battle of Pinkie 10
th of September 1547. Mungo's brother-in-law, John Crawford, was killed wi
th him. Mungo had two sons, Robert and John. Marion continued to live at H
unterston for 48 years.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1515 Hunterston, Ayrshire, Scotland    
Death 1547-09-10      

Age: 32y

Christening 16th Laird of Hunterston      


Family of Hunter, Kentigern and Hamilton, Janet

Unknown Partner Hamilton, Janet ( * about 1515 + ... )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Hunter, Johnabout 1535
Hunter, Robertabout 15401580


    1. Hunter, Kentigern
      1. Hamilton, Janet
        1. Hunter, John
        2. Hunter, Robert