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date: 09 April 2020

Cunningham familylocked

(per. c. 1340–1631)
  • Hector L. MacQueen
  •  and John Simmons


Cunningham family (per.c. 1340–1631), nobility, was probably descended from vassals of the Moreville family, which in the twelfth century held extensive estates in Cunningham in north Ayrshire. Cunningham became a Stewart lordship under King Robert I. The first prominent member of the ...

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