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Re: Arthur St. Clair

Dear Niven,
Do you have any idea then how this Thomas Sinclair ties back into the Sinclairs, I suppose, that he came with Duke William and received lands of him.  Or did some of the Scotts Sinclair drift down into England later.   Morrison says: Hamo St. Clair s/o Hamo/Hamon brother of William the seemly, had lands in Sussex among other places.  He had a home at Rye, Sussex. 
   Is this really where Gen Gage's and Gen. St. Clair's lines connect?

The Sinclairs of Aldham, Igtham, Burstow, etc i.e. of Kent, Sussex
and Hampshire.

The Sinclairs invariably failed to leave male heirs and that is why there are
so few of that name left in England.  For example, Thomas Sinclair of the
Manor of Stene died on 6th May, 1435, aged only 34. leaving his extensive
properties and possessions to his three daughters, namely:

        Elizabeth who married (1) William Lovel (2) Richard Lewknor

        Edith married Sir Richard Harcourt

        Eleanor who married Sir John GAGE, ancestor of the Viscounts Gage