Sir Lawrence Preston
1278 - 1337

Born: 1278, Edenburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Father: Sir Nichol Preston b.1252

Died: 1337, Killed in Battle at age 59

Sons:  Sir John Preston
         Sir Robert Preston

Sir Lawrence de Preston--Knighted. A General in King David II army in 1335. Killed in battle in 1337. Had four (4) children.

1337 Sending their king to France, Scottish patriots continued the struggle under Robert, the Steward of Scotland, (grandson of King Robert) and other leaders until the attention of Edward III was diverted from Scotland by the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War.