Robert STEWART, Earl of Menteith,Duke of Albany,Regent of Scotland

Male 1339 - 1420  (81 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Robert STEWART 
    Suffix Earl of Menteith,Duke of Albany,Regent of Scotland 
    Born 1339  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Sep 1420  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Assumed the Regency after the death of his brother John(King Robert III) in 1406 and the legitimate heir ,James ,son of Robert III,was imprisoned in England .After the Earls death in 1420, his son Murdoch ,assumed the Regency- James was to exact his revenge upon his release .
    Person ID I4003  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2018 

    Father Robert STEWART, ,Earl of Strathern,Robert II,King of Scotland,   b. 2 Mar 1316, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1390, Dundonald Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MURE, ,of Rowallane,   b. Abt 1320,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Nov 1347 
    • They were the ancestors of all subsequent sovereigns.(See Burke's Peerage).
      King Robert II had more children than any other King of Scotland, in all 15 by his two marriages. The King's first wife, Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan, daughter of Sir Adam Mure, had formerly been his mistress.
      He married her in 1336, but this marriage was said to be uncanonical. Robert and Elizabeth were re-married in 1347 and all of their 10 children were legitimated at this date
    Family ID F1217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret GRAHAM, ,Countess of Menteith in her own right,   d. Abt 1380 
    Children 
     1. Isabel STEWART,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Murdoch STEWART, ,2nd Duke of Albany,Governor of Scotland,   b. 1362, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1425, Stirling Castle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F2688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Muriella KEITH,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John STEWART, ,2nd Earl of Buchan,   b. Abt 1381,   d. 17 Aug 1424, the Battle of Verneuil , France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F7860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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