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Our common ancestors - Kings of Scotland - Contents


Scottish House of Stewart (later Stuart)

The name "Stewart" is from the office of hereditary Steward of Scotland. The French-influenced spelling "Stuart" was adopted temp Mary, Queen of Scots.



Tomb of Marjorie Bruce (died 1316), Paisley Abbey.
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Walter FitzAlan, hereditary High Steward of Scotland,
mar Beatrix of Angus [descendant of David I, King of Scotland and of Edmund II (Ironside) and of Charlemagne]
and had issue:


  1. Alexander Stewart, High Steward of Scotland,
    had issue:


    1. James Stewart, High Steward of Scotland, had issue:

      1. Walter Stewart, High Steward of Scotland,
        mar Princess Marjorie [dau of Robert I the Bruce, King of Scotland and descendant of Henry I],
        she died 1316, bur Paisley Abbey,
        had issue:

        1. Robert II, King of Scotland, born 1316, reigned 1371-90.

    2. John Stewart, of Bonkyl, had issue:

      1. Alexander Stewart, of Bonkyl, had issue:
        1. John Stewart, 1st Earl of Angus, had issue:

          1. Thomas Stewart, 2nd Earl of Angus,
            mar Margaret Sinclair [descendant of David I, King of Scotland and of Henry I] and had issue:

            1. Margaret Stewart, Countess of Angus, had affair with William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas and had issue.

      2. Sir James Stewart, had issue:
        1. Sir Robert Stewart, had issue:

          1. Sir John Stewart, had issue:
            1. Sir James Stewart, mar Joan Beaufort [descendant of Edward III] and had issue:
              1. John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl.
            2. Jean Stewart, mar Sir David Bruce, 4th of Clackmannan and had issue.

          2. Robert Stewart, of Durrisdeer, had issue:
            1. Sir David Stewart, had issue:
              1. Elizabeth Stewart, mar John Bruce, 5th of Clackmannan and had issue.
            2. Isabel Stewart, mar Sir Robert de Bruce, 2nd of Clackmannan and had issue.


  2. Margaret Stewart, mar Neil of Carrick, 2nd Earl of Carrick and had issue:
    1. Marjorie of Carrick, mar Robert Bruce and had issue.







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