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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.



Walter Stewart, 3rd High Steward of Scotland.
Hereditary High Steward of Scotland.
He mar Beatrix of Angus [descendant of David I, King of Scotland and of Edmund II (Ironside) and of Charlemagne].
They had issue:


  1. Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland.
    High Steward of Scotland.
    He had issue:


    1. James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland,
      had issue:

      1. Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland.
        He mar Princess Marjorie [dau of Robert I the Bruce, King of Scotland and descendant of Henry I].
        She died 1316. She was bur Paisley Abbey.
        They had issue:

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


    2. Sir John Stewart.
      He died 1298.


  2. Margaret Stewart.
    She mar Niall, Earl of Carrick.
    They had issue:

    1. Marjorie of Carrick, mar Robert Bruce and had issue.





Tomb of Marjorie Bruce (died 1316), Paisley Abbey.
See full size. From here. Used with permission.



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