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Families covered: Stewart of Albany, Stewart Kings of Scotland, Stewart of Strathearn

Robert Stewart, King Robert II of Scots (b 02.03.1316, d 19.04.1390)
m1. (1347) Elizabeth Mure (dau of Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan)
Uncertainty as to the date of the formalisation of their marriage and hence the legitimacy of their eldest children, and hence the right of succession to the throne, led to various disputes.
1. John Stewart, King Robert III of Scots (b c1337, d 04.04.1406)
  He took Robert as his kingly name because, after John Baliol (and possibly also John of England), John was thought to be an unlucky name for a King.
  m. (1365-6) Annabella Drummond (d 1401, dau of John Drummond of that ilk)
A. David Stewart, Earl of Carrick (b 24.10.1378, dsp 26.03.1402)
  m1. (before 1396, div by 1400) Elizabeth Dunbar (dau of George, 10th Earl of Dunbar, 3rd Earl of March)
  m2. (1400) Mary Douglas (dau of Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas)
  B. James Stewart, King James I of Scots (b 12.1394, d 21.02.1437)
  m. (1423) Jane Beaufort (d 1445, dau of John Beaufort, Earl of Somerset)
  i. Alexander Stewart
  ii. James Stewart, King James II of Scots (b 16.10.1430, d 03.08.1460)
  m. (03.07.1449) Marie Egmond of Gueldres (b c1432, d 16.11.1463, dau of Arnold, Duke of Geldern/Gueldres)
  a. James Stewart, King James III of Scots (b 10.07.1451, d 11.06.1488)ancestors line J J
  m. (13.07.1469) Margaret of Denmark (b 23.06.1456, d before 14.07.1486), dau of Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway & Sweden)
  (1) James Stewart, King James IV of Scots (b 17.03.1473, d Flodden 09.09.1513) --
m. (08.08.1503) Margaret Tudor (b 29.11.1489, d 18.10.1541, dau of King Henry VII of England) --
  (2)+ other issue (dvpsp) - James, John
  b. Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany (d 1485)
  p/m1. (div 1478) Catherine Sinclair (dau of William Sinclair, 3rd Earl of Orkney, Earl of Caithness)
  (1) Alexander Stewart, Bishop of Moray (d 1537)
  partner(s) unknown
  (A) Margaret Stewart
  m1. Patrick Graham of Inchbrakie (d 1536)
m2. (by 04.1548) Colin Campbell, 6th of Glenorchy (d 11.04.1583)
  (B) ?? Margaret Stewart possibly fits here (different from the above Margaret)
  m. David Drummond, 2nd Lord (d 1571)
  (C)+ other issue - Alexander (d young), Alexander
  (2) Margaret (Catherine) Stewart (a 07.1542)
  m1. Sir Patrick Hamilton of Kincavil (d 30.04.1520)
  m2. David Ross of Balnagown (d 20.05.1527)
  m3. John Hamilton
  (3)+ other issue - Andrew, son
  m2. (19.01.1479-80) Anne de la Tour (d 15.10.1512, dau of Bertrand, Count of Auvergne and Bouillon)
(5) John Stewart, Duke of Albany, Governor of Scotland (d 02.07.1536)
  m. (08.07.1505) Anne de la Tour, Countess of Auvergne (dsp 1524, dau of John de la Tour, Count d'Auvergne)
  p. Jean Abernethy
  (A) Eleanora Stewart
  m. (22.10.1547) John de l'Hopital, Count de Choisy
c. Mary Stewart (b c1450, d c05.1488) --
  m1. (div 1467) Sir Thomas Boyd, Earl of Arran (d 1470)
  m2. (by 04.1474) Sir James Hamilton, 6th of Cadzow, 1st Lord Hamilton (d 06.11.1479) --
  d. Margaret Stewart --
  m/p. William Crichton, 3rd Lord (d before 23.10.1493) --
  It is not certain that Margaret's marriage with William Crichton was actually formalised.
  e.+ other issue - David, John
  partner unknown
g. Sir John Stewart of Sticks (d c1507) --
  m. Muriel Sutherland --
  iii. Margaret Stewart (b 25.12.1424, dsp 16.08.1444)
  m. (24.06.1436) King Louis XI of France (b 03.07.1423, d 30.08.1483)
  iv. Isabella Stewart
  m. (30.10.1442) Francois I, Duke of Brittany (b 1414, d 1450)
  v. Annabella Stewart (b c1432, d 1509) --
  m. (10.03.1459, div 24.07.1471) George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly (d c08.06.1501, Chancellor of Scotland) --
  vi. Mary Stewart
  m. (1444) Woltaert van Borselen, Count of Grandpre, Lord of Campvere
vii. Eleanor Stewart (dsp 04.03.1496)
  m. (12.02.1449) Sigismund von Tirol, Duke of Austria
  viii. Johanna Stewart (b 1431, d after 1493) --
  m. (by 05.1459) James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton (d by 22.10.1492) --
  C. Margaret Stewart --
  m. Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, Duke of Tourraine (b c1372, d Verneuil 17.08.1424) --
  D. Mary Stewart (d 1458) --
  m1. (1397) George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus --
  m2. (1404-5) James Kennedy, younger of Dunure (dvp before 08.11.1408) --
  Some sources suggest that Mary married Sir William Cunynghame of Kilmaurs between her marriages to James Kennedy and ...
  m3. (13.11.1413) Sir William Graham of Kincardine and Old Montrose --
  m4. (1425) Sir William Edmonstone of Culloden, 1st of Duntreath (d 1460) --
  E. Elizabeth Stewart --
  m. (c24.03.1381-82) James Douglas, 1st Lord Dalkeith --
partner(s) unknown
  F. James Stewart
  G. Sir John Stewart of Ardgowan and Blackhall (d c1412) --
2. Walter Stewart, Earl of Fife (dsp c1363)
  m. Isabella, Countess of Fife (dsp c1390, dau of Duncan, 10th Earl of Fife)
3. Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany (b 1339, d 03.09.1420) --
  m1. Margaret Graham, Countess of Menteith (b before 1334, d c1380) --
  m2. Marietta Keith (d 1449, dau of Sir William Keith, Marischal)
4. Alexander Stewart, 'The Wolf of Badenoch', Earl of Buchan (d 1394/1406)
  m. Euphemia, Countess of Ross (dau of William, 5th Earl of Ross, Lord of Skye)
  TSP (Stewart of Buchan) reports that Alexander had 6 bastard sons and 1 daughter, as reported below, but no legitimate issue. TSP (Mackay of Reay) reports that the following Mariota "is supposed to be the 'Mariota filia Athyn' handfasted to Alexander Stewart, Lord of Badenoch, and to be the mother of his children."
  p. Mariota Mackay (dau of Iye Mackay)
  A. Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar and Garioch, Lord of Duffel (d 1435)
  m1. (c12.1404) Isabel, Countess of Mar (dsp 1408, dau of William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas, Earl of Mar)
  m2. (1411) Maria de Hoorne, heiress of Duffel (d before 06.1436, dau of William van Hoorne)
partner(s) unknown
  i. Thomas Stewart, younger of Mar and Garioch (dvpsp by 1435)
  m. Elizabeth Douglas (d c1451, dau of Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, Duke of Tourraine)
  ii. Janet Stewart
  m. Lachlan Bronnach Maclean of Dowart (d after 1472)
  B. Sir Andrew Stewart of Strathaven
  C. Sir James Stewart, 1st of Garth --
  m. Janet de Menzies (dau of Alexander de Menzies of Forthergill) --
Possibly daughter of one of the above, being "brother's daughter of the Earl of Mar", was ...
  i. Marjorie Stewart, heiress of Echt
  m Thomas Forbes
  D. Margaret Stewart --
  m. Robert Sutherland, 6th Earl of Sutherland (d 1442) --
  E.+ other issue - Duncan, Walter, Robert of Athol
5. Margaret Stewart --
  m. (c 1350) John MacDonald, Lord of the Isles (d 1387) --
6. Marjory Stewart --
  m1. John Dunbar, 1st Earl of Moray (d before 15.02.1391-2) --
  m2. (before 1403) Sir Alexander Keith of Grandown --
7. Elizabeth Stewart --
  m. (mcrt 07.11.1372) Sir Thomas Hay of Erroll, Constable (d 07.1406) --
8. Isabella Stewart --
  m1. (c 1371) James Douglas, 2nd Earl of Douglas (dspls Otterburn 08.1388)
  m2. (by 1390) Sir John Edmonstone of that ilk of Ednam (a 1410) --
9. Jean / Johanna Stewart --
m1. Sir John Keith (d before 27.12.1375) --
  m2. (c08.1376) Sir John Lyon of Forteviot and Glamis (d 04.11.1382, Chamberlain)
  m3. (1384) Sir James Sandilands of Calder --
m2. Eupheme Ross (dau of Hugh, 4th Earl of Ross)
10. David Stewart, Earl of Strathearn (d before 05.03.1389/90)
  m. ?? Lindsay (dau of Sir Alexander Lindsay of Glenesk)
  A. Euphemia Stewart, Countess of Strathearn and Caithness (d by 24.08.1420 ? / a 1434) --
  m1. Sir Patrick Graham, Earl of Strathearn (d 10.08.1413) --
  m2. Sir Patrick Dunbar of Biel (a 1438)
11. Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl, Earl of Caithness (d 26.03.1437)
  m1. (by 19.10.1378) Margaret de Barclay (d before 01.08.1404, dau of Sir David de Barclay of Brechin)
  A. David (James) Stewart (d 1437)
  m. "an Englishwoman"
  i. Sir Robert Stewart of Atholl (d 03.1437)
B. Allan Stewart, Earl of Caithness (d 1431)
  m2. (01.08.1404) Elizabeth Graham (dau of Sir William Graham of Kincardine)
12. Egidia Stewart --
  m. William Douglas, Lord of Nithsdale --
13. Katherine Stewart --
  m. David Lindsay, 1st Earl of Crawford (b c1360, d 1407) --
14. daughter probably of this generation, of this marriage --
  m. (by 1394) Sir Robert Logan of Grugar, later also of Restalrig (d 1439) --
p. Marion de Cardney (dau of John Cardney of that ilk)
15. Sir John Stewart of Kincleven and Cardney (d 1466)
  m. Jean Drummond (dau of John Drummond of that ilk)
16 James Stewart of Kinfauns
17. Alexander Stewart of Lunan ancestor of Stewarts of Doually
partners unknown
18. John Stewart, Sheriff of Bute (a 1385)
  m. Jean Semple (dau of Sir John Semple of Eliotstoun)
19.+ other issue - Thomas (archdeacon of St. Andrews), Alexander (canon of Glasgow), Sir John of Dundonald (d 1424/5), Walter

Main source(s): TSP (Kings of Scotland) with input/support from BP1934 (Kings of Scotland), TSP (Albany), TSP (Mar), Crawfurd's Renfrewshire (section on the House of Stewart)
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