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Alan De Bretagne wasborn 01 Jan ___ in Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne (now France). He died in 1040 in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Kurem. We do not know of his parents at this time. Alan de Bretagne married Orequen Derennes at Rennes, ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne (now France). Nothing yet about her pearents. She was born in Bretagne (now France), and died Y, Somme, Picardie, France. They had a son, Harmon De Dinan, born ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne (now France). He died in 1030 in Dinan, Cotes d'Armor, Bretagne, (now France).

Harmon De Dinan, son of Alan de Bretagne and Orequen Derennes, was born ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne (now France). He died in 1030 in Dinan, Cotes d'Armor, Bretagne, (now France). He married  Rantlina de Brittany in Bretagna (now France). They had a son, Flaad Banguo De Dinan, born 1055 in Pyrenees-Orientales, Langedoc-Roussillon, France.

Flaad Banguo De Dinan a son of Harmon De Dinan and Rantlina De Brittany, was born 1032 in Pyrenees-Orientales, Langedoc-Roussillon, France.
He died in 1064 in Dol, Ile-et-Vilaine Bretagne (now France). He married Muldivana De Atholl in France. Mudivana was born in 998 A.D. in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland and died in 1020. They had a son, Alan Dapifer Dol Fitz Flaad, born in 1016 in Dol, Lile-et-Vilaine, Bretagne (now France).

Alan Dapifer Dol Fitz Flaad, born in 1016 in Dol, Lile-et-Vilaine, Bretagne (now France). and was the father of Alan of Dol, born about 1037 in Bretagne (now part of France).

Alan of Dol had three children: 1) Alan of Dol, born in 1057, Senescal of Dol, Dapifer of Dol, died while on crusade in Palestine in 1097. He had no off-spring, so his office and lands passed to brother, 2) Flaald of Dol, born in 1059. The third son was Rhiwallon of Dol, who became a monk.

Flaald of Dol, Dapfifer of Dol and Senescal of Dol / also: Fledaldus (or Flaald) Baron of St. Florent Senescal Of Dol5 born about 1046 Dol-de-Bretagne, Ille-et-Vilaine, France, had a son, Alan fitz Flaald, High Sheriff of Shropshire
Alan fitz Flaald1 was born in 1078 and died in 1114. He married Avelina Ernoulfd Hesdin, daughter of Ernoulf de Hesdin, who was killed on crusade at Antioch3.  Their issue was:
  • William fitz Alan, eldest son (d. 1160), made High Sheriff of Shropshire by King Stephen of England in 1137. He married a niece of Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester.  His son, William who died circa 1210, acquired by marriage the Lordship of Clun and he became designated Lord of Clun and Oswestry. William fitz Alan is ancestor of the FitzAlan Earls of Arundel 
  • Jordan fitz Alan, of Burton, who inherited lands in Brittany, and restored to the Priory of St. Florent at Sele, West Sussex, the mill at Burton, given it by his father.
  • Walter fitz Alan, third son, became 1st hereditary High (Great) Steward of Scotland, and ancestor of the Stuart Kings of Scotland, Walter fitz Alan, who died circa 1177.
  • Sybil 
  • Simon, brother of Walter, who also went to Scotland and witnessed his brother's Foundation Charter of Paisley Abbey. Round  suggests he may have been either a uterine or even a bastard brother.

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Walter fitz Alan, High Steward of Scotland, was born in Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland about 1112 and Christened at Dol, Normandy, France.  He died circa 1177. He was the third son of Alan fitz Flaald and Avelina Hesdin. In his time he rose from being only the third son of an Anglo-Norman noble to become the 1st High Steward (or Seneschal) of Scotland. In doing so he became the founding ancestor of the Stuart (or Steward) dynasty that in time became the Scottish, and later the British, Royal House of Stuart.   In 1164 he repelled an invasion of Renfrewshire.  He married Eschyna De Londoniisde Molle & Huntlaw about 1140. This was her second marriage; first marriage was to Robert de Croc.  She was born about 1125, a daughter of Thomas De Londoniis; Malcolm de Molle was her brother. Children of Walter Fitz Alan and Eschyna de Molle were:
  • Sir Alan Fitz Walter, 2nd High Steward of Scotland, b about 1152. 
  • Christian/Christina le Stewart born about 1162. She married (1) William de Brus about 1178, son of Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale, and Euphemia of Aumale, and (2) Patrick de Dunbar, Earl of Dunbar, after June 1215. 
  • Margaret Fitz Walter4 :married  Roger D. Falmesbury  born 1172 Lancashire, England

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Paisley Abbey
Sir Alan Fitz Walter, 2nd High Steward of Scotland, born about 1152 was the son of Walter fitz Alan, High Steward of Scotland and Eschyna De Londoniis de Molle & Huntlaw.  Alan fitz Walter succeeded, upon his father's death in 1177, as High Steward of Scotland.  He  accompanied Richard the Lionheart on the Third Crusade, from which he returned to Scotland in July 1191. He was married twice, first to Eva ___, about 1175, who is usually named as the daughter of Sweyn Thor'sson, although some historians dispute Eva's parentage.  His second marriage was to Alesta, daughter of Morggán, Earl of Mar by whom he had issue:
  • Walter Stewart, 3rd High Steward of Scotland 1198-1246
  • David 
Walter Stewart of Dundonald, 3rd High Steward of Scotland and Justiciar of Scotia was born circa 1198 died about 1246, was a son of Sir Alan Fitz Walter, 2nd High Steward of Scotland was a son of  Sir Alan Fitz Walter, 2nd High Steward of Scotland and Alesta, daughter of  Morggán,
Earl of Mar.  Walter married Beatrix of Angus, born 1183 in Aungus, Scotland, daughter of Gille Críst, Earl of Angus and his wife Marjorie, said to be a daughter of Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon. The couple had eight children:
  • Elizabeth, born in 1204
  • Euphemia, born in 1206
  • John, born in 1012 and died in 1249 in Egypt 
  • Alexander 4th High Steward of Scotland, born 1212
  • Walter, born  in 1212 Earl of Mentieth, died 1296
  • Beatrix, born 1215
  • Sir Robert, Knight, born in 1218
  • Margaret, born in 1221 
Alexander, 4th High Steward of Scotland was born in 1214 and died 1283 was the son of Walter Stewart of  Dundonald, 3rd High Steward of Scotland and Alesta of of Mar. Alexander married married Jean Macrory, daughter of Séamus (or James) Macrory, Lord of Bute.
Their children were:
  • James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland was born circa1243 and died 1309
  • Sir John Stewart of Bonkyll, Berwickshire born circa 1245and died July 22, 1298,  married  Margaret de Bonkyl, daughter of Sir Alexander de Bonkyl of that Ilk . had seven sons and one daughter, and was killed in the Battle of Falkirk.
  • Andrew Stewart born circa 1245, was the  third son of Alexander Stewart. He married a daughter of James Bethe
  • Elizabeth Stewart, circa 1248, and died before 1288. She married Sir William Douglas, Governor of Berwick-upon-Tweed. She was the mother of the Sir James Douglas.
  • Hawise Stewart born circa 1262, married the brother of the Lord of Liddesdale, Sir John de Soulis. They had a daughter, Muriel de Soulis.
James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland  born circa 1243 at Dundonald Castle, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, was the son of  Alexander, 4th High Steward of Scotland and Jean Macrory. He died in 1309 in Dundonald Castle, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. He married Gille de Burgh, daughter of Walter de Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster and Isabel fitz John. He succeeded to the title of 5th High Steward of Scotland in 1283. He was a guardian on the death of King Alexander II in 1286. He was an auditor to represent Bruce in his claim for the Crown of Scotland in 1292. He fought in the Battle of Stirling in 1297. James Stewart and Gille de Burgh had five children:
  • Walter, 6th High Steward (1293–1326) who married King Robert I's daughter, Marjorie Bruce.
  • Sir John, killed 14 October 1318 at the battle of Dundalk.
  • Sir Andrew
  • Sir James Stewart of Durisdeer, Tutor to his nephew, the future King Robert II of Scotland, in 1327.
  • Egidia Stewart, who married Sir Alexander de Menzies, of Durisdeer.
Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland born 1292 and died 9 Apr 1327 at Bathgate Castle. He was the son of James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland by his wife Gille de Burgh, daughter of Walter de Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster and Isabel fitz John.  Walter Stewart was the 6th hereditary High Steward of Scotland. He married, firstly, Alice Erskine, daughter of Sir John Erskine, before 1315.  Secondly, he married King Robert I's daughter, Marjorie Bruce and also the father of King Robert II of Scotland.  Margorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland was born circa 1297. She died on 2 March 1316 at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in childbirth. She was also known as Margaret. She was the daughter of Robert I Bruce, King of Scotland and Isabella, Lady of Mar.  She was also known as Princess Marjorie of Scotland. From 1315, her married name became Stewart. Thirdly, he married Isabella Graham, daughter of unknown Graham.  He fought in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314, where he commanded one of the divisions of the Scottish Army.
Child of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Alice Erskine
  •     Jean Stewart
Child of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Margorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland
  •     Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland born. 2 March 1315/16, died 19 April 1390
Children of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Isabella Graham
  •     Sir John Stewart
  •     Sir Andrew Stewart
  •     Egidia Stewart born 1406
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Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland
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Robert Stewart II King of Scotland was born 2 March 1316 in Kyle, Ayshire, Scotland, a son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland, and Marjorie Bruce.  He died 19 April 1390 in Dondonald, Ayshire, Scotland. He married Elizabeth of Rowllen Mure  22 November 1347 in Kyle, Ayshire, Scotland. Elizabeth of Rowllen Mure was born in 1315 in Ayshire, Scotland and died in Scotland. Robert II Stewart succeded David II Bruce, only son of Robert I Bruce. This was the end of the House of Bruce and the beginning of the House of Stewart. Robert II Stewart and Elizabeth Mure had seven children:
  •  Robert III of Scotland, born circa 1337 and died 4 April 1406.
  • Walter Stewart, Lord of Fife
  • Robert, 1st Duke of Albany
  • Alexander, earl of Buchan
  • David, earl of Caithness
  • Walter, earl of Atholl
  • Thomas Stewart

Robert Stewart III King of Scotland was born circa 1337 and died 4 April 1406 at Rothesay Castle. He was a son of  Robert Stewart II King of Scotland and Elizabeth Rowllen Mure, and was legitimated with the marriage of his parents in 1347. His given name was John Stewart, and he was known primarily as the Earl of Carrick before ascending the throne at age 53. He changed his name to Robert. Robert married Annabella Drummond, daughter of Sir John Drummond of Stobhall. She was born in 1350 in Scotland and died October 1401 in Scotland. The couple had two children:
  • David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay
  • James I King of Scotland, Born 1394 Died  21 February 1437
James Stewart I King of Scotland was the youngest son of Robert III and Annabella Drummond. He was probably born in late July 1394 in Dunfermline, Scotland, the youngest of three sons.  James I, King of Scots (reign: 1406 – 37) By the time he was eight years of age both of his elder brothers were dead; Robert had died in infancy, but David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay died in Falkland Castle while being detained by his uncle Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. James was sent to France in February 1406 James in the company of nobles loyal to Robert III clashed with those of the Earl of Douglas forcing the prince to take temporary refuge on the Bass Rock in the Forth estuary. He remained there until mid-March when a vessel bound for France was found but English pirates captured the ship on 22 March and delivered James to Henry IV of England. Just a  few days later on 4 April, Robert III died and the 12 year-old James, uncrowned king of Scots began his 18 year detention. He served  in the English army against the French in 1420-21. James was ransomed in 1424. In April of that year James accompanied by his wife Joan Beaufort, daughter of the John de Beaufort Earl of Somerset and Margaret de Holand, returned to Scotland. Unlike his father and grandfather he did not take mistresses but had many children by his consort, Queen Joan. James was murdered at Perth on the night of 20–1 February 1437 in a failed coup by his kinsman and former ally Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl. Queen Joan, although wounded, escaped to the safety of Edinburgh Castle where she was reunited with her son James II. Children of  James Stewart I and Joan Beaufort were:
  • Margaret, Dauphine of France
  • Isabella, Duchess of Brittany
  • Eleanor, Archduchess of Austria
  • Mary, Countess of Buchan
  • Joan, Countess of Morton
  • Alexander, Duke of Rothesay
  • James II of Scotland born 16 October 1430
  • Annabella, Countess of Huntly
James Stewart II King of Scotland James Stewart II reigned as King of Scots from 1437 to his death. He was known as the "child king" as he was only six years old when his father was assassinated. was born 16 October 1430 at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, the son of James I Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Joan Beaufort,  and died 3 August 1460 at Roxburgh Castle, Scotland, killed by a bursting piece of ordnance.  He was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.  He married Marie von Geldern, daughter of Arnold Herzog von Geldern and Katherine von Kleve, on 3 July 1449 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
     He succeeded to the title of Duke of Rothesay on 22 April 1431.  James II Stewart, King of Scotland also went by the nick-name of James 'of the Fiery Face'.  He succeeded to the title of King James II of Scotland on 21 February 1437.   He was crowned King of Scotland on 25 March 1437 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. 
    His coronation at Kelso Abbey was the first not at Scone. By giving authority to men of his own choice, and travelling energetically, James II strengthened a monarchy weakened by powerful nobles.  He married Mary of Guelders (died 1463), daughter of Arnold, Duke of Guelders (a Rhine principality) on  3 July 1449. James died in a gun accident - the gun exploded while was King standing nearby, near Roxburgh Castle a during siege by the English.

Child of James II Stewart, King of Scotland
  •     John Stewart II, born between 1445 - 1460

Children of James II Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie von Geldern:
  •     Margaret Stewart, born between 1449 - 1463
  •     unnamed son Stewart born 19 May 1450, died 19 May 1450
  •     Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland  born before 16 May 1452, died circa May 1488
  •     James III Stewart, King of Scotland  born 10 July 1452, died 11 June 1488
  •     Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany  born circa 1454, died 7 August 1485
  •     David Stewart, Earl of Moray  born between 1454 - 1456, died before 18 July 1457
  •     John Stewart, Earl of Mar and Garioch born between 1456 - 1459, died 9 July 1479
James III Stewart, King of Scotland was born 10 July 1452,  at Stirling Castle, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, and died 11 June 1488 at Milltown, Bannockburn, Scotland.  He was assassinated. He was a son of James II Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie von Geldern. He married Margaret Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark, daughter of Christian I Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Norway and Dorothea von Hohenzollern, on 13 July 1469 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was buried at Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He succeeded to the title of King James III of Scotland on 3 August 1460. He was crowned King of Scotland on 10 August 1460 at Kelso Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He fought in the Battle of Sauchieburn on 11 June 1488.

Children of James III Stewart, King of Scotland and Margaret Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark
  •     James IV Stewart, King of Scotland  born 17 March 1473, died 9 September 1513
  •     James Stewart, Duke of Ross  born March 1475/76, died 12 January 1504
  •     John Stewart, Earl of Mar  born between 16 July 1479 - 12 July 1480, died 11 March 1502/3

James IV Stewart, King of Scotland  born 17 March 1473, died 9 September 1513.  He married Lady Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII Tudor, King of England and Elizabeth Plantagenet, on 8 August 1503 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the son of James III Stewart, King of Scotland and Margaret Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark. He died on 9 September 1513 at Flodden Field, Northumberland, England, killed in action. He gained these titles: Lord of Cunningham on 17 March 1473, the title of Earl of Carrick on 17 March 1473, and title of Duke of Rothesay on 17 March 1473.  He succeeded to the title of King James IV of Scotland on 11 June 1488, and was crowned King of Scotland on 26 June 1488 at Scone Abbey, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.  He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513 at Flodden Field, Northumberland, England.  

Children of James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Marion Boyd:
  •     Catherine Stewart died after 1554
  •     Alexander Stewart  born cica 1493, d died 9 September 1513
Child of James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Isabella Stewart
  •     Janet Stewart died between 22 Aug 1560 - 1563
Child of James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Margaret Drummond
  •     Margaret Stewart  born circa 1497
Child of James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Janet Kennedy
  •     James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray born 1501, died 12 June 1544 
Children of James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Margaret Tudor
  •     James Stewart, Duke of Rothesay  born 21 February 1506/7, died 27 February 1507/8
  •     unnamed daughter Stewart  born 15 July 1508, died 15 July 1508
  •     Arthur Stewart, Duke of Rothesay born 20 October 1509, died 14 July 1510
  •     James V Stewart, King of Scotland  born 15 April 1512, died 14 December 1542
  •     unnamed daughter Stewart  born November 1512, died November 1512
  •     Alexander Stewart, Duke of Ross  born 30 April 1514, died 18 December 1515

James V Stewart, King of Scotland  was born 15 April 1512, at Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, a son of  James IV Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Margaret Tudor. He married, firstly, Madeleine de Valois, daughter of François I, Roi de France and Claude de Valois, Duchesse de Bretagne, on 1 January 1537 at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. He married, secondly, Marie de Lorraine, daughter of Claude de Lorraine, Duc de Guise and Antoinette de Bourbon, on 12 June 1538 at St. Andrews Cathedral, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.  He was also reported to have been married by Proxy on 9 May 1538 at Paris, France.  He died on 14 December 1542 at age 30 at Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland.  He was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.  He gained the title of Duke of Rothesay on 15 April 1512. He succeeded to the title of King James V of Scotland on 9 September 1513.  He was crowned King of Scotland on 21 September 1513. He and Euphemia Elphinstone were associated circa 1532.  He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 20 January 1535.
Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Elizabeth Stuart
  •   Adam Stewart  born between 1528 - 1542, died 1606
Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Bethune
  •   Jean Stewart  born bet ween 1528 - 1542, died 7 January 1587/88
Children of James V Stewart, King of Scotland
  •   Margaret Stewart  born between 1528 - 1542
  •   Robert Stewart   born circa 1533, died 1581
Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Shaw 
  •     James Stewart  born circa 1529, died 25 September 1557

Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Carmichael
  •     John Stewart, 1st Lord Darnley 6 born circa 1531, died circa November 1563

Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Margaret Erskine
  •     James Stuart, 1st Earl of Moray  born 1531, died 20 January 1569/70

Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Christine Barclay
  •     James Stewart  born between 1531 - 1542

Child of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Euphemia Elphinstone
  •     Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney born 1533, died 4 February 1592/93

Children of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie de Lorraine
  •     James Stewart, Duke of Rothesay  born 22 May 1540, died April 1541
  •     Arthur Stewart, Duke of Albany  born April 1541, died April 1541
  •     Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland  born 7 December 1542, died 8 February 1587

Mary I Stewart, Queen of Scotland was born on 7 December 1542 at Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. She was the daughter of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie de Lorraine.  Her first marriage was to François II, Roi de France, son of Henri II, Roi de France and Catherine de Medici, on 24 April 1558 at Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. She married, secondly, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, son of Matthew Stuart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Lady Margaret Douglas, on 29 July 1565 at Holyrood Palace Chapel, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.  She married, thirdly, James Hepburn, 1st and last Duke of Orkney, son of Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell and Agnes Sinclair, on 15 May 1567 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, in a forced marriage.

She succeeded to the title of Queen Mary I of Scotland on 14 December 1542.  She was crowned Queen of Scotland on 9 September 1543 at Stirling Castle, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.  On 7 August 1548 she went to France, and grew up as a Roman Catholic in the King of France's household.  As a result of her marriage to François II, Roi de France, Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland was styled as Queen Consort Mary of France on 6 July 1559.  On 19 August 1561 she returned to Scotland to rule in person.  On 23 April 1567 at Almond Bridge, Scotland, she was seized by the Earl of Bothwell, and held prisoner in Dunbar Castle.  She abdicated as Queen of Scotland on 24 July 1567. In May 1568 she escaped to England, where she was heir to the throne. Fearing pro-Catholic plots to make Mary Queen of England, her cousin Elizabeth I imprisoned her and eventually had her executed, supposedly for her part in an assassination plot. She died on 8 February 1587 at age 44 at Fotheringhay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England, in a botched execution.  She was buried in 1612 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. She was buried at Fotheringhay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England.

Child of Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
  •     James I Charles Stuart, King of Great Britain born 19 June 1566, died 27 March 1625

Children of Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland and James Hepburn, 1st and last Duke of Orkney

    stillborn twin Hepburn  born between 18 July 1568 - 24 July 1568,  died between 18 July 1568 - 24 July 1568
    stillborn twin Hepburn  born between 18 July 1568 - 24 July 1568, died between 18 July 1568 - 24 July 1568

James VI Charles Stuart2, King of Scotland and James I Charles Stuart, King of England & Ireland was born 19 June 1566, the son of  Queen Mary I Stewart of Scotland  and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. James was born into the House of Stuart.  At the age of thirteen months, he became King of Scotland, succeeding his mother Mary, Queen of Scotland, who had been compelled to abdicate in his favor. Four different regents governed during his minority, which ended officially in 1578. He did not gain full control of his government until 1581.  On 24 March 1603, he succeeded the last Tudor monarch of England and Ireland, Elizabeth I, who died without issue   He continued to reign in all three kingdoms for 22 years, often using the title King of Great Britain (which neither Scotland nor England appreciated at the time) and Ireland, until his death in 1625 at the age of 58.  He based himself in England from 1603.Anne of Denmark born 12 December 1574,  died 2 March 1619, was queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of King James VI and I The second daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark, Anne married James in 1589 at the age of fourteen and bore him three children who survived infancy, including the future Charles I.

Their children were:
  •     Henry, Prince of Wales (19 February 1594–6 November 1612). Died, probably of typhoid fever, aged 18.
  •     Elizabeth Stuart (19 August 1596 – 13 February 1662). Married 1613, Frederick V, Elector Palatine. Died aged 65.
  •     Margaret Stuart (24 December 1598 Dalkeith Palace – March 1600 Linlithgow Palace). Died aged fifteen months. Buried at Holyrood Abbey.
  •     Charles I of England 19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649. Married 1625, Henrietta Maria. Executed aged 48.
  •     Robert Stuart, Duke of Kintyre 18 January 1602 – 27 May 1602. Died aged four months.
  •     Mary Stuart 8 April 1605 Greenwich Palace – 16 December 1607 Stanwell, Surrey. Died aged two.
  •     Sophia Stuart 22 June 1606 – 23 June 1606. Born and died at Greenwich Palace.
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John Stuart
was born  1708 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, and died 1782 in Rockbridge, Augusta County, Virginia.  In 1740, he married Mary Shaw in Ulster, Ireland. She was born 1710 in Leinster, Dubland, Ireland, and died in 1788 in Augusta County, Virginia. They had a son,
  •  James Stewart, born in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. 

James Stewart, was born in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland on 4 December 1719, and died in February 1757, in Staunton, Augusta County,Virginia. John wed Mary Anne Lafferty who was born  1720 in Kilcoskin, Dublin, Ireland and died  24 September 1763 in Augusta County, Virginia. The  couple had a son,
  • Ralph Stewart, born in Cowpasture, Augusta County on 17 December 1752.

Ralph Stewart was born in Cowpasture, Augusta County, Virginia on 17 December 1752 and died on 17 November 1835, in Logan, County, Virginia.  He married Mary Polly Clay, 25 June 1788 in Montgomery County, Virginia.  Mary Polly Clay was born in 1772 in Blackwater River, Bedford County, Virginia and died  25 April 1851 in Wyoming County, Virginia. They had a daughter, Catharine 'Katie' Stewart, born  15 June 1790 in Giles County, Virginia.
  • Catharine Stewart was born  15 June 1790 in Giles County, Virginia. 'Katie' was daughter of Ralph Stewart and Mary Polly Clay. She married  William Cook on 16 August 1806 in Giles County, Virginia and died 26 May 1888 in Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia. Their children were: Pemberton born 1807, John L. born 1810, James born 1813, William Newton born 14 March 1814, Mitchel born 1817, Thomas M. born 1819, Floyd born 1820, Richard M. born 1822, Elliott born 1823, George Pearce born 1826, Nellie born 1828, Lucinda born 1829 and Juliann born 1832.  William died 10 August 1853 in Wyoming County, Virginia



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Notes and sources:

1
Progenitor of the FitzAlans and the Stewarts
2Scotland: the name is spelled Stewart, in France, and England the spelling is Stuart
3One of the great cities of the Roman and Christian world, Antioch captured by Muslims in 1085, was retained by Byzantium until then. It's capture was key to the success of the First Crusade. The siege lasted for seven and a half months.
the Peerage (Internet) much of the information from this line  is from this website
4Rise of the Stewarts 1935 London
5Homer Beers James & ancestry.com
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