Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany1,2

M, #102101, b. circa 1340, d. 3 September 1420
Last Edited=20 Jan 2013
     Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany was born circa 1340.3 He was the son of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan.2 He married, firstly, Margaret Graham, Countess of Menteith, daughter of Sir John Graham and Mary Stewart, Countess of Menteith, after 9 September 1361, by Papal dispensation.3 He married, secondly, Muriel Keith, daughter of Sir William Keith and Margaret Fraser, after 4 May 1380, by Papal dispensation.4 He died on 3 September 1420 at Stirling Castle, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.5 He was buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.5
     As a result of his marriage, Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany was styled as Earl of Menteith on 28 February 1361.3,2 He was created 1st Earl of Fife [Scotland] on 30 March 1371.2 He resigned as Earl of Fife on 6 March 1372.3 He held the office of Great Chamberlain [Scotland] between 1383 and 1407.2 In 1385 he made a successful raid into England with Douglas.2 In 1388 he made another successful raid into England.2 He held the office of Guardian of the Realm [Scotland] between 1 December 1388 and 27 January 1399.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Buchan [S., 1382] on 24 July 1394.4 He was created 1st Duke of Albany [Scotland] on 28 April 1398.4 He was created 1st Earl of Atholl [Scotland] on 2 September 1403, for the life of King Robert III only.6 He was deposed as Earl of Atholl on 4 April 1406.6 He held the office of Regent of Scotland in June 1406.4 He resigned as Earl of Buchan, in favour of his second son John, and a special remainder to his third and fourth sons, Andrew and Robert on 20 September 1406.4 In 1417 he again invaded England, but without success this time.2

Children of Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany and Muriel Keith

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 215. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 77. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 216.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 78.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 79.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 311.
  7. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 218.
  8. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 219.
  9. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 220.
  10. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2767. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  11. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan1

M, #102102, b. circa 1343, d. 24 July 1394
Last Edited=4 Oct 2012
     Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan was born circa 1343.2 He was the son of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan.1 He married Eupheme de Ross, Countess of Ross, daughter of William de Ross, 5th Earl of Ross and Mary Macdonald, circa 24 July 1382.3 He died on 24 July 1394 without legitimate issue.1 He was buried at Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, Scotland.3
      Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan also went by the nick-name of 'the Wolf of Badenoch'.1 He was created Lord of Badenoch on 30 March 1371.2 As a result of his marriage, Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan was styled as Earl of Ross in July 1382.2 He was created 1st Earl of Buchan [Scotland] on 25 July 1382.4 On 2 November 1389 he was excommunicated for deserting his wife.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 376. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 220. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 221.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 375.

Annabel Drummond1

F, #102103, b. circa 1350, d. circa October 1401
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
     Annabel Drummond was born circa 1350 at Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.2,3 She was the daughter of Sir John Drummond, 11th of Lennox and Mary Montifex.4,2 She married Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland, son of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan, on 13 March 1365/66.5 She died circa October 1401 at Scone Palace, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.2
      From 13 March 1366, her married name became Stewart. As a result of her marriage, Annabel Drummond was styled as Queen Consort Annabella of Scotland on 15 August 1390.2

Children of Annabel Drummond and Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 154. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 227. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S1224] Derek Hughes, "re: 1st Lord Drummond," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 22 December 2004, 13 February 2005 and 2 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: 1st Lord Drummond."
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 155.
  5. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume IX, page 2. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  6. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, volume I, page 18.
  7. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, volume I, page 17.

David Stewart, 1st and last Duke of Rothesay1

M, #102104, b. 24 October 1378, d. 26 March 1402
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.09%
     David Stewart, 1st and last Duke of Rothesay was born on 24 October 1378.1 He was the son of Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabel Drummond.2 He married Marjorie Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas and Joan Moray, in February 1399/0 at Bothwell Church, Scotland.1 He died on 26 March 1402 at age 23 at Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland, said to have been starved to death, but more likely died from dysentery, without issue.1,3 He was buried at Lindores Abbey, Fife, Scotland.1
     He was created 1st Earl of Carrick [Scotland] between 19 April 1390 and 2 January 1391.1,4 He was created 1st Duke of Rothesay [Scotland] on 28 April 1398.3 He was created 1st Earl of Atholl [Scotland] on 6 September 1398.3
     On his death, his titles became extinct.4

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 227. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 311. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 58.

James I Stewart, King of Scotland1

M, #102105, b. 25 July 1394, d. 21 February 1436/37
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.09%
     James I Stewart, King of Scotland was born on 25 July 1394 at Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.1 He was the son of Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabel Drummond.2 He married Lady Joan Beaufort, daughter of John de Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret de Holand, on 2 February 1423/24 at Priory Church, St. Mary Overy, Southwark, London, England.1 He died on 21 February 1436/37 at age 42 at Monastry of the Friars Preachers, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, murdered by his uncle, Walter Stuart, Earl of Atholl.3 He was buried at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.3
     He was created Earl of Carrick on 10 December 1404, although never designated as such.1 He was created Duke of Rothesay on 10 December 1404, although never designated as such.1 In 1406 he was taken prisoner by the English while sailing to France shortly before the death of his father. He was held for ransom, mainly in the Tower of London, until 5 April 1424. During his exile, Scotland has been governened by his uncle Robert, the Duke of Albany until his death (1420) and then by Robert's son, Murdoch. On the 25th May, 1425, James had his revenge when he executed Murdoch and two of his kinsmen outside Stirling Castle. He succeeded to the title of King James I of Scotland on 4 April 1406.1 He was crowned King of Scotland on 2 May 1424 at Scone Abbey, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.1

Children of James I Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Joan Beaufort

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 230. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 18. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 232.
  4. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, volume I, page 19.
  5. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 378. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 238.


Sir Charles Lloyd Birkin, 5th Bt.1

M, #102106, b. 24 September 1907, d. 1985
Last Edited=3 Feb 2011
     Sir Charles Lloyd Birkin, 5th Bt. was born on 24 September 1907.1 He was the son of Colonel Charles Wilfred Birkin and Claire Lloyd Howe.1 He married Janet Ramsey Johnson, daughter of Peter Johnson, on 18 July 1940. He died in 1985.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 112th Regiment, 9th Sherwood Foresters.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet Birkin, of Ruddington Grange, Nottingham [U.K., 1905] on 5 May 1942.1

Children of Sir Charles Lloyd Birkin, 5th Bt. and Janet Ramsey Johnson

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 381. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Joan Beaufort1

F, #102107, d. 15 July 1445
Last Edited=6 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.73%
     Lady Joan Beaufort was the daughter of John de Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Lady Margaret de Holand.1 She married, firstly, James I Stewart, King of Scotland, son of Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabel Drummond, on 2 February 1423/24 at Priory Church, St. Mary Overy, Southwark, London, England.2 She married, secondly, Sir James Stewart of Lorn, son of Sir John Stewart of Innermeath and Isabella Macdougall, before 21 September 1439, with Papal dispensation for both consanguinity and affinity.2 She died on 15 July 1445 at Dunbar Castle, Scotland.2 She was buried at Monastery of the Charterhouse, Perthshire, Scotland.2
      From 2 February 1423/24, her married name became Stewart.2 As a result of her marriage, Lady Joan Beaufort was styled as Queen Consort Joan of Scotland on 2 May 1424.2 As a result of her marriage, Lady Joan Beaufort was styled as Queen Dowager Joan of Scotland in 1437.3

Children of Lady Joan Beaufort and James I Stewart, King of Scotland

Children of Lady Joan Beaufort and Sir James Stewart of Lorn

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 220. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 230. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 312. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 378.
  6. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  7. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James II Stewart, King of Scotland1

M, #102108, b. 16 October 1430, d. 3 August 1460
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     James II Stewart, King of Scotland was born on 16 October 1430 at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 He was the son of James I Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Joan Beaufort. He married Marie van Egmont-Gelre, daughter of Arnold van Egmont Hertog van Gelre Graaf van Zutphen and Katrina von der Mark-Kleve, on 3 July 1449 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 He died on 3 August 1460 at age 29 at Roxburgh Castle, Scotland, killed by a bursting piece of ordnance.3 He was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.3
     He succeeded to the title of Duke of Rothesay on 22 April 1431.2 James II Stewart, King of Scotland also went by the nick-name of James 'of the Fiery Face'.4 He succeeded to the title of King James II of Scotland on 21 February 1437.2 He was crowned King of Scotland on 25 March 1437 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 He fought in the siege of Roxburgh Castle in August 1460 at Roxburgh Castle, Scotland.3
     Succeeded at the age of 6 following the murder of his father, James I. A large birthmark bequeathed the nickname 'Fiery Face'. His coronation at Kelso Abbey was the first not at Scone. By giving authority to men of his own choice, and travelling energetically, Jaames II strengthened a monarchy weakened by powerful nobles. In particular, he murdered the 8th, and killed the 9th. Earl of Douglas (1452-5). He married Mary of Guelders (died 1463), daughter of Arnold, Duke of Guelders (a Rhine principality) on the 3rd. July 1449. They had four sons and two daughters. James died in a gun accident - the gun exploded whilst King standing nearby near Roxburgh Castle (held by the English) during siege.

Child of James II Stewart, King of Scotland

Children of James II Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie van Egmont-Gelre

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 231. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 233.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 236.
  4. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  5. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 79. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Marie van Egmont-Gelre1

F, #102109, b. 1433, d. 16 November 1463
Last Edited=16 Sep 2013
Consanguinity Index=1.04%
     Marie van Egmont-Gelre was born in 1433.2 She was the daughter of Arnold van Egmont Hertog van Gelre Graaf van Zutphen and Katrina von der Mark-Kleve.2 She married James II Stewart, King of Scotland, son of James I Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Joan Beaufort, on 3 July 1449 at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 She died on 16 November 1463.2 She was also reported to have died on 1 December 1463 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. She was buried at Holy Trinity Church, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2
     As a result of her marriage, Marie van Egmont-Gelre was styled as Queen Consort Marie of Scotland on 3 July 1449.2

Children of Marie van Egmont-Gelre and James II Stewart, King of Scotland

Citations

  1. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 233. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

Hans Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Norway1

M, #102110, b. 2 February 1455, d. 20 February 1513
Last Edited=13 Sep 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.31%
     Hans Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Norway was born on 2 February 1455 at Aalborg, Denmark. He was the son of Christian I Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Norway and Dorothea von Hohenzollern. He married Christina von Sachsen, daughter of Ernst Kurfürst von Sachsen and Elisabeth von Oberbayern-München, on 6 September 1478 at Copenhagen, Denmark. He died on 20 February 1513 at age 58 at Aalborg, Denmark.
     He succeeded to the title of King Hans of Denmark in 1481.1 He succeeded to the title of King Hans of Norway in 1481.2 He succeeded to the title of King Hans II of Sweden in 1483.2 He was deposed as King of Sweden in 1501.2

Children of Hans Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Norway and Christina von Sachsen

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 92. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.
  2. [S16] Louda and MacLagan, Lines of Succession, table 28.