James Stewart1

M, #108341, b. between 1531 and 1542
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
     James Stewart was born illegitimately between 1531 and 1542.2 He was the son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Christine Barclay.1 He died, without issue.2

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. 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 23. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

Christine Barclay1

F, #108342
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011

Child of Christine Barclay and James V Stewart, King of Scotland

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Adam Stewart1

M, #108343, b. between 1528 and 1542, d. 1575
Last Edited=23 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=1.86%
     Adam Stewart was born illegitimately between 1528 and 1542.2 He was the son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Elizabeth Stuart.1 He married Janet Ruthven, daughter of William Ruthven.1 He died in 1575.3
     He held the office of Prior of the Charterhouse.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. 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 24. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Janet Ruthven1

F, #108344, b. before 1550, d. 20 January 1606
Last Edited=23 Jan 2013
     Janet Ruthven was born before 1550. She was the daughter of William Ruthven.1 She married Adam Stewart, son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Lady Elizabeth Stuart.1 She died on 20 January 1606.1,2

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S1107] Isabelle Devereux, "re: Frances Devereux," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 1 June 2004. Hereinafter cited as "re: Frances Devereux."

William Ruthven1

M, #108345, b. before 1535
Last Edited=29 May 2002
     William Ruthven was born before 1535.

Child of William Ruthven

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.


Lady Elizabeth Stuart1

F, #108346, b. between 1512 and 1526, d. before 25 November 1564
Last Edited=30 Sep 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.87%
     Lady Elizabeth Stuart was born between 1512 and 1526. She was the daughter of John Stuart, 12th Earl of Lennox and Lady Elizabeth Stewart.1 She married John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland, son of Alexander Gordon, Master of Sutherland and Lady Janet Stewart, on 15 April 1549. She died before 25 November 1564.
     She was also known as Helen Stewart. From 15 April 1549, her married name became Gordon.

Child of Lady Elizabeth Stuart and James V Stewart, King of Scotland

Children of Lady Elizabeth Stuart and John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Jean Stewart1

F, #108347, b. between 1528 and 1542, d. 7 January 1587/88
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
     Jean Stewart was born illegitimately between 1528 and 1542.2 She was the daughter of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Bethune.1 A contract for the marriage of Jean Stewart and Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll was signed on 1 July 1553.3 She and Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll were divorced on 23 June 1573 for desertion.3 She died on 7 January 1587/88.2
     She was also known as Jane Stuart.2 From 1 July 1553, her married name became Campbell. As a result of her marriage, Jean Stewart was styled as Countess of Argyll in 1558. On 9 March 1566 she was present at the murder of Rizzio, along with Queen Mary.3 On 28 May 1573 she was taken prisoner at the surrender of Edinburgh Castle.3 On 19 October 1580 she received letters of legitimation under the Great Seal.4

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 104. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  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 200. 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 25. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll1

M, #108348, b. circa 1532, d. 12 September 1573
Last Edited=26 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.34%
     Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll was born circa 1532.2 He was the son of Archibald Campbell, 4th Earl of Argyll and Lady Helen Hamilton.2 He married by contract, firstly, Jean Stewart, daughter of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Bethune, on 1 July 1553.2 He and Jean Stewart were divorced on 23 June 1573 for desertion.2 He married by contract, secondly, Lady Janet Cunningham, daughter of Alexander Cuninghame, 5th Earl of Glencairn and Janet Cunningham, on 5 August 1573.2 He died on 12 September 1573, from 'the stone', without surviving issue.3 His will was probated on 25 May 1576 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.3
     He held the office of Justiciar [Scotland] in 1558.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Argyll [S., 1457] in 1558.2 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Lorne [S., 1470] in 1558.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Campbell [S., 1445] in 1558.2 He particpated in the plot to murder Queen Mary's husband, Lord Darnley.2 In December 1567 he was censured by the General Assembly for having separated from his wife.2 He fought in the Battle of Langside on 13 May 1568, where he fought for the Queen.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1571.2 In 1572 he came to an agreement with the Regent Morton.4 He held the office of Lord Chancellor [Scotland] on 15 January 1572/73.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Child of Archibald Campbell, 5th Earl of Argyll and Lady Janet Cunningham

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. 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 200. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 201.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 104. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Campbell, Archibald. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  6. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 34. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

James Gray1

M, #108349, d. 1585/86
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.35%
     James Gray was the son of Patrick Gray, 4th Lord Gray and Marion Ogilvy.1,2 He married Elizabeth Bethune, daughter of Sir John Bethune, 2nd of Creich and Janet Hay, in June 1573.1 He and Elizabeth Bethune were divorced on 10 June 1581 on the grounds of James' adultery with Elizabeth's niece, Isabel Bethune.1 He died in 1585/86, slain.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 VIII, page 140. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1642. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Stewart1

M, #108350, b. circa 1533, d. 1581
Last Edited=20 Jan 2011
     Robert Stewart was born circa 1533 illegitimately.2 He was the son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland.1 He died in 1581.1
     He held the office of Prior of Whithorn.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. 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 IX, page 2. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.