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Robert III, King of Scots

Male Abt 1336 - 1406  (~ 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert III, King of Scots was born about 1336 (son of Robert II, King of Scots and Elizabeth More); died on 4 Apr 1406 in Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland; was buried in Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[N]amed John at birth, Earl of Carrick and Steward of Scotland prior to his accession, called 'Robert John Fernyear,' legitimated by papal dispensation, declared heir to the Crown by Parliament 27 Mar 1371, dignified and courteous but lame and infirm, considered by the three estates unable to govern or to control transgressors, he delegated power in January 1399 to his son and brother." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Robert married Annabella Drummond before 3 May 1367. Annabella (daughter of John Drummond and Mary Montfichet) was born about 1350; died in 1401 in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Stewart died after 1457.
    2. James I, King of Scots was born in 1394 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland; died on 21 Feb 1437 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert II, King of Scots was born on 2 Mar 1316 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland (son of Walter Stewart and Marjory Bruce); died on 19 Apr 1390 in Dundonald Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland; was buried in Scone Abbey, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[H]eir apparent to the Scottish throne for almost half a century (1318-24 and 1329-71), he reigned himself for nineteen years, led the defense against the English during King David II's exile and imprisonment, his active life was behind him when he ascended the throne, and during his last years the kingdom was administered by his sons." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Robert married Elizabeth More after 22 Nov 1347. Elizabeth (daughter of Adam More and Joanna Cunningham) died before 1355; was buried in Church of the Blackfriars, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth More (daughter of Adam More and Joanna Cunningham); died before 1355; was buried in Church of the Blackfriars, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    Also called Elizabeth Mure.

    "Lived with her husband before marriage, the dispensation by Pope Clement VI stating that they had 'many children of both sexes ... fair to behold,' among whom was the future Robert III, born some ten years earlier." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. Margaret Stewart
    2. 1. Robert III, King of Scots was born about 1336; died on 4 Apr 1406 in Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland; was buried in Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
    3. Robert Stewart was born about 1340; died on 3 Sep 1420 in Stirling Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Walter Stewart was born about 1297 (son of James Stewart and Giles de Burgh); died on 9 Apr 1327 in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1292
    • Alternate birth: 1296
    • Alternate death: 9 Apr 1326

    Notes:

    Also called Walter fitz James. Sixth Steward of Scotland.

    "[K]nighted before the battle of Bannockburn (1314, during which he nominally commanded a division of the Scottish army, regent of Scotland during the king's absence in Ireland." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Walter married Marjory Bruce after 25 Apr 1315. Marjory (daughter of Robert de Brus, King of Scotland and Isabel of Mar) died in Oct 1317; was buried in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Marjory Bruce (daughter of Robert de Brus, King of Scotland and Isabel of Mar); died in Oct 1317; was buried in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    Died "during her second pregnancy from a fall from a horse. In her issue heiress to Scotland." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. 2. Robert II, King of Scots was born on 2 Mar 1316 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; died on 19 Apr 1390 in Dundonald Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland; was buried in Scone Abbey, Perthshire, Scotland.

  3. 6.  Adam More was born about 1290 (son of William Mure and (Unknown) Lindsey).

    Notes:

    Also called Adam Mure. Described by the ODNB as "an Ayrshire landowner."

    According to The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below), he "likely" fought at Bannockburn and "probably" died 19 Jul 1333 at the battle of Halidon Hill.

    "He is invariably referred to as Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan, but this style is doubly erroneous since (1) Sir Adam never takes a territorial designation in any known document and (2) Rowallan was acquired after his death by the marriage (after 1341) of his son and heir Adam to 'Isabella,' the heiress (presumably daughter) of Sir Walter Comyn of Rowallan, slain at Annan, 17 Dec. 1332." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Adam married Joanna Cunningham between 1315 and 1316. Joanna was born about 1295; died after Jul 1333. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Joanna Cunningham was born about 1295; died after Jul 1333.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth More died before 1355; was buried in Church of the Blackfriars, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    2. (Unknown) More


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  James Stewart was born about 1243 (son of Alexander Stewart and Jean Macrory); died on 16 Jul 1309.

    Notes:

    Also called James fitz Alexander. 5th Steward of Scotland.

    James married Giles de Burgh. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Giles de Burgh (daughter of Walter de Burgh and Avelina fitz John).

    Notes:

    Also called Egidia de Burgh; Jill de Burgh.

    Children:
    1. 4. Walter Stewart was born about 1297; died on 9 Apr 1327 in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland.

  3. 10.  Robert de Brus, King of Scotland was born on 11 Jul 1274 in Scotland (son of Robert de Brus and Marjory of Carrick); died on 7 Jun 1329 in Cardross, Dumbartonshire, Scotland; was buried in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

    Robert married Isabel of Mar about 1295. Isabel (daughter of Donald of Mar and Ellen) died before 1302. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Isabel of Mar (daughter of Donald of Mar and Ellen); died before 1302.
    Children:
    1. 5. Marjory Bruce died in Oct 1317; was buried in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

  5. 12.  William Mure (son of Archibald Mure and (Unknown) Montgomery).

    Notes:

    Said variously to have died around the time of the Battle of Neville's Cross (17 Oct 1346; also called the Battle of Durham), or sometime after 1363.

    William married (Unknown) Lindsey. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  (Unknown) Lindsey

    Notes:

    Claimed by some as a daughter of William Lindsey of Craigie, son of William Lindsey of Luffness and his wife Avice de Lancaster.

    Children:
    1. 6. Adam More was born about 1290.