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Alexander Stewart

Male - Bef 1402


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Alexander Stewart was born in in of Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland (son of Alexander Stewart and Joanna); died before 24 May 1402.

    Notes:

    "[A]lmost certainly vita patris before 24 May 1402 when his son was 'of Darnley,' styled 'filius Alexandri Senescalli de Derneley militis' about 1383 and 'Dominus de Galliston' on 13 October 1390, not known to have been knighted or to have succeeded to Darnley." [The Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below]

    Alexander married Janet Keith about 1383. Janet (daughter of William Keith and (Unknown) More) was born about 1350. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. John Stewart was born about 1384 in of Darnley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; died on 12 Feb 1429 in Rouvray, Eure-et-Loir, France; was buried in Orléans, Loiret, France.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Alexander Stewart was born about 1320 in of Darnley, Renfrewshire, Scotland (son of Alan Stewart); died before 24 May 1402.

    Notes:

    "[K]nighted by David II in 1342 during an incursion into England, in 1345 received a charter from David II for the annuel rent due the crown from Cambusnethan, styled in charters before 1371 'Dominus de Cruikston' and 'Dominus de Dernley,' granted the barony of Cambusnethan by Robert II sometime between 1371 and 1390." [The Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below]

    Alexander married Joanna about 1360. Joanna died after Jul 1391. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Joanna died after Jul 1391.

    Notes:

    Possibly Joanna Baird. Hereiss of Cambusnethan.

    Children:
    1. 1. Alexander Stewart was born in in of Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland; died before 24 May 1402.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Alan Stewart (son of John Stewart and Margaret de Bonkil); died on 19 Jul 1333 in Halidon Hill, Northumberland, England.

    Notes:

    "Sir Alan Stewart, second son of Sir John Stewart of Bonkyll, accompanied Edward Bruce to Ireland in 1315, and next year was taken prisoner by the English, but was soon released, and continued to fight against them. He received from King Robert I the lands of Dreghorn, in Ayrshire, and fell with his two brothers, James and John Stewart, at the battle of Halidonhill in 1333." [The Scots Peerage, citation details below]

    Children:
    1. 2. Alexander Stewart was born about 1320 in of Darnley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; died before 24 May 1402.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Stewart was born in 1246 (son of Alexander Stewart and Jean Macrory); died on 22 Jul 1298 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1250

    Notes:

    Killed at the Battle of Falkirk. "[A]mong the 'knights and barons of the realm of Scotland' who swore fealty to King Edward I in 1291, named 1296 in a charter as Sir John Steward, knight, brother of Sir James, formerly Steward of Scotland, after joining the Scottish resistance, he was slain during the destruction of Sir William Wallace's force by the army of the English king. […] He is often called 'of Bonkyl' in secondary sources. However, this is incorrect, as he died before his father-in-law, Sir Alexander Bonkyl, and therefore did not possess that barony." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    John married Margaret de Bonkil. Margaret (daughter of Alexander de Bonkil of that Ilk) died before 20 Jul 1305. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Margaret de Bonkil (daughter of Alexander de Bonkil of that Ilk); died before 20 Jul 1305.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt Sep 1304

    Children:
    1. Isabel Stewart died after 16 Jul 1351.
    2. 4. Alan Stewart died on 19 Jul 1333 in Halidon Hill, Northumberland, England.
    3. Alexander Stewart was born in in of Bonkil, Berwickshire, Scotland; died about 1319.
    4. Walter Stewart was born in in of Dalswinton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.