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Mary Stewart

Female Bef 1451 - 1488  (> 36 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Stewart was born before 15 Jun 1451 (daughter of James II, King of Scots and Mary of Guelders); died in May 1488.

    Mary married James Hamilton between Feb 1474 and Mar 1474. James (son of James Hamilton and Janet Livingstone) was born about 1415; died on 6 Nov 1479. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Hamilton

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James II, King of Scots was born on 16 Oct 1430 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (son of James I, King of Scots and Joan Beaufort); died on 3 Aug 1460 in Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    Killed at the siege of Roxburgh Castle when one of the large cannons he had imported from Flanders, nicknamed "The Lion," exploded next to him.

    "[V]igorous and successful in his personal reign, popular with the people but not with the great nobles, suppressed the Black Douglas." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    James married Mary of Guelders on 3 Jul 1449 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Mary (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve) was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary of Guelders was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve); died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[P]rudent and energetic, regent for her son King James III." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)] Also called Marie van Egmond.

    Children:
    1. 1. Mary Stewart was born before 15 Jun 1451; died in May 1488.
    2. James III, King of Scots was born on 26 May 1452 in Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died on 11 Jun 1488 in Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James I, King of Scots was born in 1394 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland (son of Robert III, King of Scots and Annabella Drummond); died on 21 Feb 1437 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[I]n captivity in England nineteen years, stern, severe but just, strengthened the Crown against the nobility and attempted to reform the Church and to establish the king's law throughout the country, skilled in music and poetry, murdered by rebels who sought to displace his line with that of the descendants of Robert II by his second wife." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    James married Joan Beaufort on 12 Feb 1424 in Southwark, Surrey, England. Joan (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand) died on 15 Jul 1445 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Joan Beaufort (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand); died on 15 Jul 1445 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[S]trong-minded, intelligent, and bloody avenger of her first husband King James I, briefly regent." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. Annabella Stewart
    2. 2. James II, King of Scots was born on 16 Oct 1430 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died on 3 Aug 1460 in Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

  3. 6.  Arnold van Egmond was born after 17 Jul 1410 (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel); died on 23 Feb 1473 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Duke of Guelders. In Palestine 1450-52. "[A]n ineffectual ruler, his son Adolf carried on a long conflict with him and forced his abdication in 1465/6, he then sold his rights in Guelders to Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy in December 1472." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Arnold married Katherina of Kleve on 26 Jan 1430 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Katherina (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy) was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Katherina of Kleve was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy); died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    "[F]orced into a political marriage at the age of thirteen, she grew to intensely dislike her husband, and after bearing him six children, left him in 1440 when aged twenty-three, later collaborated with her son against her husband, a patron of the arts, she commissioned a magnificent Book of Hours." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. 3. Mary of Guelders was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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]


  2. 9.  Annabella Drummond was born about 1350 (daughter of John Drummond and Mary Montfichet); died in 1401 in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[A]n able and resolute woman, corresponded with King Richard II of England, presided in 1398 over a great tournament at Edinburgh." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. Mary Stewart died after 1457.
    2. 4. 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.

  3. 10.  John Beaufort was born about 1371 (son of John of Gaunt and Catherine de Roet); died on 16 Mar 1410 in Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.

    Notes:

    1st Earl of Somerset. "[A] crusader, created Earl 1396/7 the day following his legitimation, a Lord appellant against the Duke of Gloucester, Admiral of the Fleet, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports, Chamberlain and Constable of England, Captain of Calais, etc., in favor with King Henry IV, received the forfeited estates of Owen Glendower." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    John married Margaret Holand before 28 Sep 1397. Margaret (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan) died on 31 Dec 1439 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margaret Holand (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan); died on 31 Dec 1439 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    Children:
    1. Edmund Beaufort died on 22 May 1455.
    2. 5. Joan Beaufort died on 15 Jul 1445 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    3. John Beaufort was born about 25 Mar 1404; died on 27 May 1444; was buried in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England.

  5. 12.  Jan II was born about 1385 (son of Arend and Jolanthe); died on 4 Jan 1451; was buried in Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

    Notes:

    Lord of Egmond and Leerdam. "[E]nemy of Count Willem VI of Holland and his daughter Jacoba, regent for his son in Guelders in 1423." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Jan married Maria van Arkel on 24 Jun 1409. Maria (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich) died on 19 Jul 1415. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Maria van Arkel (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich); died on 19 Jul 1415.

    Notes:

    Heiress of Guelders.

    Children:
    1. 6. Arnold van Egmond was born after 17 Jul 1410; died on 23 Feb 1473 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

  7. 14.  Adolf I was born on 26 Dec 1373 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (son of Adolf III and Margarete of Ravensberg); died on 23 Sep 1448 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Wesel, Westphalia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Kleve (Cleves). "[A] public-spirited ruler who simplified the legal system, insured the maintenance of dikes and drains throughout his lands, raised to Duke by the emperor Sigmund, preserved the independence of his duchy from the ambitions of his powerful neighbor Dietrich von Mörs, Archbishop of Cologne, strengthened by his Burgundian connections." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Adolf married Marie of Burgundy on 12 Jul 1406 in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France. Marie (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria) was born in Jan 1394; died on 30 Oct 1463 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Bruges, Belgium. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Marie of Burgundy was born in Jan 1394 (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria); died on 30 Oct 1463 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Bruges, Belgium.

    Notes:

    "[B]rought with her an enormous treasure in metalwork and precious fabrics as well as crucial political ties." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. 7. Katherina of Kleve was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.