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STEWART, James 5th High Steward of Scotland
(About 1243-1309)
DE BURGH, Egidia
(About 1263-)
Robert I 'the Bruce', King of Scots
(1274-1329)
Isabella of Mar
(About 1273-1296)
STEWART, Walter 6th High Steward of Scotland
(About 1292-1327)
BRUCE, Marjorie Princess of Scots
(About 1296-1315)
STEWART, Robert II King of Scots
(1315-1390)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. MURE, Elizabeth of Rowallan

2. DE ROSS, Euphemia Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots

STEWART, Robert II King of Scots 1 3

  • Born: 2 March 1315(1316) 1
  • Marriage (1): MURE, Elizabeth of Rowallan 1336 in common law, then 22 November 1347(papal dispensation) 1 2
  • Marriage (2): DE ROSS, Euphemia Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots 2 May 1355(papal dispensation) 1
  • Died: 19 April 1390, Dundonald Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Buried: 1390, Scone Abbey, Perthshire, Scotland 1

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  General Notes:

"On the death of his uncle David II. he succeeded to the throne as Robert II., 22 February 1370-1. In this reign the succession to the crown of Scotland was definitely settled by Parliament."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1


Robert married Elizabeth MURE of Rowallan, daughter of Sir Adam MURE of Rowallan and Janet MURE heiress of Polkellie, 1336 in common law, then 22 November 1347(papal dispensation).1 2 (Elizabeth MURE of Rowallan was born about 1320 and died by May 1355 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (Robert Stewart) married, first, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan (dispensation by Pope Clement VI., 22 November 1347)"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1

Robert next married Euphemia DE ROSS Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots, daughter of Hugh Earl of Ross and Margaret GRAHAM, 2 May 1355(papal dispensation).1 (Euphemia DE ROSS Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots was born about 1329 4 and died by 1387(1388) 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"King Robert II. married secondly, Euphemia, daughter of Hugh, Earl of Ross, and widow of John Randolph, third Earl of Moray (dispensation by Pope Innocent VI., 2 May 1355)."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

2 Internet Site, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Mure citing 1]Dunbar, Sir Archibald H. Scottish Kings, a Revised Chronology of Scottish History 1005 -1625, (1899), 2]McAndrew, Bruce A., Scotlands Historic Heraldry, Boydell Press, (2006).

3 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 5 (1908).

4 History Scotland, Vol.18 No.4 July/August 2018 Euphemia Ross: The Surprise Queen by Dr Amy Hayes.


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