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

STEWART, Robert II King of Scots 1 2

  • Born: 2 March 1315(1316) 1
  • Marriage (1): MURE, Elizabeth 'of Rowallan' 1336 in common law, then 22 November 1347(papal dispensation) 1
  • Marriage (2): 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 and Janet MURE heiress of Polkellie, 1336 in common law, then 22 November 1347(papal dispensation).1 (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 ROSS Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots, daughter of Hugh 4th Earl of Ross and Margaret DE GRAHAM, 2 May 1355(papal dispensation).1 (Euphemia ROSS Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots was born about 1326 3 and died by 1387(1388) 3.)


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

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

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