Euphemia  (Ross) Stewart

Euphemia (Ross) Stewart (abt. 1320 - abt. 1387)

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Euphemia "Leslie" Stewart formerly Ross aka of Moray, Randolph
Born about in Cromarty Castle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotlandmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Fordoun, Kincardineshire, Scotlandmap
Died about in Paisley Chaple,Paisley,Renfrewshire,Scotlandmap
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Consort Euphemia is listed, marrying Robert II on the 2 May 1355. His first marriage was declared illegitimate, as he & Elizabeth Mure were too closely related. Their 9 children were declared illegitimate. Robert married Euphemia with dispensation. They had 4 children. She was Countess of Moray and Queen of Scotland, crowned in 1355.

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Euphemia de Ross (died 1386) was the second wife and first Queen consort of Robert II of Scotland, and a member of Clan Ross.

Euphemia was a daughter of Hugh, Earl of Ross and Margaret de Graham, Hugh's second wife and daughter of Sir David de Graham of Montrose. She first married John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray but the marriage was childless. Her husband died in 1346 and she remained a widow for nine years.

On 2 May 1355, Euphemia married Robert Stewart, sole son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Marjorie Bruce. Marjorie was a daughter of Robert I of Scotland and his first wife Isabella of Mar.

It appears that there was an obstacle of affinity to this second marriage, and a papal dispensation by Pope Innocent VI was required for it to be recognized by the Catholic Church. However, there is some doubt about exactly what the affinity between them was.[1] The children of Robert's first marriage to Elizabeth Mure were considered illegitimate by some due to reasons of consanguinity. Both sets of children from each marriage considered themselves rightful heirs to the throne, which constituted considerable future conflict.[2]

Euphemia and Robert were parents to four children:

David Stewart, 1st Earl of Caithness (d. bef. 1389) Walter Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl (d. 1437) Elizabeth Stewart Egidia Stewart, married 1387 Sir William Douglas of Nithsdale

Robert II succeeded his childless maternal uncle David II of Scotland in 1371. Euphemia became his Queen and served in this position for about fifteen years, until her death in 1386.

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On September 22, 2015 at 23:51GMT Doug Stewart wrote:

The Surname "Ross" was not in use as family name until 1371, When the gifted lands of Easter Allan and Balnagowan in 1357. Were confirmed By Charter by King David II, in the year 1371, The family name prior to that is O'Beolan, See O'Beolan-7 tree, other Sources, Include:-, /genealogy/TNGWebsiite/getpersonID=I1451&tree=cc.)


On March 16, 2015 at 02:24GMT Anonymous Carroll wrote:

1. Possible merge needed for

Euphemia (Ross) (Ross-7170) & Euphemia (Ross) (Ross-649 they appear to be the same person. Note: 1. Husband, father, and mother are the same. Birth and death dates are different.

2. Possible merge needed for Euphemia's daughters of Catherine & Elizabeth Euphemia (Ross) (Ross-7170), daughter Catherine Stewart, (Stewart-12938). Euphemia (Ross) (Ross-649), Elizabeth (Stewart) Lindsay, (Stewart-965)

3. Possible merge needed for the husband of both Catherine & Elizabeth Husband of Catherine Stewart (Stewart-12938 is David Lindsay (Lindsay-1988). Husband of Elizabeth (Stewart) Lindsay, (Stewart-965), is David Lindsay (Lindsay-154).

On March 9, 2013 at 06:32GMT Sheri Sturm wrote:

Husband: ``Sir Robert II 'the Steward' UNKNOWN Wife: Euphemia Leslie Queen of Scotland Ross

Child: Elizabeth Catherine Scotland Countess Stewart

Child: Egidia Jill Fair Maid of Nithsdale Stewart

Child: Margaret Stewart

Child: Walter Stewart

Child: David Earl Palatine Strathearn and Stewart

On March 9, 2013 at 06:30GMT Sheri Sturm wrote:

Robert Stewart Wife: Euphemia Ross

Child: David Stewart Child: Catherine (Jean) Stewart Child: Egidia (Jill) Stewart Child: Walter Stewart Marriage: Date: 02 MAY 1355, Place: Dispensation, Scotland[2]

Husband: Walter Stewart Wife: Marjorie Bruce Child: Robert Stewart

Marriage: Date: BET 02 MAR 1314 AND 1315 Place: Scotland

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