John Stewart

John Stewart

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Sir John Atholl "1st Earl of Atholl, Stewart of Balveny" Stewart aka 1st Earl of Atholl
Born in Mortlach, Banffshire, Scotland
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Husband of — married after [location unknown]
Died in Laighwood, Perthshire, Scotland
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Preceded by
First of that title (8th creation)
1st Earl of Atholl
1457-September 15 1512
Succeeded by
Sir John Stewart

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Date: 1440
Place: Balveny, Fifeshire, Scotland


Title: 1st Earl of Atholl

He was the oldest child of Joan Beaufort, widow of James I of Scotland, and her second husband Sir James Stewart, the Black Knight of Lorn.

John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl (b. abt.1440, d. 1512). John was the son of James Stewart, the son of James Stewart "The Black Knight of Lorn" and Joan Beaufort, widow of King James I. He has been confused with another John Stewart, the son of Sir Alan Stewart and Catherine Seton. Joan's husbands have also been confused in the past.

John was born in 1430. John Stewart ... He passed away in 1512. [1]

John was married twice. By his first wife, Margaret Douglas he had six daughters:

Janet, m. Alexander Gordon, Master of Huntly.
Catherine, m. John Forbes.
Elizabeth, m. Andrew Gray, Lord Gray.
3 additional daughters.

By his second wife, Eleanor Sinclair he had the following children:

John, 2nd Earl of Atholl, m. Janet Campbell.
Andrew, Bishop of Caithness.
Jean, m. Sir Robert Gordon of Pitlurgo.
Elspeth, m. Robert Innes of Innermarky.
Marjory, m Sir Colin Campbell of Glenurchy.
Margaret, m. m Sir William Murray of Tullibardine.
Isabel, m. Alexander Robertson of Struan.
Elisabeth, m.1 John Stuart, Earl of Lennox and m.2 Ninian Lord Ross.
Christian, m. Neil Stuart of Garth.
Margaret or Isabel, m. Robert Robertson of Struan.

He passed away in 1512.


Place: Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland


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  1. Entered by Barbara Bonanni, Monday, December 30, 2013.


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John was born in 1440. John Stewart ... He passed away in 1512. [2]

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  1. Entered by Barbara Bonanni, Monday, December 30, 2013.
  2. First-hand information as remembered by Eric Henderson, Monday, May 12, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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On March 21, 2015 at 19:25GMT Cindy May wrote:

UNKNOWN-58628 and Stewart-1555 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents. Should be merged.

On November 17, 2013 at 21:04GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:,_1st_Earl_of_Atholl

This is a different John Stewart to Stewart-1388 who was Earl of Lennox

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