|King of Scots
22 February 1370-1 - 19 April 1390
||Robert II Stewart was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.|
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Marjorie was riding in Gallowhill, Paisley, Renfrewshire while heavily pregnant. Her horse was suddenly startled and threw her to the ground at a place called "The Knock." She went into premature labour and her child, Robert, was delivered by Caesarean section at Paisley Abbey. Marjorie died within a few hours. She was nineteen at the time of her death, like her mother, who was also nineteen years old when she died in childbirth.
She died on 2 March 1316 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in childbirth.
Robert Stewart, son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Margorie Bruce , Princess of Scotland, was born on March 2, 1316 at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He died at age 74 on April 19, 1390 at Dundonald Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland and is buried at Scone Abbey, Perthshire.
Robert II (2 March 1316 – 19 April 1390) reigned as King of Scots from 1371 to his death as the first monarch of the House of Stewart. He was the son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and of Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert the Bruce and of his first wife Isabella of Mar.
He married, firstly, Elizabeth Mure, daughter of Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan, Robert married Elizabeth Mure around 1346 legitimising his four sons and five daughters. Papal dispensation was only given on November 22, 1347 legitimizing their previously born children. Elizabeth died before May 1355 and is buried at Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Robert, Earl of Atholl (1342) and Elizabeth had ten children (see below).
Robert Stewart married, secondly, Eupheme de Ross, Countess of Moray, daughter of Hugh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Margaret Graham, (Papal dispensation dated May 2, 1355). Euphemie was a widow of John Randolph, Earl of Moray. Robert and Eupheme had four children (see below).
Robert was created Earl of Strathearn in 1357 or 58. On May 31, 1367 he resigned his title as Earl of Atholl. Again he resigned the title, Earl of Strathearn on April 18, 1369 but it was restored in April 1370.
Aside from his two wives, Robert had at least eight other children from various mistresses, (see below).
Children of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and his first wife, Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan
Child of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and Moira Leitch
Children of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and his second wife, Eupheme de Ross, Countess of Moray
Children of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and Mariota de Cardney
Children of Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland and unknown mistresses
In 1354 He was hostage in England for the ransom of King David the 2nd. He held the office of Constable of Scotland.
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