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m. Isabel MacDougall de Ergardia
Sir John Stewart of Innermeath. "He exchanged with his brother Robert the lands of Durrisdeer for the lordship of Lorn, to which the latter succeeded through his wife Janet De Ergadia. He is designed Lord Of Lorn in 1407. Douglas and the older writers state that his wife was Isobel De Ergadia, daughter and co-heiress of Eugene, or John, Lord Of Lorn. This has been doubted by Mr. Sinclair and Mr Joseph Bain. But they do not seem to have noticed that his wife's name was certainly Isobel, that she died 21 December 1439, and that her son James, the Black Knight of Lorn, needed a dispensation to allow him to marry the Queen-Dowager Joanna Beaufort, being 'within the third and third and fourth and fourth, and the third and fourth degree of consanguinity and affinity,' relationships which can be reconciled with the statement of Douglas, as the wife of John, Lord Of Lorn, was Joanna, daughter of Thomas De Ysak and Matilda, daughter of King Robert I (Bruce). John Stewart, Knight, Lord Of Lorn, 'kinsman of Robert, Duke Of Albany' and Isabella his wife obtained from Benedict XIII, anti-pope a dispensation dated at Peniscola 23 December 1418 for a plenary indulgence at the hour of death, for licence to choose a confessor, and for a portable altar. He died 26 April 1421."
The above statement of a very complicated marriage dispensation is critical for the general establishment of the line between King Robert I and this John Stewart.
"John (Sir), Lord of Lorn in right of his wife (her sister and coheir having married his younger brother Robert, who resigned his share of Lorn in exchange for the lands of Durrisdeer 1388); inherited from father feudal Barony of Innermeath; Ambassador to England and France 1412; married Isabel of Argyll, daughter and coheir of Eoin, Lord of Lorn, Chief of Clan Dougall (heir of the local dynasts of Argyll), and died 26 April 1421, having had, with three daughters (Christian, married James Dundas of that Ilk; Isabel, married 1st Sir William Oliphant of Aberdalgy and 2nd Sir David Murray of Tullibardine; Jean, married Sir David Bruce of Clackmannan)." 
He was styled Lord of Lorn by 1407.
They had five sons Robert, Archibald, James, Alexander, and possibly John, and three daughters Christian, Isabel, and Jean.
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On 11 May 2016 at 09:12 GMT Allan Stuart wrote:
On 17 Apr 2016 at 10:31 GMT Allan Stuart wrote:
The Coat of Arms for The Stewarts of Lorn is Similar but the Check Quarters are reversed and the red Flags are replaced with "St Andrews Fire"
Source: The Heraldry of the Stewarts by G Harvey Johnston. Published Edinburgh & London MCMVI.
On 26 Jun 2015 at 15:25 GMT James McDonald wrote:
On 24 Mar 2015 at 03:53 GMT Elizabeth Winter wrote:
On 13 Feb 2015 at 21:58 GMT Eugene Quigley wrote:
On 31 Dec 2012 at 20:03 GMT Sheri (Petersen) Sturm wrote:
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