|2nd Duke of Albany
Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany (Scottish Gaelic: Muireadhach Stiubhart) (1362 – 24 May 1425) was a leading Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany and the grandson of King Robert II of Scotland, who founded the Stewart dynasty.
In 1389, he became Justiciar North of the Forth. In 1402, he was captured at the Battle of Homildon Hill and would spend 12 years in captivity in England.
After his father died in 1420, and while the future King James I of Scotland was himself held captive in England, Stewart served as Governor of Scotland until 1424, when James was finally ransomed and returned to Scotland. However, in 1425, soon after James's coronation, Stewart was arrested, found guilty of treason, and executed, along with two of his sons. His only surviving heir was James (Big James), who escaped to Antrim, Ireland, where he died in 1451.
Child of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany & Joan Douglas;
Children of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany and Isabel of Lennox, Countess of Lennox
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rykbrown/principal_families.htm#Ancestors and Descendants of James Mhor Stewart
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