James Stuart
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James Francis Edward Stuart (1688 - 1766)

James Francis Edward [uncertain] Stuart aka The Old Pretender
Born in St James's Palace, London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Sep 1719 in Great hall of the Episcopal Palace at Montefiasconemap
Descendants descendants
Died in The Palazzo Muti, Rome, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Nov 2008 | Last significant change: 20 Oct 2020
10:06: C. Mackinnon edited the Biography for James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766). (added category) [Thank C. for this]
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James Stuart is a member of the House of Stuart.

James Stuart was the son of James VII of Scotland & II of England and Ireland and his wife Mary of Modena.

He was the brother of Catherine Laura Stuart, Princess of England;

Isabella Stuart, Princess of England;

Elizabeth Stuart, Princess of England;

Charlotte Maria Stuart, Princess of England;

Jane Stuart, Princess of England and 1 other.

He was also half brother of Charles Stuart, Duke of Cambridge;

Mary II Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland;

James Stuart, Duke of Cambridge;

Anne, Queen of Great Britain;

Charles Stuart, Duke of Kendal and 9 others.


Charles Stuart married HRH Princess Maria Klementyna of Poland and had four children with her.


  • 1. Cardinal Henry Benedict Stuart, Duke of York.
  • 2. Elizabeth Young.
  • 3. Charles Edward Stuart "Bonnie Prince Charlie".
  • 4. Samuel Stuart.


  • James Francis Edward Stuart on Find A Grave: Memorial #8906 retrieved 23 sep 2016


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Henson-2939 and Stuart-31 do not represent the same person because: Different gender, time period and parents, this is presumably a mistake.
posted by John Atkinson