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  • ID: I33020
  • Name: Andrew Stewart
  • Suffix: Lord Avondale
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1549
  • Note:

    ANDREW (STEWART), LORD AVANDALE or AVONDALE [SCT], son and heir of Andrew (STEWART), LORD AVONDALE [SCT], by Margaret, daughter of John, 2nd LORD KENNEDY [SCT], succeeded his father (slain at Flodden Field) 9 September 1513. He was a Lord of the Council {SCT] as Lord Avandale in 1514, 1517, 1524, and apparently in 1533. In March 1515/6 he accompanied his father-in-law the Earl of Arran (to whose party he adhered) to a conference with the Regent [SCT], John, Duke of Albany. He was present in Parliament [SCT] in November 1524, February 1524/5 and September 1528. From 1527 onwards he was disposing of lands in Avandale by sale or otherwise to Sir James Hamilton of Finnart; and having resigned the barony of Avandale to his son and heir apparent, Andrew Stewart (who had a charter thereof 25 July 1531), he exchanged it with Sir James hamilton abovesaid for the barony of Ochiltree, co. Ayr, and obtained charters of it to himself and his son 2 September 1534. After the exchange of lands he styled himself, and was officially recognised as, Lord Ochiltree from 1534 to 1543, in which year, on 15 March 1542/3, by Act of Parliament [SCT] he exchanged his title of peerage of Avandale for that of LORD STEWART OF OCHILTREE [SCT]. As "Lord Uthiltre" he assented to the treaty of marriage, 25 August 1543, between Queen Mary [SCT] and Prince Edward; and as "Lord Stewart of Ochiltree" he attended, 30 June 1545, a meeting of the P.C. [SCT]. He married, before 22 August 1515, Margaret, illegitimate daughter of James (HAMILTON), 1st EARL OF ARRAN [SCT], by his mistress (usually called his wife), Beatrix, daughter of John (DRUMMOND), 1st LORD DRUMMOND [SCT]. He died in 1548 or 1549, before 27 October. [CP 10:2-3]
  • _UID: 3B60692971D8428EBD5DDD11ED96D2F1944A
  • Change Date: 21 NOV 2003

    Father: Andrew Stewart
    Mother: Margaret Kennedy

    Marriage 1 Margaret Hamilton
    • Married:   BEF. 22 AUG 1515
    1. Has Children Andrew Stewart b: ABT 1521
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