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  • ID: I33459
  • Name: James Stewart
  • Suffix: 1st of Traquair
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 9 SEP 1513 in Flodden
  • Residence: Traquair, Peeblesshire.
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note:

    James Stewart, son of James, Earl of Buchan, was granted the lands of Traquair, Peeblesshire.
    He fell at Flodden 1513.
    Legitimated 1489
    He married the heiress of Rutherford, and had a son William, of Traquair.
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    Married 9 Nov 1505 Catherine Rutherford.
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    His descendants, the Maxwell Stuarts, still live at Traquair, which they describe as ?the oldest inhabited house in Scotland.?
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    The Traquair Papers, now examined, fully verify the transfer of the property from Rogers to the Earl of Buchan, who did not, as is generally alleged, receive the lands as a gift from the king, his relative, James III. Buchan had an especial object in buying the lands. It was to bestow them on his natural son, James Stewart, who had a charter of Traquair from his father in 1491. This, the first of the Stewarts of Traquair (who received letters of legitimation), perished at Flodden,
    leaving a son, William, in whom the estate was largely extended.
    (A History of Peeblesshire By William Chambers)
  • _UID: 103D8F3D793B4CD9841C90A3CE9077740E09
  • Change Date: 7 JUN 2008



    Father: James Stewart b: 1442
    Mother: Margaret Murray

    Marriage 1 Catherine Rutherford
    • Married: 9 NOV 1505
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary Stuart
    2. Has Children Jane Stewart
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