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  • ID: I3738
  • Name: John Stuart
  • Suffix: 3rd Earl of Lennox
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 4 SEP 1526 in Linlithgow, West Lothian
  • Cause: Murdered by John Hamilton of Finnart
  • Note:

    The Earl of Lennox had led an army to Linlithgow with the intention of liberating the young King James V from the pro-English Douglases. He was defeated by a smaller force led by the Earl of Arran at Linlithgow Bridge. He survived the battle and was taken captive only to be subsequently murdered by John Hamilton of Finnart. Lennox was succeeded by his son Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, the father of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley and grandfather of James VI of Scotland.
  • _UID: 7BED495EFDC94E12BF067FEA063A8A75A281
  • Change Date: 27 MAY 2009



    Father: Matthew Stuart
    Mother: Elizabeth Hamilton

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth or Anne Stewart
    • Married: 19 JAN 1512
    • Note: Contract 19 Nov 1511
    Children
    1. Has Children John Stewart
    2. Has Children Matthew Stuart b: 1516
    3. Has Children Helen Stuart
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