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  • ID: I3805
  • Name: Andrew Stewart
  • Suffix: 1st & 2nd Lord Avondale
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 9 SEP 1513 in Flodden
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note: 1

    Andrew Stewart 2nd lord Evondale. Was high in the esteem of King James IV, confirmed him in his titles and made him 1st lord of the bedchamber. Lord of the bedchamber was an office in the beginning from about the early 11th century. They were invariably noblemen, and often important ones, as the regular access to the monarch the role brought was the invaluable commodity of the courtier. The duties of the office involved such activities as waiting on the King when he would eat in private, helping him dress, guarding the bedchamber and closet, and providing companionship.
    In 1457 Strathaven Castle was granted to Sir Andrew Stewart.
    He married Margaret Kennedy Daughter of 2nd lord John Kennedy, Before April 2, 1499-1500.
    He was the father of
    I. Andrew Stewart third lord Avondale, 1st lord Ochiltree Married before August 22, 1515 Margaret Hamilton daughter of James Hamilton, Earl Arran. He died circa 1548.
    II. Henry Stewart lord Methven, married the lady Leslie, Married 2nd Margaret Tudor daughter of King Henry VII of England and 3rd Janet Stewart daughter of John Stewart second Earl of atholl. Henry was born circa 1496 died circa 1551.
    III. Sir James Stewart of Beath, married Margaret Lindsay third lord of the Byres. He died May 28, 1547.
    IV. Alexander Stewart
    V. William Stewart 1st Laird of Dunduff, married Isobel Ker. He died in 1552. Had issue.
    VI. Barbara Stewart, married first 1535 Sir James Sinclair of Sanday, and 2nd Roderick Macleod of Lewes in 1541.
    VII. Agnes Stewart, married John Boswell of Auchinleck.
    VIII. Anne Stewart, married Bartholomew Crawford of Carse.
  • _UID: 25217FA8334C47F8BF9B8BE85C130487F216
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2011

    Father: Alexander Stewart

    Marriage 1 Margaret Kennedy
    • Married: BEF 4 FEB 1500 1
    1. Has Children James Stewart
    2. Has Children Henry Stewart b: ABT 1500
    3. Has Children Andrew Stewart
    4. Has Children William Stewart

    1. Text: Douglas Martin Stewart
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