Name: John Stuart
Suffix: 1st Seigneur d?Aubigny, Count d?Evreaux
Death: 12 FEB 1429 in Rouvray, France
Burial: Cathedral of Orléans, France
Cause: Killed in battle, trying to relieve Orleans
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Change Date: 31 JUL 2007
SIR JOHN STEWART, of Darnley, co. Renfrew, son and heir of SIR ALEXANDER STEWART, of the same (who died before 5 May 1404), by his 1st wife, whose name is unknown.
He was knighted before May 1387. He entered the service of France in October 1419, and was soon afterwards appointed Constable of the Army of Scotland. Having distinguished himself at the battle of Baugé in
Anjou, 22 March 1420/1, he received from the Dauphin Charles, 23 April 1421 the Seigneurie of Concressault in Berry, and from the same (after he had become King), , 26 March 1422/3, the Seigneurie of Aubigny, also in Berry, and in January 1426/7 the Comté of Evreux in Normandy. To reward his further services, 4 February 1477/8, Charles VII granted him the privilege of bearing
the arms of France in the 1st and 4th quarters of his shield.
He married (dispensation 23 September 1406) Elizabeth, 2nd or 3rd daughter. and coheir of Duncan, EARL OF LENNOX [Scotland], by Ellen, daughter of Gillespic CAMPBELL, of Lochawe.
He died 12 February 1428/9, being slain at the battle "of Herrings" at Rouvray-Saint-Denis, and was buried in the Cathedral of Orléans.
His widow was buried with him in November 1429.
Father: Alexander Stewart
- Alan Stuart