James Stewart, 2nd Lord Doune

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James 2nd Earl of Moray Stuart (Stewart), 2nd Lord Doune, 2nd Earl of Moray

Also Known As: "the Bonny Earl", "The Bonny Earl", ""The Bonny Earl""
Birthplace: Beath, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of James Doune Stewart, 1st Lord Doune; James Stewart,1st Earl of Moray; Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray and Lady Margaret Campbell
Husband of Lady Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray and Catherine Stewart
Father of James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray; Lady Margaret Stuart, Countess; Lady Grizel Stuart; Lady Elizabeth Stuart; Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.). and 4 others
Brother of Lady Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray; Lady Annabel Stewart; Lady Margaret Stewart; Margaret Lady C o M Cameron; Mary Wemyss and 6 others
Half brother of Archibald, 7th Earl of Argyll, Campbell; Jane Campbell; Colin Campbell and John Garbh McLean

Occupation: 2nd Earl of Moray. He held the earldom jure uxoris (by right of his wife)
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About James Stewart, 2nd Lord Doune

2nd Earl of Moray

James Stewart (or Stuart), 2nd Earl of Moray (c. 1565 – February 7, 1592) was a Scottish nobleman, the son of James Stewart, 1st Lord Doune. The 2nd Earl was murdered by George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly, as the culmination of a vendetta. Known as 'the bonny earl' for his good looks, he became the subject of a popular ballad, The Bonnie Earl of Moray. He was the eldest son of James Stewart, and was a direct male-line descendent of Robert II through his second son the Duke of Albany. His father was created Lord Doune on 24 November 1581. From his distant relative James VI, he received in the year 1580 a gift of the ward and marriage of the two daughters of the regent Moray, and a few days thereafter married Elizabeth, the elder one, and soon after assumed, jure uxoris, the title of the Earl of Moray.
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Details taken from http://newmexicophotos.org/gatchell/fam084.html.

Removed connection to James Stewart, Early of Moray, as this was not confirmed.

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James Stewart, 2nd Lord Doune's Timeline

Beath, Fife, Scotland
Age 12
Age 13
Dyke, Darnaway, Elgin, Scotland
Age 20
Age 22
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 22
Lanarkshire, UK
March 3, 1591
Age 23
Age 23
February 7, 1592
Age 24
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
October 1616
Age 24
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK