Margaret Stewart of Methven (c.1541 - 1627)

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Birthplace: Methven, Perthshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Kilmarnock, Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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About Margaret Stewart of Methven

Daughter of Henry Stewart and Margaret Tudor.

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ANDREW Stewart, son of ALEXANDER Stewart 1st Lord Avandale & his wife --- (-killed in battle Flodden 1513). He was created Lord Avandale before 1500.

m (before 4 Feb 1500) MARGARET Kennedy, daughter of JOHN 2nd Lord Kennedy & his second wife Elizabeth Seton of the Earls of Huntly (-1542 before 28 May).

Andrew & his wife had eight children:

1. ANDREW Stewart . 1st Lord Ochiltree 1534.

- LORDS OCHILTREE, BARONS CASTLE STUART, EARLS CASTLE STUART, EARLS of ARRAN.

2. HENRY Stewart ([1495/1500]-soon after 10 Oct 1551). He was created Lord Methven 17 Jul 1528. Lord Chancellor and Lord High Treasurer of Scotland.

m firstly --- “Lady Leslie”, daughter of ---.

m secondly (1528) as her third husband, MARGARET Tudor, widow firstly of JAMES IV King of Scotland and divorced wife secondly of ARCHIBALD Douglas 6th Earl of Angus, daughter of HENRY VII King of England & his wife Elizabeth of York (Palace of Westminster 28 Nov 1489-Methven Castle, Perthshire 18 Oct 1541, bur Carthusian Monastery of St John, Perth).

m thirdly (before 5 Nov 1544) as her third husband, JANET Stewart, widow firstly of ALEXANDER Gordon Master of Sutherland, and divorced wife secondly of Sir HUGH Kennedy of Girvanmaily, daughter of JOHN Stewart 2nd Earl of Atholl & his wife Janet Campbell of Argyll. She married fourthly (contract 9 Apr 1557) Patrick Ruthven Lord Ruthven, and fifthly James Gray of Foulis. Henry & his first wife had one child:

a) JOHN (-killed in battle at Pinkie 1547). Master of Methven.

Henry & his second wife had one child:

b) daughter.

Henry & his third wife had five children (who were legitimated in 1551):

c) JOAN (-before 1571). m (contract 14 Oct 1551) as his first wife, COLIN Campbell, son of ARCHIBALD Campbell Earl of Argyll & his second wife Margaret Graham of the Earls of Menteith (Darnaway 10 Sep 1584). He succeeded his half-brother in 1573 as Earl of Argyll.

d) DOROTHEA (-after Aug 1605). m (Perth 17 Aug 1561) WILLIAM Ruthven Lord Ruthven, son of PATRICK Ruthven Lord Ruthven & his first wife Janet Douglas (-executed Stirling 4 May 1584). He was created Earl of Gowrie in 1581.

e) MARGARET . m firstly ANDREW Stewart Master of Ochiltree, son of ANDREW Stewart 2nd Lord Ochiltree & his wife Agnes Cuningham (-1578). m secondly UCHTRED Macdowall of Garchland.

f) daughter .

g) HENRY (before 1544-killed in battle siege of Edinburgh 1572). Legitimated 1551. 2nd Lord Methven. m as her first husband, JEAN Ruthven, daughter of PATRICK 3rd Lord Ruthven & his first wife Janet Douglas (-Sep 1591). She married secondly ([Oct 1573]) as his second wife, Andrew Leslie 5th Earl of Rothes. Henry & his wife had two children:

i) HENRY (-1585). 3rd Lord Methven. m CATHERINE Stewart, daughter of HENRY Stewart [son of JAMES Earl of Arran] & his wife --- .

ii) DOROTHEA . m JOHN Stewart of Campsie, .

3. Sir JAMES Stewart (-killed in battle Dunblane 1547). Of Beath. m as her second husband, MARGARET Lindsay, widow of RICHARD Stewart 3rd Lord Innermeath, daughter of JOHN 3rd Lord Lindsay.

4. ALEXANDER . 1541.

5. WILLIAM . 1548. m ISABEL Kerr, daughter of ---.

6. BARBARA . m firstly (before 1535) Sir JAMES Sinclair of Sanday. m secondly (1541) RUARIDH Macleod 10th Chief of Lewis.

7. AGNES . m JOHN Boswell of Auchinleck.

8. ANNE . m BARTHOLOMEW Crawford of Carse.

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Margaret Stewart, Lady Ochiltree's Timeline

1497
1497
1541
1541
Methven, Perthshire, Scotland
1560
1560
Age 19
1560
Age 19
Scotland
1564
1564
Age 23
1566
1566
Age 25
Ochiltree, Ayshire, Scotland
1590
1590
Age 49
UK
1627
January 1, 1627
Age 86
Kilmarnock, Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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