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About Margaret Stewart, Lady of Galloway

Margaret Stewart, Lady of Galloway was born between 1367 and 1385.

Eldest daughter of King Robert the Third, and sister to King James the First.

She was the daughter of Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabel Drummond. She married Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, son of Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas and Joan Moray, before 1390.1

She died between 26 January 1450 and September 1456 at Thrieve Castle, Galloway, Scotland.2

She was buried at Collegiate Church of Lincluden, Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland.2

She was styled as Lady of Galloway.1

Children of Margaret Stewart, Lady of Galloway and Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas

  1. 1.Lady Elizabeth Douglas+3 b. bt 1385 - 1401, d. c 1451
  2. 2.William Douglas2 b. bt 1385 - 1401
  3. 3.James Douglas2 b. bt 1385 - 1401, d. 1424
  4. 4.Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas+2 b. 1390, d. 26 Jun 1439

Citations

  • 1.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 227. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  • 2.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 228.
  • 3.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 219.

Links

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10533.htm#i105321

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Margaret Stewart, Lady of Galloway's Timeline

1367
1367
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1368
1368
Age 1
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1390
1390
Age 23
Douglas,,Lanarkshire,Scotland
1390
Age 23
Argyll,Clan,Fife,Scotland
1394
1394
Age 27
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1396
1396
Age 29
1426
May 3, 1426
Age 59

pg 395
The Duchess of Touraine, on 3d May 1426, received from her brother,
King James the First, permission to hold and possess the entire lordship of Galloway during all the days of her life, in the same manner as it had been held by her husband and his father.

1450
January 1450
Age 83

She held the lordship for a quarter of a century, until January 1449-50, when she resigned it in favour of William, eighth Earl of Douglas.

1450
Age 83
Thrieve Castle, Galloway, Galloway, Scotland
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