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About Capt. Robert Stewart

Robert Stewart, who was legitimated. Usually named before his brother James, also legitimated, and they are first named in 1566 in a grant to their brother Henry and two sisters, being carefully distinguished as natural sons.

Sir Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland was born circa 1533; Age 5 in 1538.3,4 He married Jean Kennedy, daughter of Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl Cassillis and Margaret Kennedy, circa 14 December 1561.

He also had a number of illegitimate children: 

Robert; James; James of Graemsay; William of Egilshay; George of Eynhallow; Edward of Brugh, South Ronaldsay; David of How; Christian, wife of John Mouat of Heogaland; Grizel, wife of Hugh Sinclair of Brough; & Mary, wife of Lawrence Sinclair of Gott.3,4 

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Orkney, Orkney, United Kingdom