Walter Stewart, 1st Lord Blantyre

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Walter Stewart

Nicknames: "Commendator of Blantyre"
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Death: Died
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Son of Sir John Stewart, Provost of Glasgow,; Margaret Stewart, of Cardonald, and Margaret Stewart
Husband of Nichola Stewart
Father of Hon. James Stewart, OB; Anne Stewart; Sir William Stewart, 2nd Lord Blantyre; Dr. Walter Stuart and William Stewart, of Ballylawn
Brother of Agnes Wallace and Janet Stewart, of Minto
Half brother of Mathew Stewart of Minto

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About Walter Stewart

Walter Stewart (d. 1617), 1st Lord Blantyre, was a Scottish nobleman.

Educated with James VI under George Buchanan, he was prior of Blantyre, Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland from 1582 to 1596, an Extraordinary Lord of Session from 1593, an "Octavian" from 1596, Lord High Treasurer of Scotland from 1596 to 1599. He was imprisoned and compelled to resign by James VI in 1599. He was a commissioner for union with England in 1604. He was created Lord Blantyre, in the Peerage of Scotland in 1606.

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  2. [S452] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 2 p. 183.
  3. [S452] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 2 p. 164; vol. 3 p. 253.