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Agnes Maxwell, Lady Maxwell

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Traquair, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: February 20, 1557 (87)
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan and Margaret Murray
Wife of Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell
Sister of Sir James Stewart, III, 1st Earl of Traquair
Half sister of Janet Stewart; Lady Isabell Buchan Whipple, Countess of Bothwel; Katherine Stewart; Alexander Stewart, 2nd Earl of Buchan; Isabel Stewart, of Buchan and 3 others

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About Agnes Maxwell, Lady Maxwell

LADY AGNES STEWART

Wikipedia: Lady Agnes Stewart

"Lady Agnes Stewart was born illegitimately. She was the daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan and Margaret (?). She married, firstly, Adam Hepburn, 2nd Earl of Bothwell, son of Patrick Hepburn, 1st Earl of Bothwell and Lady Margaret Gordon, circa 28 August 1511.1 She married, secondly, Alexander Home, 3rd Lord Home, son of Alexander Home, 2nd Lord Home and Nichole Ker, on 3 June 1514. She married, thirdly, Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell, son of John Maxwell, 3rd Lord Maxwell and Agnes Stewart, between 1520 and 15 November 1525. She married, fourthly, Cuthbert Ramsay before 13 December 1549. She died circa February 1557.

Lady Agnes Stewart was also known as Isabella Stewart. She and James IV Stewart, King of Scotland were associated before 1511. As a result of her marriage, Lady Agnes Stewart was styled as Countess of Bothwell circa 28 August 1511. From circa 28 August 1511, her married name became Hepburn. From 3 June 1514, her married name became Home. From between 1520 and 15 November 1525, her married name became Maxwell. From before 13 December 1549, her married name became Ramsay. On 31 October 1552 she was legitimised under the Great Seal."

Mistress of James IV King of Scotland

with Isabel Buchan, daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan:

Lady Janet Stewart (before 1510 – 20 February 1562), married Lord Malcolm, 3rd Baron Fleming; later she became mistress of King Henry II of France, with whom she had a son.

http://www.montyhistnotes.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I2954&tree=KRMTree


Agnes Stewart (d. after 25 July 1530 was the daughter of Sir Alexander Stewart of Garlies and Elizabeth Douglas.

She married John Maxwell, 3rd Lord Maxwell, son of John Maxwell, Master of Maxwell and Janet Crichton, between 15 February 1491 and 20 February 1492. She died after 25 July 1530.

From between 15 February 1491 and 20 February 1492, her married name became Maxwell.

Children of Agnes Stewart and John Maxwell, 3rd Lord Maxwell

  • Mary Maxwell+
  • Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell+ b. c 1493, d. 9 Jul 1546

Citations

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1511. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 80. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

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Agnes Maxwell, Lady Maxwell's Timeline

1470
1470
Traquair, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom
1557
February 20, 1557
Age 87
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland
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Scotland