Alexander Stewart, Laird of Avandale

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Alexander Stewart

Also Known As: "Alexander Stewart of Avandale", "Alexander of Avondale Stewart"
Birthplace: Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: 1489 (38-47)
Scotland (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Stewart, of Morphie and Elizabeth Arnot
Husband of wife of Alexander Stewart, of Avandale
Father of Andrew Stewart, 1st Lord Avondale; William Stewart and Alexander Stewart, of Laurencekirk
Brother of John Stewart of Culbeg; Elizabeth Stewart; George Stewart and Andrew Stewart of Morphie

Occupation: Lord Auditor
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About Alexander Stewart, Laird of Avandale


Alexander Stewart of Avondale was the son of Walter Stewart of Morphie and his wife Elizabeth Arnot. He died before 6 June 1489. He held the office of Lord Auditor in January 1488-89


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Evidence from the National Records of Scotland


14 February 1481-82: Charter de me by Colin, earl of Ergile, to Duncan Campbell of Glenurcharde, of lands of Kilbride excepting the half merkland of Le Fery of Cragane, in earldom of Argyll, sheriffdom thereof, and that for renunciation of all title and claim to a third part of lands of Dolare in sheriffdom of Clakmanan, and a third part of lands of Auchierneside in sheriffdom of Perth, 4 February 1481/2. Witnesses: Walter Stewart of Morffy, Alexander Stewart, his son, Mr Richard Lawsoun, David Kirkpatrik of Rokalehede, William Cumyn, macer to the King, and Gilbert of Galbraithe. National Records of Scotland, Papers of the Campbell Family, Earls of Breadalbane, reference GD112/2/94


6 June 1489: Tack under the privy seal by King James IV to John Lord Drummond of the lands of Drummond last possessed by the deceased Alexander Stuart [Stewart] of Avendeal [Avandale] with the power of bailiery within the said lands and of outputting and inputting tenants for the space of five years after his entry which was the date for payment of the maills as the said Alexander paid; dated at Edinburgh. Nationa Records of Scotland, Papers of the Graham Family, Dukes of Montrose, reference GD220/1/C/5/1/1

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Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
February 9, 1470
Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Age 43
Scotland (United Kingdom)