Alexander Stuart, 5th Earl of Moray

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Alexander Stuart

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Darnaway Castle, Dyke, Morayshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Stuart, 4th Earl of Moray and Lady Margaret Home
Husband of Hannah Templar and Emilia Balfour
Father of Charles Stuart, 6th Earl of Moray; James Stewart, Lord Doune; Francis Stuart, 7th Earl of Moray and John Stewart
Brother of Mary Campbell, Countess of Argyll; Lady Margaret Stuart, Countess of Sutherland; Sir James Stewart of Goodtrees, Lord Advocate; Lady Henrietta Stuart; John Stuart and 3 others
Half brother of Sir Robert Steuart of Allanbank,1st Baronet and Sir Thomas Stewart of Coltness, 1st Baronet

Occupation: 5th Earl of Moray, 5th Lord Doune,3rd Lord Saint Colme, 5th Lord Abernethy, 5th Lord Strathdearn
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About Alexander Stuart, 5th Earl of Moray

Knight of the Thistle

Secretary of State, Scotland, 1680-88

Earl of Moray, 1653-1701

Reference:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p2508.htm

Alexander Stuart, 5th Earl of Moray

  • Baptised on 8 May 1634.
  • Son of James Stuart, 4th Earl of Moray and Lady Margaret Home.
  • Married Emilia Balfour, daughter of Sir William Balfour of Pitcullo, circa 1658.
  • Died on 1 November 1700 at age 66.
  • Succeeded to the title of
  • 5th Lord Doune [S., 1581] on 4 March 1653.1
  • 3rd Lord Saint Colme [S., 1620] on 4 March 1653.
  • Gained the title of 5th Earl of Moray [S., 1562] on 4 March 1653.
  • Succeeded to the title of
  • 5th Lord Abernethy [S., 1562] on 4 March 1653.
  • 5th Lord Strathdearn [S., 1563] on 4 March 1653.
  • In 1654 he was fined £3,500 as a Royalist.
  • Invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in February 1660/61.
  • Held the office of
  • Lord Justice General [Scotland] in 1675/76.
  • Lord of Treasury in 1678
  • Secretary of State in 1680
  • Extraordinary Lord of Session in 1680
  • Lord High Commissioner [Scotland] in 1686
  • In 1678 he raised a regiment of Highlanders.
  • Invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1687.
  • In 1688 he was deprived of his offices.
  • In 1690 he was imprisoned as a suspected Jacobite.

Children of Alexander Stuart, 5th Earl of Moray and Emilia Balfour

  • James Stuart, Lord Doune b. b 1660, d. 1685
  • Charles Stuart, 6th Earl of Moray b. c 1660, d. 7 Oct 1735
  • Hon. John Stuart b. a 1661, d. b 1700
  • Francis Stuart, 7th Earl of Moray b. 4 Sep 1673, d. 11 Dec 1739


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Alexander Stuart, 5th Earl of Moray's Timeline

1634
May 8, 1634
Dyke, Morayshire, Scotland
1650
1650
Age 15
1660
1660
Age 25
1673
September 4, 1673
Age 39
1675
1675
Age 40
Scotland, United Kingdom
1702
January 24, 1702
Age 67
Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland
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