Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray

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Elizabeth Stewart

Also Known As: "2nd Lady Abernethy", "2nd Lady Strathdearn", "Effie"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: November 18, 1591 (26)
Morayshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Stewart 1st Earl of Moray and Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray
Wife of James Stewart, 2nd Lord Doune
Mother of Hon. Sir Francis Stewart, Knight of the Order of the Bath; James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray; Lady Grizel Stuart; Lady Margaret Stuart; Lady Elizabeth Stuart and 1 other
Half sister of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll; Dugald Campbell, of Argyll; Jane Campbell and Colin Campbell

Occupation: 2nd Countess of Moray, 2nd Lady Abernethy, 2nd Lady Strathdearn
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About Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray

Countess of Moray

Elizabeth Stuart, 2nd Countess of Moray (suo jure - in her own right) (Late 1565 – November 18, 1591), was the daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray and Agnes Keith.

On 23 January 1581, she married James Stewart, son of the first Lord Doune, and they had five children:[1] Grizel Stuart, married Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Innes, 1st Baronet Innes, by whom she had issue. Margaret Stuart (1591- 4 August 1639), married firstly as his second wife Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, by whom she had issue; and secondly William Monson, Viscount Monson James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray (before 1591- 6 August 1638), married Lady Anne Gordon, by whom he had issue, including James Stuart, 4th Earl of Moray Elizabeth Stuart, married John Abernathy, 8th Lord Abernathy of Saltoun Sir Francis Stewart, knight of the Bath, who was well known in London literary society, and is said to have frequented the literary meetings at the Mermaid tavern.

Ref: [1] www.thePeerage.com/p2507.htm#25065


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Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray's Timeline

August 1565
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Fife Street, Keith, Moray, AB55 4AL, United Kingdom
Dyke Darnaway, Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Keith, Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom
Darnaway Castle, Morayshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
March 3, 1591
November 18, 1591
Age 26
Morayshire, Scotland