Margaret Abernathy Stewart, de Menteith

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Margaret Abernathy (Stewart)

Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: Abernethy, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Death: circa 1324 (31-47)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Alexander Stewart, Earl of Menteith and Maud Stewart
Wife of Sir Alexander Abernathy, Lord of Abernathy
Mother of Mary Abernethy and Margaret de Abernathy, Countess of Angus
Sister of Alan Stewart, 7th Earl of Menteith; Alice LIndsay; Alexander Stewart, of Monteith; Muireadhach III, Earl of Menteith and Piers Stewart, of Monteith
Half sister of Sir Bernard de Haldane; Matilda Mersar; Isabel Stewart; Thomas Stewart and Margaret Stewart

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About Margaret Abernathy Stewart, de Menteith

Margaret de Menteith

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Margaret de Menteith (fl 1311–1324) was a daughter of Alexander, Earl of Menteith and his wife Matilda. She was the wife of Alexander de Abernethy, a noted Scottish knight and opponent of Robert I of Scotland. She is first encountered in historical records as "lady Margaret de Abrenythy", a lady of the court of Isabella of France, Queen of England, in 1311/12. She resided in England as late as 30 January 1324/5, when the Calendar of Patent Rolls recorded the grant by King Edward II of England: "Licence for Margaret de Abernythyn to go to Scotland to treat with her friends for the recovery of the lands of her inheritance in Scotland."

Her identity as a daughter of Alexander, Earl of Menteith was first proposed in 2003. Andrew B. W. MacEwen found proof of this identification in 2006, which was published in The Scottish Genealogist in September 2010.

Her issue by Sir Alexander de Abernethy includes two daughters:

Margaret de Abernethy, wife of John Stewart, Earl of Angus; and Mary de Abernethy, wife of (1) Sir Andrew de Leslie and (2) Sir David de Lindsay.


F. D. Blackley, The Household Book of Queen Isabella of England (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1971), p. xiv. Calendar of Patent Rolls, 18 Edw II pt. 2, page 87, mem. 32. J. Ravilious, The Earls of Menteith: Alexander, Earl of Menteith and Sir Alexander de Abernethy, The Scottish Genealogist (September 2010), Vol. LVII, No. 3, pp. 130–139.

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Margaret Abernathy Stewart, de Menteith's Timeline

Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Age 13
Abernethy, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Age 23
Abernathy, Perth, Scotland
Age 39