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About Lady Mary Stewart

Lady Mary Stewart married Sir William Abernathy, 6th of Saltoun

NameLady Mary STEWART Of Albany , F Birth Dateabt 1366 Birth PlaceDoune Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland FatherDuke Robert STEWART 1st Of Albany, Regent Of Scotland , M (1339-1420) MotherCountess Margaret GRAHAM Of Menteith , F (~1334-1380)


1Sir William ABERNETHY 6th Of Saltoun , M Birth Dateabt 1365 Birth PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland Death Date1420

Death PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland Marr Dateabt 1385 Marr PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland


William , M (~1386-1411)

James , M (~1388->1446)
Patrick , M (~1390-)
John , M (~1392-)

Notes for William (Spouse 1) William de Abernethy, sixth of Saltoun, must have succeeded his father about the end of the fourteenth century. He was probably born not later than 1365, if he is the person who witnessed a charter granted by Sir James de Douglas, Lord of Dalkeith in 1388. He also witnessed, in 1397, a grant by George, Earl of Angus to James Sandilands of the wardshhip of his son and heir.

He died of ‘le Quhew,’ probably influenze, in 1420,

having married a daughter of Robert, Duke of Albany. If he had only one wife, her name was Maria, as in 1404, he got a charter from King Robert III to himself as ‘dilectus confederatus noster,’ and Mary, his wife, of certain lands in the barony of Rethy and Kingaltuy on his own resignation. But, as the lady is not designed niece of the King, this seems rather to indicate that she was a second wife.

They had issue:

1. Sir William, killed at the battle of Harlaw, 24 July 1411 … 2. James. There is a charter, 26 July 1393, by Archibald, Earl of Douglas, to James de Abernethy … 3. Patrick, witness to a charter by the Regent Albany … 4. John. There is some ground for believing that the John Abernethy who received from Sir William Abernethy …

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol VII, Edinburgh, 1906, pp. 405-06.

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Lady Mary Stewart's Timeline

Falkland, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 3
Saltoun, West Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 17
Saltoun, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 52