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Mary Stewart

Also Known As: "Lady Mary Stewart", "Mary Stewart", "Countess of Arran", "Countess of Angus"
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Strathblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Strathblane, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert III, King of Scots and Annabella Queen Consort of Scotland Stewart, Queen Consort of Scotland
Wife of George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus; Sir James Kennedy of Dunure the Younger; Sir William Graham of Kincardine-in-Menteith and Montrose and Sir William Edmondstone, 1st of Duntreath
Mother of William Douglas, 2nd Earl of Angus; James Douglas; Elizabeth Douglas; Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy; John Kennedy of Dunure & Cassilis and 9 others
Sister of Margaret Stewart, Lady of Galloway; David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay; Elizabeth Stewart, Princess of Scotland; Robert Stewart, Prince of Scotland; Egidia Stewart and 2 others
Half sister of Murdock II, Duke of Albany; Sir John of Auchingoun, Blackhall & Ardgown Stewart; James Stewart of Killbride and Sir John Stewart, of Blackhall & Ardgowan, Knight

Occupation: Countess of Angus, Princess of Scotland
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Mary of Scotland, Countess of Angus

Lady MARY Stewart (-after 1458, bur Strathblane).

  • m firstly (contract 24 May 1397) GEORGE Douglas 1st Earl of Angus,
    • illegitimate son of WILLIAM Douglas 1st Earl of Douglas & his mistress Margaret Ctss of Angus ([1378 or before]-1402).
  • m secondly (1404) Sir JAMES Kennedy of Dunure (-killed in battle before 8 Sep 1408).
  • Betrothed (Papal dispensation Jul 1409) as his second wife, Sir WILLIAM Cunningham (-[7 Aug 1413/Dec 1415]).
    • There is no clear evidence that this marriage took place[1134].
  • m thirdly (13 Nov 1413) as his second wife, Sir WILLIAM Graham of Kincardine,
    • son of Sir PATRICK Graham & his first wife Maud --- (-1424).
    • He may have been created Lord Graham in [1419][1135].
  • m fourthly (1425) Sir WILLIAM Edmonton of Duntreath (-1462, bur Strathblane).


In 1390 Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, married Lady Margaret (d.1451), eldest daughter of John Stewart, Earl of Carrick, who later became King Robert III. Of their children:

   * Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas, and Wigton, &c., (1390–1439), who succeeded to the earldom.
   * Elizabeth (d. c. 1451), who married first John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Buchan, secondly Thomas Mar, son of Alexander Stewart, Earl of Mar, and thirdly William Sinclair, 3rd Earl of Orkney (d. 1480).
   * William Douglas (b. before 1401)
   * James Douglas (d. 17 August 1424)


grand-daughter of King Robert III of scotland

Given lands of Duntreath castle as wedding gift in 1435

Lady Mary Stewart was the daughter of Robert III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabel Drummond.

She married by contract, firstly, George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus, son of William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas and Margaret Stewart, Countess of Angus, on 24 May 1397.1

She married, secondly, Sir James Kennedy of Dunure, younger, son of Sir Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, circa 1404.1 She and Sir William Cunningham were engaged in July 1409.1 S

he married, thirdly, Sir William Graham on 13 November 1413.1

She married, fourthly, Sir William Edmondstone of Culloden, son of Sir Archibald Edmonstone, in 1425.3 She died circa 1458.3 She was buried at Strathbane Church, Scotland.3

    Lady Mary Stewart gained the title of Princess Mary of Scotland.4 As a result of her marriage, Lady Mary Stewart was styled as Countess of Angus after 24 May 1397. From after 24 May 1397, her married name became Douglas. From circa 1404, her married name became Kennedy. From 13 November 1413, her married name became Graham. From 1425, her married name became Edmonstone.
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Mary of Scotland, Countess of Angus's Timeline

Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 16
Brechin, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
February 24, 1398
Age 20
Mar Lodge, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 20
Mar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 27
Age 28
Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 30
Age 30