James Stewart, Duke of Ross


James Stewart, Duke of Ross

James Stewart, Duke of Ross (March 1476 - January 1504) was the son of King James III of Scotland and Margaret of Denmark. He was made Marquess of Ormonde at his baptism, Earl of Ross in 1481, and Duke of Ross in 1488.

Stewart became Archbishop of St. Andrews in 1497 and Lord Chancellor of Scotland in 1502.

Stewart had two brothers, King James IV of Scotland and John Stewart, Earl of Mar. It may seem surprising that there were two brothers both called James. It has been suggested that at the time the younger was born the older was seriously ill and seemed unlikely to survive, but it is unclear whether there is any evidence for this hypothesis. In late mediaeval Scotland it was not uncommon to have two brothers with the same Christian name, or occasionally even three. (Source: Black "The Surnames of Scotland")

Ancestry

ahnentafel-compact5
style=font-size: 90%; line-height: 110%;
border=1
boxstyle=padding-top: 0; padding-bottom: 0;
boxstyle_1=background-color: #fcc;
boxstyle_2=background-color: #fb9;
boxstyle_3=background-color: #ffc;
boxstyle_4=background-color: #bfc;
boxstyle_5=background-color: #9fe;
1= 1. James Stewart, Duke of Ross
2= 2. James III of Scotland
3= 3. Margaret of Denmark
4= 4. James II of Scotland
5= 5. Mary of Guelders
6= 6. Christian I of Denmark
7= 7. Dorothea of Brandenburg
8= 8. James I of Scotland
9= 9. Joan Beaufort
10= 10. Arnold, Duke of Gelderland
11= 11. Catherine of Cleves
12= 12. Dietrich, Count of Oldenburg
13= 13. Helvig of Schauenburg
14= 14. John, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
15= 15. Barbara of Saxe-Wittenberg
16= 16. Robert III of Scotland
17= 17. Anabella Drummond
18= 18. John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset
19= 19. Margaret Holland
20= 20. John II of Egmond
21= 21. Maria van Arkel
22= 22. Adolph I, Duke of Cleves
23= 23. Mary of Burgundy
24= 24. Christian V, Count of Oldenburg
25= 25. Agnes of Honstein
26= 26. Gerhard IV of Holstein
27= 27. Elisabeth of Brunswick
28= 28. Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg
29= 29. Elisabeth of Bavaria-Landshut
30= 30. Rudolf III, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
31= 31. Barbara of Schlesien-Liegnitz

###@@@KEY@@@###succession box
before=William Scheves
title=Archbishop of St. Andrews
years=1497–1504
after=Alexander Stewart
succession box
title=Commendator of Dunfermline| years=1500–1504
before=George Crichton
after=James Beaton * *His "immediate" successor may have been Gilbert Strachan.
succession box|title=Chancellor of the University of St Andrews
years=1497–1504
before=William Scheves Archbishop of St Andrews
after=Alexander Stewart Archbishop of St Andrews
succession box
before=2nd Earl of Huntly
title=Lord Chancellor of Scotland
years=1502–1504
after=in 1510 Alexander Stewart

-


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Alexander Stewart, Duke of Ross — (30 April, 1514, Stirling Castle ndash;18 December, 1515, Stirling Castle) was the fourth and last son of King James IV of Scotland and his queen Margaret Tudor.He was born posthumously, after his father died at the Battle of Flodden Field,… …   Wikipedia

  • James Stewart — may refer to:Actors*James Stewart (actor) (1908 ndash;1997), Hollywood movie actor and USAF Brigadier General *Stewart Granger (1913 ndash;1993), English actor born James Stewart who changed his name to avoid confusion *James Stewart (Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Ross — The title Duke of Ross has been created twice in the Peerage of Scotland, both times for younger sons of the King of Scotland. Named for Ross in Scotland, it was first created in 1488[1] for James Stewart, Earl of Ross, the second son of James… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany — Robert Stewart Governor of Scotland Duke of Albany, Earl of Fife Menteith Reign 1406–1420 (Governor of Scotland) …   Wikipedia

  • Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany — Murdoch Stewart Muireadhach Sdíbhard Duke of Albany, Earl of Menteith and Fife Detail from the seal of Murdoch Stewart Duke of Albany …   Wikipedia

  • David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay — David Stewart (24 October 1378 – 26 March 1402, at Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland) was the heir to the throne of Scotland from 1390 and the first Duke of Rothesay from 1398. He also held the titles of Earl of Atholl (1398–1402) and Earl of… …   Wikipedia

  • John Stewart, Duke of Albany — (1481 or 1484 ndash; 2 July 1536 in Mirfleur, France) was Regent of the Kingdom of Scotland, Duke of Albany in peerage of Scotland and count consort of Auvergne and Lauraguais in France.LifeJohn was a son of Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany, son …   Wikipedia

  • James IV of Scotland — James IV redirects here. See also James IV of Majorca. James IV King of Scots Reign 11 June 1488–9 September 1513 Coronation 24 June 1488 …   Wikipedia

  • James III of Scotland — James III King of Scots Reign 3 August 1460 – 11 June 1488 Coronation 10 August 1460 …   Wikipedia

  • James V of Scotland — James V Anonymous portrait of James V, probably contemporary King of Scots Reign 9 September 1513 – 14 December 1542 Coronation …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.