Walter Steward (1293[1] – 9 April 1326 at Bathgate Castle)[2] was the 6th hereditary High Steward of Scotland. Firstly, James's fa­ther is known to have planned a pil­grim­age to the shrine of Saint James of Com­postella in 1252 or after, so that James would prob­a­bly have been born after this. Death 9 Apr 1326 Bathgate Castle, West Lothian, Scotland 2 Event: Alt Death Sep 1327 Change Date: 3 Jul 2007 at 14:29 Note: Walter Stewart, 6th Great Steward of Scotland; born 1292; Regent of Scotland during Robert I (The Bruce)'s absence in Ireland 1316, defended Berwick against an English army, made a raid with Douglas that nearly kidnapped Edward II from Yorkshire 1322; married 1st 1315 Marjorie, Lady of Scotland (died 1316), daughter of Robert I (The Bruce), and had issue; married 2nd Isabel, daughter of Sir John Graham of Abercorn, and died 9 April 1327. [2] According to another version of events, he was the nominal leader of one of the four Scottish schiltrons, but because of his youth and inexperience, its effective leader was his cousin James Douglas, Lord of Douglas. Walter Stewart, the son of James, fought on the side of Robert the Bruce at the great Scottish victory at Bannockburn in 1314, commanding, along with Douglas, the left wing of the Scots' Army. [5], In about 1320/26 Walter, Steward of Scotland, granted by charter to John St. Clair, his valet, the lands of Maxton, Roxburghshire, one of the witnesses being Roberto de Lauwedir tunc justiciario Laudonie ("Robert de Lauder, then Justiciar of Lothian"). 1. [6], During The Bruce's absence in Ireland the High Steward and Sir James Douglas managed government affairs and spent much time defending the Scottish Borders. [3] Preceded by James Stewart High Steward of Scotland 1309–1326 Succeeded by Robert II of Scotland, [edit] Ancestry Ancestors of Walter Stewart[show], 16. Edward, however, escaped, pursued towards York by The Steward and 500 horsemen. The first of the Stewart kings, Robert II, was born to Walter, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert the Bruce.He was 55 years old when he inherited the throne from his uncle David II in 1371. He was also the father of King Robert II of Scotland. Source:The Descent Of General Robert Edward Lee From Robert The Bruce, Of Scotland. Walter Stewart 6th High Steward of Scotland (1293–1326) • FamilySearch Discover life events, stories and photos about Walter Stewart 6th High Steward of Scotland (1293–1326) of Dundonald Castle, Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland. 2 He was the son of James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland and Gille de Burgh. She was buried at Paisley Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. [4] John Prebble The Lion in the North [5] Peter Traquair Freedom's Sword [6] Angus, William, editor, Miscellaneous Charters 1315-1401, in Miscellany of The Scottish History Society, vol.5, 1933, p, Given Name: Walter III Surname: Stewart Suffix: 6th High Steward of Scotland 1 2 3 4 5 Sex: M Birth: 1292 in Dundonald Castle, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland 1 6 2 3 7 8 Death: 9 Apr 1327 in Bathgate Castle, Bathgate, West-Lothian, Scotland 1 6 5 3 7 8 Burial: 1326 Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland 9 Ancestral File #: 9FGX-6J 6 10 11 12 7 13 14 FCOM: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Event: Alt. Following the capture of Berwick¬upon¬Tweed from the English in 1318 he was given command of the town which, on 24 July 1319 was besieged by King Edward II of England. She was, however, pregnant, and a "country fellow" is said to have instantly performed a caesarian operation and delivered the child alive, the future King Robert II. [G. W. S. Barrow, Robert Bruce & The Community of the Realm of Scotland (Edinburgh University Press, 1988. Lady Diana's 18-Great Grandfather. In 1315 Walter married, Marjorie, the only daughter of Robert I of Scotland by his first wife Isabella of Mar. 2 Mar 1316, d. 19 Apr 1390 Citations [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 214. [9], During the absence of King Robert the Bruce in Ireland, Walter the High Steward and Sir James Douglas managed government affairs and spent much time defending the Scottish Borders. Alexander Stewart (1214–1283), also known as Alexander of Dundonald, was 4th hereditary High Steward of Scotland from his father's death in 1246. He died on 9 April 1327. Source Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Stewart,_6th_High_Steward_of_Sc... http://theroyalhouseofstewart.com/descendants_of_the_royal_house_of_stewart_015.htm http://thepeerage.com/p10210.htm References: Burke, Messrs., John and John Bernard, The Royal Families of England Scotland and Wales, with Their Descendants &c., London, 1848, volume 1, pedigree LXVIII, and volume 2 (1851) page xlvi. He married, secondly, Eupheme de Ross, Countess of Moray, daughter of Hugh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Margaret Graham, on 2 May 1355, by Papal dispensation. Walter fought on the Scottish side at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314[4] commanding, with Douglas, the left wing of the Scots' Army. Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland, 2. He was also the father of King Robert II of Scotland. Winston Fontaine, of Louisville. On the death of his father in 1326, he became the hereditary steward of Scotland. During Robert's campaign in Ireland he and Sir James Douglas managed government affairs and spent much time defending the Scottish Borders. An en­graved memo­r­ial on the floor of the abbey reads in part: He was son to James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland by his spouse Cecilia, daughter of Patrick Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar and Marjory, daughter of Alexander Comyn, 2nd Earl of Buchan. Walter (Knight) Stewart 3rd High Steward of Scotland was born in the year 1161 in Paisley (Renfrewshire), Scotland, son of Alan FitzWalter, 2nd High Steward of Scotland, Knight Templar and Alesta Lady Eva Of Mar. Several of the siege engines were destroyed by the Scots' garrison and the Steward suddenly rushed in force from the town to beat off the enemy. [6], Marjorie met her death whilst riding a horse from Paisley to Renfrew on March 2, 1316. The Lordship of Largs, forfeited by John Balliol, was bestowed upon Walter by Robert the Bruce, who also granted the Farme Castle estate in Rutherglen to him, as well as other lands and the feudal barony of Bathgate, Linlithgowshire. had three Children: Sir John Stewart, who is also was known as John of Railston. Walter, 6th High Steward (1293–1326) who married King Robert I's daughter, Marjorie Bruce. Several of the siege engines were destroyed by the Scots' garrison and the Steward suddenly rushed in force from the town to drive off the enemy. She married 1) Sir James Lindsay of Crawford 2) Sir Hugh Eglinton of that ilk 3) Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith. Upon the capture of Berwick-upon-Tweed from the English in 1318 he got command of the town which, on 24 July 1319 was laid siege to by King Edward II of England. Dunbar, Sir Archibald H., Bt., Scottish Kings, a Revised Chronology of Scottish History, 1005 - 1625, Edinburgh, 1899, pps: 126 - 144. 50195576, citing Paisley Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland ; Maintained by Robert Camp (contributor 47254956) . Margorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland was also known as Margaret. [2], During The Bruce's absence in Ireland the High Steward and Sir James Douglas managed government affairs and spent much time defending the Scottish Borders. Lady Jean MacRory (Countess Bute Marchioness) Sir John Stewart. She died in March, 1316. King Robert II had many sons; the eldest, John, succeeded to the throne of Scotland as Robert III of Scotland. 1292, d. 9 Apr 1326; m. (1) Marjory Bruce, by whom Robert I, King of Scots; m. (2) Isabel Graham, sister of Sir John Graham of Abercorn. In 1322, with Douglas and Thomas Randolph, he made an attempt to surprise the English King at Byland Abbey, near Malton, Yorkshire. The Stewart family went on to inherit the thrown of Scotland by the marriage of Walter Stewart the son of James 5th High Steward, to Marjory Bruce the daughter of Robert the Bruce and Isabella of Mar. Walter Stewart was the 6th Hereditary High Steward of Scotland and was the father of King Robert II of Scotland, the first Stewart monarch.He was born at Bathgate Castle, West Lothian, the eldest son and heir of James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland by his third wife Giles de Burgh, a daughter of the Irish nobleman Walter de Burgh, 1st Earl of Ulster. c.1110–c.1350)’, Walter's mother is sometimes identified erroneously as Cecily or Cecilia de Dunbar, his father's first wife, James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Walter_Stewart,_6th_High_Steward_of_Scotland&oldid=989461542, Scottish people of the Wars of Scottish Independence, Signatories to the Declaration of Arbroath, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2017, Pages using infobox noble with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Secondly he married Isabel de Graham, believed to have been a daughter of Sir John Graham of, Egidia Stewart, who married three times: firstly to Sir, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 03:11. [8], Following the liberation of King Robert the Bruce's wife, Elizabeth de Burgh, and daughter Marjorie, from their long captivity in England, Walter the High Steward was sent to receive them at the Anglo-Scottish Border and conduct them back to the Scottish royal court. Children of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Isabella Graham: Child of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Alice Erskine: Child of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Margorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Stewart,_6th_High_Steward_of_Scotland. 1292, d. 9 April 1327, Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland was born in 1292. Editor Margaret O. MacDouglall,1985 Edition. He was buried at the Abbey Church of Pais­ley, along­side his first wife, Mar­jorie Bruce, and the pre­vi­ous five high stew­ards. 1. [4] This is, however, disputed, as some claim that there were only three Scottish schiltrons at Bannockburn. In 1322, with Douglas and Randolph, he made an attempt to surprise the English King at Byland Abbey, near Melton, Yorkshire. She married Hugh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross, son of William de Ross, 3rd Earl of Ross and Euphemia. [2][3], At the age of 21 Walter fought against the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314[4] where according to some sources, together with Douglas he commanded the left wing of the Scots' army,[5] but according to other sources was (due to his youth and inexperience) merely the nominal leader of one of the four (or three[6]) Scottish schiltrons, the effective leader being his cousin James Douglas, Lord of Douglas. ^ John Prebble The Lion in the North ^ Peter Traquair Freedom's Sword ^ Angus, William, editor, Miscellaneous Charters 1315-1401, in Miscellany of The Scottish History Society, vol.5, 1933, p.9. Stew­Ard of Scot­land, died on 9 April 1326 at Bath­gate Cas­tle Camp ( contributor 47254956 ) a brigade although! 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