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  • ID: I19355
  • Name: Mary STEWART , Princess of Scotland 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: BEF 16 MAY 1452 in Stirling Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland 5 2 4
  • Birth: ABT 1450 3
  • Death: ABT MAY 1488 in Hamilton, Clydesdale, Larnarkshire, Scotland 2 3
  • Note:
    Princess Mary, eldest daughter of James II and previously wife of Thomas Boyd, Earl of Arran. [Burke's Peerage]

    Thomas Boyd, by his father's influence, m. before 26 Apr 1467 to Mary, 1st daughter of James II, and sister of the reigning monarch (then a minor) James III. The island of Arran, within the Sheriffdom of Bute, was given as her dower. . . he is said to have d. about 1473, at Antwerp. M.I. His wife, who was b. about 1450, m. 2ndly (certainly before Apr 1474, and probably in Feb or Mar 1473/4), as his 2nd wife, by the King's wish, ("although her husband Thomas Boyd was neither dead nor divorced from her"), James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton, who d. 12 Nov 1479, and whose son by her was created, in 1503, Earl of Arran. She d. about May 1488. [Complete Peerage I:219-20, XIV:36]

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    He [James Hamilton] married, 2ndly, certainly before April 1474, and probably in February or March 1473/4, the dispensation from the Pope (legitimatising the two children already born) not being obtained till 25 April 1476, the Lady Mary STEWART, formerly wife of Thomas (BOYD), EARL OF ARRAN [SCT], sister of the then reigning JAMES III, being daughter of JAMES II, by Mary, daughter of Arnold, DUKE OF GUELDRES. He died 6 November 1479. His widow, the Princess, who was born [very shortly] before 16 May 1452 (a), died about May 1488. [Complete Peerage VI:254-6, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (a) Her brother James III was b. 10 Jul 1451, another child was b. and d. 19 May 1450, the marriage of the parents having taken place 3 July 1449.


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    Father: James II Stewart King of SCOTLAND b: 16 OCT 1430 in Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Mother: Marie of GUELDRES b: ABT 1432 in Grave, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

    Marriage 1 Thomas BOYD , 1st\Last Earl of Arran b: ABT 1441 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
    • Married: BEF 26 APR 1467 in 1st husband 6 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Margaret BOYD , widow of Alexander 4th Lord Forbe b: ABT 1467 in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

    Marriage 2 James 1st Lord HAMILTON , 6th Lord of Cadzow b: ABT 1423 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
    • Married: BEF APR 1474 in 2nd husband 2nd wife 2 4
    • Married: ABT 1468 in 2nd husband 2nd wife (25 April 1476 also given as date) 7
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth HAMILTON b: ABT 1473 in Hamilton, Clydesdale, Larnarkshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children James 2nd Lord HAMILTON , 1st Earl of Arran b: ABT 1475 in Hamilton, Clydesdale, Larnarkshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 4
    2. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 92a-12
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: I:219-20
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VI:254-6
    5. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1579
      Text: c 1450
    6. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1579
    7. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 4, 1579
      Text: (4) states abt Apr 25 1476 which looks a lot like 1st wedding date. (1579) states 1468 while 1st husband was still alive.
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