James Stewart, 1st Yerl o Moray

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James Stewart, 1st Yerl o Moray
Regent o Scotland
James Stewart Earl of Moray.jpg
The Yerl o Moray, a detail frae a waddin portrait bi Hans Eworth
Born c. 1531
Scotland
Died 23 Januar 1570
Lithgae, Scotland
Cause o daith
Assassination bi a fireairm
Releegion Kirk o Scotland
Hauf-marrae(s) Agnes Keith
Childer Elizabeth Stewart, 2nd Countess of Moray
Annabel Stewart
Margaret Stewart
Parents Keeng James V o Scotland
Leddy Margaret Erskine

James Stewart, 1st Yerl o Moray (c. 1531 – 23 Januar 1570)[1] a member o the Hoose o Stewart as the illegitimate son o Keeng James V, wis Regent o Scotland for his hauf-neffae, the infant Keeng James VI, frae 1567 till his assassination in 1570.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Spottiswoode, John, History of the Church in Scotland, vol. 2, Oliver & Boyd (1851), 120 gies date in Auld Style as Setturday 23 Januar 1569/70, awtho Setturday wis 21 Januar in that year, see Reference calendar: Loughlin, Mark, 'Stewart, James, first earl of Moray (1531/2–1570)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford Varsity Press, 2004 accessed 24 Jan 2011 accepts 23 Januar: Fraser, Antonia, Mary, Queen of Scots, p. 486 (p. 421 Inglis edeetion) haes 11 Januar 1570 as date o the assassination. An aa mentioned bi Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: The Complete Genealogy (Lunnon, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242.
Peerage o Scotland
Precedit bi
New Creation
Yerl o Moray
1562–1570
Succeedit bi
Elizabeth Stewart