David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, the son of King Robert III of Scots, first held the dukedom from its creation in 1398. After his death, his brother James , later King James I, received the dukedom. Thereafter, the heir apparent to the Scottish Crown held the dukedom; an Act of the Parliament of Scotland passed in 1469 confirmed this pattern of succession.
James, Duke of Rothesay 21 February 1507 27 February 1508 Unnamed daughter 15 July 1508 Stillborn at Palace of Holyroodhouse: Arthur, Duke of Rothesay 20 October 1509 14 July 1510 James V: 10 April 1512 14 December 1542 Married: Madeleine of Valois, 1537; no issue; Mary of Guise, 1538; had issue, including Mary, Queen of Scots; Unnamed daughter
Having decided to follow a military career, William was admitted to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in January 2006. As "Lieutenant Wales"—a name based on his father's title Prince of Wales—he followed his younger brother into the Blues and Royals as a troop commander in an armoured reconnaissance unit, after which he spent five months training for the post at Bovington Camp, Dorset.
Charles III (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms. He was the longest-serving heir apparent and, at age 73, became the oldest person to accede to the British throne following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on 8 September 2022.
Murdoch Stewart's captivity in England did not prevent his father from ruthlessly pursuing the family interest, often through violent means. On 26 March 1402 the Duke of Albany's nephew, David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, had died in Falkland Palace while under his uncle's protection.
Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester (2022), Duke of Rothesay, etc. (1469 & 1540), Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, Baron Carrickfergus (2011) Dukes of Cornwall, 1376 creation [ edit ] When his heir apparent, Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall , predeceased him, Edward III granted a new creation of the title 'duke of Cornwall' to his grandson, Richard of Bordeaux .
The House of Stuart, originally spelt Stewart, was a royal house of Scotland, England, Ireland and later Great Britain.The family name comes from the office of High Steward of Scotland, which had been held by the family progenitor Walter fitz Alan (c. 1150).