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  1. 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.

  2. 12/11/2021 · On 25 March 1425 he was attainted and forfeited all of his honours. Children of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany and Isabel of Lennox, Countess of Lennox. Child listed under his profile James Stewart "Black Knight of Lorn" has different parents. Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany married, firstly, Joan Douglas before 1389.

    • December 09, 1362
    • Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  3. 25/05/2018 · On or about this date in 1425, Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany, climbed the Heading Hill. Murdoch’s dad Robert Stewart was the (second) son of King Robert II, the very first monarch of the Stewart line*. That made the Dukes of Albany pere et fils a pair of vipers in a pit full of them: violent, covetous lords scrabbling ruthlessly after power.

  4. 21/09/2021 · Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany (Scottish Gaelic: Muireadhach Stiubhart) (1362 – 24 May 1425) was a leading Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany and Margaret Graham and the grandson of King Robert II of Scotland, who founded the Stewart dynasty. In 1389, he became Justiciar North of the Forth.

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    • Joan Douglas, Isabel Lennox
  5. Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany (Scottish Gaelic: Muireadhach Stiubhart) (1362 – 24 May 1425) was a leading Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany, and the grandson of King Robert II of Scotland, who founded the Stewart dynasty. In 1389, he became Justiciar North of the Forth.

    • Governor of Scotland and Duke of Albany
    • Ransom and Return of James I
    • Arrest

    In 1420, on his father’s death, Murdoch, now aged 58, finally inherited the Dukedom of Albany. He also inherited the Earldom of Fife and the Earldom of Menteith, and at last became Governor of Scotland in his own right. He would hold this position from 1420 to 1424, while King James I was still held captive in England. Few serious attempts appear to have been made by Duke Albany to return James to Scotland,Mackie, p.97 but eventually political pressure compelled Murdoch to agree to a general council.

    Murdoch’s half-brother, [[John Stewart, Earl of Buchan, victor of the Battle of Bauge.]] In August 1423 it was agreed that an embassy should be sent to England to negotiate James’s release.Brown, Michael, James I, pp. 27–8 A ransom treaty of 60,000 marks (an enormous sum) was agreed at Durham on 28 March 1424 to which James attached his own seal—he and his queen accompanied by an escort of English and Scottish nobles proceeded to Melrose Abbey arriving on 5 April where he met Albany to receive the governor’s seal of office.Fawcett & Oram, Melrose Abbey, p. 50MacQuarrie, Kingship and Nation, p. 215 Upon the return of James I to Scotland, Albany lost his position as Regent. James now began to consolidate his position. His coronation took place at Scone on 21 May 1424. At his coronation parliament the king—probably with the intent of securing a cohesive political community loyal to the crown—knighted 18 prominent nobles including Albany’s son Alex...

    On 21 March 1425, on the 9th day of the March Parliament, the King took his revenge. Retrieved November 2010 Murdoch was arrested, along with his younger son Lord Alexander Stewart. Immediately afterwards, twenty-six of the principal nobles and barons in Scotland shared the same fate. Albany was at first confined in the castle at St. Andrews and afterwards transferred to Caerlaverock Castle. His wife Isabella was captured in the family’s fortified castle of Doune, their favourite residence, and committed to Tantallon Castle. The King’s rage at Duke Murdoch had its roots in the past. James’s older brother David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay had died young, in Falkland Castle, while in the care of Murdoch’s father, Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. Though Albany had been exonerated by Parliament, the suspicion of foul play remained. Moreover, neither Duke Robert nor his son Murdoch had greatly exerted themselves in negotiating James’s release while in English captivity. This may well have l...

    • Marriage and Children
    • Legacy
    • War and Capture

    Murdoch was married to Isabella, daughter of Donnchadh, Earl of Lennox. They had four sons and a daughter: 1. Robert Stewart (d. 1421) 2. Walter Stewart (executed 1425) 3. Alasdair Stewart (executed 1425) 4. James the Fat (Seamas Mòr) Stewart, fled to Ireland and died in 1429.Confusingly, different sources give James’ death as, variously, 1429 and 1449. The earlier date is the most common but is not consistent with the putative birth dates of most of his children 5. Isabel, who married Sir Walter Buchanan, 13th Laird of Buchanan

    Albany’s sole surviving male heir was his youngest son, James the Fat who, after his failed rebellion, escaped to Ireland following the execution of his father and brothers. James remained in Ireland, unable to return, and died there in 1429.Some sources say 1449 He was never able to inherit his father’s titles, since they had been declared forfeit. Albany’s grandson, James "Beg" Stewart, (c1410-1470) would eventually secure a pardon from the King and return to Scotland, though the family would never recover their lost estates. James "Beg" Stewart is the ancestor of the Stewarts of Ardvorlich on Lochearnside, whose family history is recounted by Sir Walter Scott in A Legend of Montrose.* Retrieved November 2010 Albany’s wife, Isabella of Lennox, survived the judicial murder of her family, though she was forced to spend eight years as a royal hostage at Tantallon Castle. In 1437, after the death of James I, she at last recovered her lands and title. In the next few years, although fo...

    A detail from Armstrong’s Map of Northumberland (1769) showing Humbleton (Homildon) Hill Stewart served in Scottish military actions against the English in the early 15th century and was captured at the Battle of Homildon Hill, which took place on September 14, 1402 in Northumberland, England. Led by Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, the Scottish army had invaded England on a pillaging expedition, in part to avenge the killing and capture of Scottish nobles in the Battle of Nesbit Moor on 22 June 1402. While returning to Scotland, they were intercepted by English forces led by Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland. The result was a decisive defeat of the Scottish army. William Shakespeare later wrote, in the play Henry IV, part 1: Ten thousand bold Scots, two and twenty knights, Balk’d in their own blood did Sir Walter see On Holmedon’s plains. Of prisoners, Hotspur took Mordake the Earl of Fife, and eldest son To beaten Douglas; and the Earl of Athol, Of Murray, Angus, and...

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