Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl, Strathearn and Caithness (c. 1360 – 26 March 1437) was a Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert II of Scotland. Stewart advocated for the ransom and return to Scotland of the future king in exile, James I, in 1424.
27/04/2022 · Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl, Strathearn and Caithness (died 26 March 1437) was a Scottish nobleman, executed for his role in the murder of James I of Scotland. He was a son of Robert II of Scotland by his second wife Euphemia de Ross, daughter of Aodh, Earl of Ross.
- Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland
- Early Life
- Ransom and Return of James I of Scotland
- Assassination of James I
He was a son of Robert II of Scotland by his second wife Euphemia de Ross, daughter of Aodh, Earl of Ross. He was also a younger half-brother of Robert III of Scotlandand an uncle of the above mentioned James I of Scotland. He married first, sometime before 1378, Margaret Barclay, Lady of Brechin,by whom he had two sons: 1. Alan Stewart, 4th Earl o...
He was energetic in retrieving his nephew James I from the Kingdom of England, which was accomplished in 1424, and was a member of the jury which tried his cousin Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, and which culminated in the execution of Albany and two of his sons. He was made Great Justiciar of Scotland and Earl of Strathearn, with such title b...
Whatever the cause of Stewart's rage against the King, he joined with his grandson Robert Stewart, Master of Atholl and Sir Robert Graham in a conspiracy against James I, which assassinated the king on 20 February 1437. Robert Stewart unbarred the doors to the royal apartments, permitting assassins to enter the King's lodging at the Dominican Friar...Anonymous, p.277., Notes and Queries, London (1867)Retrieved November 2010Rerum Scoticarum Historia, George BuchananHistory of Scotland, George BuchananCampbell, Alastair, A History of Clan CampbellRetrieved November 2010
about 1360–26 March 1437 (Age 77) Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland The Life Summary of Walter When Walter Stewart Lord of Brechin, Earl of Atholl, Earl of Caithness was born about 1360, in Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland, his father, Robert II King of Scotland, was 44 and his mother, Euphemia De Ross Queen Consort Of Scotland, was 40.
The Life Summary of Walter When Walter Stewart 1st Earl of Atholl and Lord of Fife was born in 1338, in Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland, his father, Robert II King of Scotland, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan, was 18. He married Isabella Margaret MacDuff 4th Countess of Heiress of Hokettle in 1360, in Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland.
26/03/2017 · 1437: Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl March 26th, 2017 Headsman On this date in 1437, the Earl of Atholl finally reached the end of a three-day carnival of public tortures and lost bowels, heart, and head for assassinating the King of Scotland.