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John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl

John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl was the second Earl of Atholl. He fought in the Battle of Flodden Field on 9 September 1513.

Biography

He was born after 1475 to John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl and Eleanor Sinclair. He married Lady Janet Campbell, daughter of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll, by Elizabeth Stewart. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Atholl on 15 September 1512 at the death of his father. He fought in the Battle of Flodden Field on 9 September 1513. He was living in 1520, and died before 1522. His widow, Janet, died about Candlemas 1545-6.

Children:

  • John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Atholl (1507-1542).
  • Lady Janet Stewart married (1st) Alexander Gordon, Master of Sutherland; (2nd) Sir Hugh Kennedy, of Girvanmains; (3rd) Henry Stewart, Lord Methven; and (4th) Patrick, Lord Ruthven.[1]
  • Lady Helen Stewart, married (1st) John Lindsay, 5th Lord Lindsay of the Byres; (2nd) Thomas Moncur.
  • Lady Elizabeth Stewart, stated to have married Kenneth Mackenzie, 10th of Kintail.
  • Lady Jean Stewart (died 19 April 1522), married James Arbuthnot, 13th of Arbuthnott.
  • Lady Isabel Stewart, stated to have married James Hering, of Lethendy.

Footnotes

Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
John Stewart
Earl of Atholl
1512-1519
Succeeded by
John Stewart
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