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Stewart, Robert, first earl of Orkneylocked

(1533–1593)
  • Peter D. Anderson

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Stewart, Robert, first earl of Orkney (1533–1593), magnate, was born in the spring of 1533, the third or fourth of the seven known illegitimate sons of James V, king of Scots (1512–1542). His mother was Euphemia Elphinstone (b. 1509, d. after 1564)...

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