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date: 24 August 2019

Stewart, Patrick [nicknamed Black Patie], second earl of Orkneylocked

(c. 1566/7–1615)
  • Peter D. Anderson


Stewart, Patrick [nicknamed Black Patie], second earl of Orkney (c. 1566/7–1615), magnate and rebel, was the second son and fourth of the eight legitimate children of Robert Stewart, first earl of Orkney (1533–1593), and his wife, Jean Kennedy (d. 1598). His birth date can be arrived at only by conjecture. He was placed for a time under the tutelage of ...

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