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Brus [Bruce], Robert de [called Robert the Noble], lord of Annandale (c. 1220–1295), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne  

A. A. M. Duncan

Brus [Bruce], Robert de [called Robert the Noble], lord of Annandale (c. 1220–1295), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne, was a minor at the death of his father, Robert (IV) de Brus (c. 1195–1226x33) [see under Brus, Robert (II) de...

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Comyn, Sir John [called Sir John Comyn the Competitor, Red Comyn], lord of Badenoch (d. c. 1302), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne  

Alan Young

Comyn, Sir John [called Sir John Comyn the Competitor, Red Comyn], lord of Badenoch (d. c. 1302), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne, was the eldest son of John Comyn (d. c. 1277) and his first wife, Eva. Between about 1270 and 1275, he married ...

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David, earl of Huntingdon and lord of Garioch (1152–1219), magnate  

Keith Stringer

David, earl of Huntingdon and lord of Garioch (1152–1219), magnate, was the youngest in the family of three sons and three daughters of Prince Henry of Scotland (c. 1115–1152) and his wife, Ada de Warenne (c. 1123–1178). His grandfather David I, in whose honour he was named, and his elder brothers, ...

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Douglas, James, fourth earl of Morton (c. 1516–1581), regent and chancellor of Scotland  

G. R. Hewitt

Douglas, James, fourth earl of Morton (c. 1516–1581), regent and chancellor of Scotland, was the second son of Sir George Douglas, master of Angus (1490?–1552), of Pittendreich, near Elgin, Moray, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. c.1560), only daughter of David Douglas...

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Douglas, James, fourth earl of Morton (c. 1516–1581)  

Maker: Arnold Bronckorst

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James Douglas, fourth earl of Morton (c. 1516–1581) attrib. Arnold Bronckorst, c. 1580 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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See Dunbar, Patrick, eighth earl of Dunbar or of March, and earl of Moray

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Erskine, John, seventeenth or first earl of Mar (d. 1572), magnate and regent of Scotland  

Henry Summerson

Erskine, John, seventeenth or first earl of Mar (d. 1572), magnate and regent of Scotland, was the third born but eldest surviving son of John, fifth Lord Erskine (d. 1555) and his wife, Margaret Campbell, daughter of the second earl of Argyll...

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Hepburn, James, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/5–1578)  

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James Hepburn, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/55–1578) by unknown artist, 1566 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Hepburn, James, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/5–1578), magnate and third consort of Mary, queen of Scots  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Hepburn, James, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/5–1578), magnate and third consort of Mary, queen of Scots, was the only son of Patrick Hepburn, third earl of Bothwell (d. 1556), and his wife, Agnes Sinclair (d. in or after 1572)...

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Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician  

Tim Harris

Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician, was born on 9 April 1649 at Rotterdam, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685) and Lucy Walter (1630?–1658), daughter of William Walter (or Walters) of Roch Castle...

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Scott [Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685)  

Maker: Sir Godfrey Kneller

James Scott, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1678 private collection; photograph National Galleries of Scotland

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Stewart, Alexander [called the Wolf of Badenoch], first earl of Buchan (c. 1345–1405), magnate  

Alexander Grant

Stewart, Alexander [called the Wolf of Badenoch], first earl of Buchan (c. 1345–1405), magnate, was the fourth son of Robert Stewart, subsequently King Robert II (1316–1390), and the youngest of his first marriage, to Elizabeth Mure. As his nickname indicates, Alexander's power base was the lordship of ...

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Stewart, Alexander, duke of Albany (1454?–1485), magnate and rebel  

Roland J. Tanner

Stewart, Alexander, duke of Albany (1454?–1485), magnate and rebel, was the second son of James II, king of Scots (1430–1460), and Mary of Gueldres (d. 1463). The exact date of his birth is unknown, but 1454 seems likely. Between 18 July 1455 and 3 July 1458 ...

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Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews  

Trevor Chalmers

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the illegitimate son of James IV, king of Scots (1473–1513), and Marion Boyd. His mother, with whom James IV had a liaison between 1492 and 1494, was the daughter of Archibald Boyd...

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Stewart, David, first earl of Strathearn and first earl of Caithness (b. in or after 1357?, d. 1386?), magnate  

S. I. Boardman

Stewart, David, first earl of Strathearn and first earl of Caithness (b. in or after 1357?, d. 1386?), magnate, was the elder son of Robert II (1316–1390), son of Walter Stewart [see under Stewart family (per. c. 1110-c. 1350)], and his second wife, ...

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Stewart, James, duke of Ross (1476–1504), archbishop-designate of St Andrews  

Trevor Chalmers

Stewart, James, duke of Ross (1476–1504), archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the second son of James III, king of Scots, and his wife, Margaret of Denmark. Born early in 1476, James was immediately created marquess of Ormond, and along with his elder brother, the future ...