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Robert 
Stuart
1533 - 1591


Robert 
Stuart
, of Orkney. Sometimes called "of Strathdown". He was well educated and spent much time abroad between 1553 and 1561. Appointed Commendator of Holyrood in 1539 and Abbot of Holyrood, he conformed to the protestant faith in 1559, appointed Sheriff of the Orkneys in 1564 and was granted crown lands in Orkney and Zetland in 1565. In 1568 he forced Adam Bothwell, Bishop of Orkney to exchange bishopric revenues in Orkney for those of Holyrood Abbey. He was created Earl of Orkney in 1581.

Born: 1533Baptised:
Died: 1591Buried:
Family:
Stuart

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Robert 
Stuart
(
Kennedy
) 1533 - 1591
2.
James V 
Stuart
(
?
,
Erskine
,
Elphinstone
,
de Valois
,
de Guise
) 1512 - 1542
4.
James IV 
Stuart
  of Scotland
(
Tudor
) 1473 - 1513
5.
Margaret 
Tudor
(
Stuart
,
Douglas
) 1489 - 1541
3.
Eupheme 
Elphinstone
(
Bruce
,
Douglas
,
Stuart
) + post 1532
6.
7.

Siblings


1.
James 
Stuart

2.
James 
Stuart
1531 - 1570
3.
John 
Stuart
c. 1531 - 1563
4.
M/? 
Stuart
+ 1541
5.
M/? 
Stuart
+ 1541
6.
Mary (Queen of Scots) 
Stuart
(
de Valois
,
Stuart
,
Hepburn
) 1542 - 1587
7.
James 
Stuart
+ 1557
8.
Adam 
Stuart
+ 1575
9.
Robert 
Stuart
+ 1580

Spouses



1. 1561
Janet 
Kennedy
(
Stuart
) + 1598

Descendants
[ Options ]

a. ?
1.
John 
Stuart
  (Stewart)
(
Howard
)
1a.
Elizabeth 
Howard
(
Stuart
)
1.1.
Lady Margaret 
Stuart
(
Mennes
) ...
2.
Lady Mary 
Stuart
(
Gray
)
b.
Janet 
Kennedy
(
Stuart
) + 1598
3.
Lady Jean 
Stewart
(
Leslie
)
3a.
3.1.
Margaret 
Leslie
(
Drummond
) ...
Sources

Timeline


1533Born
post 1533
Robert 
Stuart
(
Kennedy
) 1533 - 1591 inherited the title
Orkney
  [E] (1379-)
1561Married
Janet 
Kennedy
(
Stuart
) + 1598
1591Died
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