Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox

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Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox (1460 – 9 September 1513, Flodden) was a prominent Scottish nobleman. Stewart was the son of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox, and Margaret Montgomerie, daughter of Alexander, Master of Montgomerie.

He married firstly, on 13 June 1490, Margaret Lyle, daughter of Robert Lyle, Lord Lyle. On 9 April 1494, he married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton, and Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland, daughter of King James II of Scotland.

Stewart and Elizabeth Hamilton had six children: Mungo Stewart, Agnes Stewart, John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Lennox, Margaret Stewart, Elizabeth Stewart, and Catherine Stewart.

He was Lord Provost of Glasgow in 1497, and from 1509–1513.

Matthew Stewart
2nd Earl of Lennox
Born 1460
Died 9 September 1513
Noble family Stewart of Darnley
Spouse(s) Margaret Lyle
Elizabeth Hamilton
Father John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox
Mother Margaret Montgomerie


Ancestors of Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox
Sir Alexander Stewart
Sir John Stewart, 1st Seigneur d'Aubigny
unknown member of clan Turnbull
Sir Alan Stewart, 2nd Seigneur d'Aubigny
Donnchadh, Earl of Lennox
Elizabeth of Lennox
Eilidh Caimbeul
John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox
Sir John Seton of Seton
Sir William Seton of Seton
Katherine Sinclair
Catherine Seton
George Dunbar, 10th Earl of Dunbar
Janet Dunbar
Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox
Sir John Montgomerie of Ardrossan
Alexander Montgomerie, 1st Lord Montgomerie
Aigneis of the Isles
Alexander, Master of Montgomerie
Thomas Boyd, 5th Lord of Kilmarnock
Margaret Boyd
Margaret Montgomerie
Sir Patrick Hepburn of Hailes the Younger
Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes
? Vaux
Elizabeth Hepburn
William Borthwick, 1st Lord Borthwick
Janet Borthwick


G. E. Cokayne et al., eds. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant. Reprint ed. (Gloucester, UK: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000).

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