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Saint Colme, Lord (S, 1610/11)
Creation: let.pat. 7 Mar 1610/11
Family name: Stewart
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Or a Lion rampant within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules; 2nd and 3rd, Or a Fess checky Azure and Argent with a Label of three points in chief Gules, all within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules; on an Escutcheon of Pretence Argent on a Mount in front of a Tree Vert a Hart Gules attired Azure
A Lion's Head Gules
Dexter: A Lion rampant Gules; Sinister: A Greyhound proper collared Gules
Henry [Stewart], 1st Lord Saint Colme
2nd son of James [Stewart], 1st Lord Doune, by his wife Lady Margaret Campbell, 1st dau. by his second wife of Archibald [Campbell], 4th Earl of Argyll
after 8 Dec 1603 Lady Jean Stewart (mar. (2) Nicol Bellenden of Standanflat; d. 19 Jul 1623), 4th dau. and cohrss. of John [Stewart], 5th Earl of Atholl, by his wife Lady Mary Ruthven, 1st dau. of William [Ruthven], 1st Earl of Gowrie
1. Hon James Stewart, later 2nd Lord Saint Colme
12 Jul 1612 (bur. at Holyrood)
7 Mar 1610/11 Lord Saint Colme
had a charter of lands in Emycreichan and Crostinterray in Strathearn 1576; Commendator of the Abbey of Saint Colme's Inch 1581; granted for life the Priory of St Colmoc's, co. Perth 1584; had a charter of the lands of the Mains of Invermey 1607/8; Justice of the Peace for Fife and Kinross 1610; King James VI granted him, his heirs male and assigns whatsoever, the monastery of Saint Colme's Inch, with the lands belonging thereto in Fifeshire and elsewhere, which were erected into a temporal lordship, and created him Lord Saint Colme 7 Mar 1610/1
James [Stewart], 2nd Lord Saint Colme
s.p. before 17 Aug 1643
effectively disinherited when King James VI granted the Lordship of Saint Colme to his cousin James [Stewart], 3rd Earl of Moray, his heirs male and assigns whatsoever, by charter dated 26 Feb 1619/20; a Col in the Swedish Service under King Gustavus Adolphus
James [Stewart], 3rd Earl of Moray and 3rd Lord Saint Colme
granted by King James VI the Lordship of Saint Colme, with remainder to his heirs male and assigns whatsoever, by charter dated 26 Feb 1619/20
The Lordship of Saint Colme has been held by the Earls of Moray since 26 Feb 1619/20.
First written 6 Apr 2010
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