See also

David STEWART ( - )

1. David STEWART was the son of Alan FITZWALTER ( -1204) and Alesta of Mar ( - ).

Second Generation

2. Alan FITZWALTER (also known as Alan STEWART), son of Walter FITZ ALAN and Eschina, was a 2nd High (Great) Steward of Scotland. He was a 2nd High Steward of Scotland. He died in 1204. He married Alesta of Mar.

 

Alan accompanied Richard the Lionheart on the Third Crusade in 1191.

 

3. Alesta of Mar was the daughter of Morgan, Earl of Mar. She and Alan FITZWALTER had the following children:

 

Walter STEWART (bef1198- ). Walter was born before 1198. He was a 3rd Lord High Steward of Scotland and Justiciary of Scotland. He had the title '3rd Lord High Steward of Scotland'.

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David STEWART ( - )

Third Generation

4. Walter FITZ ALAN, son of Alan FITZ FLAALD Baron of Oswestry, was a 1st High Steward of Scotland. He had the title '1st High Steward of Scotland'. He married Eschina.

 

Walter became Lord High Steward of Scotland and acquired many possessions, amongst which was the Barony of Renfrew. It is recorded that he founded the Abbey of Parsley in 1164 and that he died in 1177. The Stewardship became hereditary in his family, and the name was assumed as surname by his progeny. At an early date, the final d was changed to t.

 

5. Eschina has few details recorded about her.

 

Eschina was heiress to lands in Roxburghshire.

 

Walter FITZ ALAN and Eschina had the following children:

 

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Alan FITZWALTER ( -1204)

 

6. Morgan, Earl of Mar has few details recorded about him.

 

Morgan, Earl of Mar had the following children:

 

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Alesta of Mar ( - )