John Stewart, Earl of Mar (d. 1503)

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For the son of James II of Scotland, see John Stewart, Earl of Mar (d. 1479).

John Stewart, Earl of Mar (December 1479 – 11 March 1503) was the youngest son of James III of Scotland and Margaret of Denmark.

Biography[edit]

He was born at Dunfermline Palace in Fife as the youngest son of the King. He was created Earl of Mar on 2 March 1486, at the age of eight. Not much is known of his life and he died in Scotland on 11 March 1503.

Family[edit]

Stewart had two brothers, King James IV and James Stewart, Duke of Ross. He died unmarried.

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