Biography of Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox

Timeline

On 13 Jun 1490 Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox and Margaret Lyle Countess Lennox were married. Margaret Lyle Countess Lennox by marriage Countess Lennox (2C 1488).

Around 1490 John Stewart 3rd Earl Lennox was born to Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox and Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Lennox.

On 09 Apr 1494 Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox and Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Lennox were married. Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Lennox by marriage Countess Lennox (2C 1488).

On 08 Jul 1495 Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox succeeded 2nd Earl Lennox (2C 1488).

Battle of Flodden

On 09 Sep 1513 at the Battle of Flodden the English army was commanded by Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland, Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle and Marmaduke Constable.
The English army included: Henry "Shepherd Lord" Clifford 10th Baron Clifford, William Conyers 1st Baron Conyers, Thomas Berkeley 5th Baron Berkeley and Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape. Randall Babington, John Bigod and Thomas Fitzwilliam were killed.
Marmaduke Constable, William Constable, George Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Aston, Edmund Walsingham, Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh and Walter Stonor was knighted by Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk.
The Scottish army suffered heavy casualties. James IV King Scotland, Alexander Stewart Archbishop St Andrews, Andrew Stewart 1st Lord Avondale, Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox, James Traquair, Archibald Campbell 2nd Earl Argyll, Robert Douglas, William Douglas 6th Lord Drumlanrig, George Douglas, William Douglas, John Douglas 2nd Earl Morton, Alexander Elphinstone 1st Lord Elphinstone, John Erskine, William Hay 4th Earl Erroll, Thomas Hay, Adam Hepburn 2nd Earl Bothwell, George Hepburn Bishop Isles, Adam Hepburn Master, Thomas "Younger of Cushnie" Lumsden, John Maxwell 4th Lord Maxwell, William Murray, Colin Oliphant, William Ruthven, George Seton 5th Lord Seton, Henry 03 Lord Sinclair, John Hay 2nd Lord Hay, David Home and William Sinclair 2nd Earl Caithness were killed.
George Home 4th Lord Home and John Stewart 2nd Earl Atholl fought.

Elizabeth Stewart was born to Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox and Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Lennox.

Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox was born to John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox and Margaret Montgomerie Countess Lennox.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stewart

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 5 Grand Son of Robert III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Alan Stewart

Great GrandFather: John Stewart of Darnley 1st Count Évreux

Great x 2 GrandFather: Alexander Stewart

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Stewart

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joanna Unknown

Great x 2 GrandMother: Jonetta Keith

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Lennox Count Évreux

Great x 2 GrandFather: Donnchadh Lennox Earl Lennox

GrandMother: Catherine Seton Great x 8 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: William Seton Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Seton 7th Lord Seton Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: George Seton 6th Lord Seton Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Douglas Lady Seton Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isobel Hamilton Lady Seton Great x 11 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hamilton Great x 10 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Janet Dunbar

Mother: Margaret Montgomerie Countess Lennox

GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 1st Lord Montgomerie