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From: Tim Powys-Lybbe <>
Subject: Re: Walter STEWART possible cousin to King Charles Stuart, II
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 22:47:31 +0100
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"Leo van de Pas" <> wrote:

> Dear Deborah,
> Which Walter are you referring to? Do you know a year of birth or
> anything else about him? In principal, there are no English Stewarts or
> Stuarts, they are all of Scottish origin. And the Scottish Royal
> Stewarts or Stuarts are of Breton origin. If you think there could be a
> link, try to get hold of the later editions of Burke's Peerage,
> especially the 1999 edition. Look up the Earls of Moray, as this gives
> a much larger record of the Stewart family. Burke's may not be perfect,
> especially before 1600, but it can give you links which may have to be
> confirmed elsewhere. Best wishes,
> Leo van de Pas
> Canberra, Australia

Another suggestion is The Scots Peerage, now available in CDROM, whose
index alone has 22 pages of references to Stewarts through its eight

If you start with the initial section on Scots kings, this gives the
origin of the Stewarts that Leo states.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Deborah Jaquiss <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, July 13, 2002 9:44 AM
> Subject: Walter STEWART possible cousin to King Charles Stuart, II
> >
> > Does SKS know or can SKS please tell me where to search for possible
> > information on the Steward/Stewart of Scotland and the Stuart's of
> > England and their extended genealogies? Obviously I don't need a
> > direct line royal descendancy but a wider more encompassing family
> > history. Can someone please assist me in getting started?

Tim Powys-Lybbe
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