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From: "M.Sjostrom" <>
Subject: Halcro in Orkney
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 2009 07:46:11 -0800 (PST)
some Orkney-shetland families and their lineages:
descended in an illegitimate line from Alexander, Duke of Albany, younger son of king James II
other Stewarts in Orkney:
the father of Barbara Stewart, heiress of Burray, was James Stewart (one of illegitimate offspring from the family of Albany Stewarts) who seems to have acquired Burray in Orkney islands. His wife was from the half-Norse chieftain family of the Hebridean Lewes.
this Barbara's husband, another Stewart, William, seems to come to Orkneys because of his wife's inheritance. He carried the same name - but his root is in the Jedburgh thing, a local steward whose genealogy with mighty Stewarts is obscure, possibly non-existent
so, this Agnes Forrester
would have descended from Robert III.....
|Halcro in Orkney by "M.Sjostrom" <>|