a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
Charles Edward (“the Young Pretender”or”Bonnie Prince Charlie”) 1720–80, grandson of James II.
Also, Stewart. Darnley, Lord Henry.
Gilbert, 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
Henry, Darnley, Lord Henry Stewart or Stuart.
James Ewell Brown (“Jeb”) 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
James Francis Edward. Also called James III, (“the Old Pretender”) 1688–1766, English prince.
Jesse Hilton, 1907–84, U.S. writer.
John, 3rd Earl of Bute, 1713–92, British statesman: prime minister 1762–63.
Mary, Mary, Queen of Scots.
former name of Alice Springs.
a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “steward.”.
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the royal house that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714 See also Stewart
Charles Edward, called the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie. 1720–88, pretender to the British throne. He led the Jacobite Rebellion (1745–46) in an attempt to re-establish the Stuart succession
his father, James Francis Edward, called the Old Pretender. 1688–1766, pretender to the British throne; son of James II (James VII of Scotland) and his second wife, Mary of Modena. He made two unsuccessful attempts to realize his claim to the throne (1708; 1715)
Mary. See Mary, Queen of Scots
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