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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.”.
Contemporary Examples

Did David Cameron Snub Obama for Tennis? Peter Jukes September 27, 2012
Pity the Coal Miners: A Greener Environment’s Biggest Losers Stuart Stevens June 27, 2013
15 Signs You’ll Raise a Genius Anneli Rufus October 23, 2011
11 On-Screen Portrayals of the Beatles Sujay Kumar October 6, 2010
The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard December 12, 2010

Historical Examples

Twos and Threes G. B. Stern
A Prisoner of Morro Upton Sinclair
Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6, No. 38, December, 1860 Various
The Root of Evil Thomas Dixon
Under the Country Sky Grace S. Richmond

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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