Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland

Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Stewart (1214-1283) was 4th hereditary High Steward of Scotland from his father's death in 1246. A son of Walter Stewart, 3rd High Steward of Scotland by his wife Beth c, daughter of Gille Cr st, Earl of Angus, Alexander is said to have accompanied Louis IX of France on the Seventh Crusade (1248-1254). In 1255 he was one of the councillors of King Alexander III, though under age. He was the principal commander under King Alexander III of Scotland at the Battle of Largs, on October 2, 1263, when the Scots defeated the Norwegians under Haakon IV. Subsequently the Scots invaded and conquered the Isle of Man the following year, which was, with the whole of the Western Isles, then annexed to the Crown of Scotland.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135781502
  • 9786135781502