Stuart Dynasty

Stuart Dynasty, a dynasty of Scotch and finally English kings as well, commenced with Robert II., who was the son of Marjory, Robert the Bruce's daughter, who married Walter, the Lord High Steward of Scotland, hence the name, his successors being Robert III., James I., James II., James III., James IV., and James V., Mary Queen of Scots, and James VI. in Scotland, and ended with James II. of England, who was expelled from the throne for an obstinacy of temper which characterised all the members of his house, “an unfortunate dynasty,” too, being appointed at length to rule at a time and over a people that thought kings were born for the country and not the country for kings, a dictum which they stubbornly refused to concede, thinking that the nation existed for them instead of them for the nation. The line became extinct by the death of Cardinal York in 1807, who survived his brother Charles Edward 19 years.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Stuart, Arabella * Stuart, Gilbert Charles
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Strindberg, August
Struck Jury
Strutt, Joseph
Strype, John
Stuart, Arabella
Stuart Dynasty
Stuart, Gilbert Charles
Stuart, John
Stubbs, C. W.
Stubbs, William
Stukeley, William
Stump Orator
Sturm, Johann
Sturt, Charles