NameLady Dreghorn , F
Spouses
Birth Dateabt 1274
Birth PlaceBonkyl, Berwickshire, Scotland
Death Date19 Jul 1333
Death PlaceBerwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England
Death MemoKilled at the Battle of Halidon Hill
FatherSir John STEWART Of Bonkyl , M (~1245-1298)
ChildrenJohn , M (~1310-<1369)
 Walter , M (~1312-<1371)
 Alexander , M (~1315->1374)
 Elizabeth , F (~1322-)
Notes for Alan (Spouse 1)
Sir John, who married Margaret, a daughter and heiress of Sir Alexander de Bonkyl in Berwickshire;

leaving a numerous family of sons and one daughter:

1. Sir Alexander, ancestor of the Stewarts, Earls of Angus.

2. Sir Alan, ancestor of the Stewarts of Darnley, Earls of Lennox

3. Sir Walter, ancestor of the Stewarts of Garlies, Earls of Galloway, and the Lords Blantyre.
4. Sir James, ancestor of the Stewarts Lords of Lorn, the Earls of Atholl, Buchan, and Traquair, and the Stewarts of Appin and Grandtully.
5. Sir John of Dalder, died s.p.
6. Sir Hugh, and
7. Sir Robert are also said to have been sons, but of their descendants nothing is certainly known.
8. Isobel, married to Thomas Randolph, Earl of Moray.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol I, Edinburgh, 1906, p.13.
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John married Margaret de Bonkyl (Bonkill), the heiress daughter of Sir Alexander de Bonkyl of that Ilk, so placed "on a bend Sable three buckles Or" for difference upon the coat of arms of his paternal line, "Or a bend chequey Argent and Azure".

They had issue:
• Sir Alexander Stewart of Bonkyll died in 1319. He had issue: John Stewart, 1st Earl of Angus

Sir Alan Stewart of Dreghorn died on 19 July 1333 during the battle of Halidon Hill. Ancestor of the Earls of Lennox, James VI and I and through him the present royal family of the United Kingdom.

• Sir Walter Stewart of Garlies and Dalswinton. His great-granddaughter, Marion Stewart, married a Stewart of Jedworth. They were the ancestors of the Stewarts of Garlies — later Earls of Galloway and Lords Blantyre
• Sir James Stewart of Pearston died on 19 July 1333 during the battle of Halidon Hill. Ancestor of the Stewart Lords of Lorne, Earls of Atholl, Earls of Buchan, Earls of Traquair and Clan Stewart of Appin.
• Sir John Stewart of Daldon died on 19 July 1333 during the battle of Halidon Hill.
• Isabella Stewart, married Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray, son of Sir Thomas Randolph. She died sometime after 15 July 1351.
• Sir Robert Stewart of Daldowie, ancestor of Sir James Steuart, 2nd Baronet of Coltness.
• Sir Hugh Stewart.

Lady Margaret appears to have remarried, as she is named as wife to Sir David de Brechin in 1304.

Source: Wikipedea: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stewart_of_Bonkyll
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Sir Alan Stewart, second son of Sir John Stewart of Bonkyll,

- accompanied Edward Bruce to Ireland in 1315, and
- next year was taken prisoner by the English, but was soon released, and
- continued to fight against them.

He received from King Robert I the lands of Dreghorn, in Ayrshire, and fell with his two brothers, James and John Stewart, at the battle of Halidonhill in 1333.

having had issue:

1. Sir John Stewart of Cruikston and Darnley …
2. Walter Stewart, died before 1371 without male issue
3. Alexander, who eventually succeeded.
4. Elizabeth, married to John, son of Walter of Hamilton

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol V, Edinburgh, 1906, p.344
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