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Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland
Coat of arms of the High Stewart of Scotland: Or, a fess chequy argent and azure
He was the principal commander under King Alexander III at the Battle of Largs, on 2 October 1263, when the Scots defeated the Norwegians under Haakon IV. The Scots invaded and conquered the Isle of Man the following year, which was then, together with the whole of the Western Isles, annexed to the Crown of Scotland.
Marriage and issue
He married Jean Macrory, heiress of the Isles of Bute and Arran, daughter of James (d.1210) (who with his father and brothers were killed by the men of Skye), son of Angus, Lord of Bute & Arran (younger son of Somerled, King of the South Isles). By his wife he had the following issue:
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Sellar, WDH (2000). "Hebridean Sea Kings: The Successors of Somerled, 1164–1316". In Cowan, EJ; McDonald, RA (eds.). Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages. East Linton: Tuckwell Press. pp. 187-218. ISBN1-86232-151-5.