Of or relating to the Scottish royal house to which belonged the rulers of Scotland from 1371 to 1603 and of Great Britain from 1603 to 1649 and from 1660 to 1714
(1575-1615) Claimant to the English throne. She was the cousin of James I and next in succession to him to both Scottish and English thrones after Elizabeth I. She was the focus of the main plot to eliminate James, and was imprisoned 1609 when James became suspicious. On her release 1610 she secretly married William Seymour, another claimant to the throne, and they were both imprisoned. She died insane in the Tower of London.
(1815-1866) Scottish-born Australian explorer. He went with Charles Sturt on his 1844 expedition, and in 1860, after two unsuccessful attempts, crossed the center of Australia from Adelaide in the southeast to the coast of Arnhem Land. He almost lost his life on the return journey.
“Athenian”(1713-1788) English architect. He is notable for his role in the Greek Revival movement. His small but distinctive output includes the Doric Temple at Hagley Park, Worcestershire, 1758, and decorative schemes for a number of rooms in Spencer House, London (begun 1760).
1. City in Florida (USA).
2. City in Iowa (USA); zip code 50250.
3. The royal family that ruled Scotland and England.
4. Town in Oklahoma (USA); zip code 74570.
5. Town in Virginia (USA); zip code 24171.
6. Village in Nebraska (USA); zip code 68780.
Or Stewart; Royal family who inherited the Scottish throne in 1371 and the English throne in 1603, holding it until 1714, when Queen Anne died without heirs and the house of Stuart was replaced by the house of Hanover.