Ross, Euphemia (d. 1387)

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Ross, Euphemia (d. 1387)

Queen of Scotland. Name variations: Euphemia of Ross; countess of Moray. Died in 1387; daughter of Hugh Ross, 4th earl of Ross, and Matilda Bruce (c. 1285–c. 1326, sister of Robert I the Bruce); married John Randolph, 3rd earl of Moray; became second wife of Robert II Stewart or Stuart (1316–1390), king of Scots (r. 1371–1390), around May 2, 1355; children: David Stewart, earl of Strathearn (c. 1356–c. 1382); Walter Stewart, earl of Atholl and Caithness (c. 1360–1437); Egidia Stewart (who married William Douglas of Nithsdale in 1387); Katherine Stewart (who married David Lindsay, 1st earl of Crawford). Robert II's first wife was Elizabeth Muir .

suggested reading:

Sutherland, Elizabeth. Five Euphemias: Women in Medieval Scotland, 1200–1420. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1999.

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