Mowat of Stenhouse

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 Stenhouse was a barony in Lanark.

I

David Mowat, of Stenhouse. He got a charter of the baronies of Brochton, Winkiston and Burelfield, all in Peebles, from Robert III (1390-1406).2

II

Sir John Mowat, of Stenhouse.

Children:

1.

Janet Mowat. Married William de Somerville, second Lord Somerville. Their daughter, Jean, married James Cleland of that Ilk in 1450.3

III

David Mowat, of Stenhouse. James III confirmed a grant from David to his son John 5 December 1465 of the lands of Moite, Knokintebir, Bogside, Corshous, Busby, Murehouse and Robertoun.4

Children:

1.

John Mowat. Ancestor of the Mowats of Busbie.

IV

Alexander Mowat, of Stenhouse. Withness 14 July 14941 and 18 December 15065. Still living 28 March 1517.6

Children:

1.

John Mowat. Apparent heir 28 March 1517.7

Children:

1.

Margaret Mowat of Stanhouse. Heir of her father 28 March 1517.8 Married James Hamilton and had at least a son, James Hamilton of Stanhouse.9

 

References:

1

CWY no. 236.

2

RMS vol. I, p. 645, and IRC p. 148. 

3

HTC vol. IV, s. 219, but also AFC p. 13.

4

RMS vol. II, no. 940.

5

RMS vol II, no. 3020.

6

RMS vol III, no. 142.

7

RMS vol III, no. 142.

8

RMS vol III, no. 142.

9

RMS vol IV, no. 1626 and 1627.