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Stu·artalso Stew·art (sto͞o′ərt, styo͞o′-)
Ruling house of Scotland (1371-1603) and of England and Scotland (1603-1649 and 1660-1714).
1. (Biography) the royal house that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714. See also Stewart1
2. (Biography) Charles Edward, called the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie. 1720–88, pretender to the British throne. He led the Jacobite Rebellion (1745–46) in an attempt to re-establish the Stuart succession
3. (Biography) his father, James Francis Edward, called the Old Pretender. 1688–1766, pretender to the British throne; son of James II (James VII of Scotland) and his second wife, Mary of Modena. He made two unsuccessful attempts to realize his claim to the throne (1708; 1715)
4. (Biography) Mary. See Mary, Queen of Scots
Stu•art(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)
1. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
2. Charles Edward ( “the Young Pretender” or “Bonnie Prince Charlie” ), 1720–80, grandson of James II.
3. Gilbert (Charles), 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
4. James Ewell Brown ( “Jeb” ), 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
5. James Francis Edward. Also called James III. ( “the Old Pretender” ), 1688–1766, English prince.
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|Noun||1.||Stuart - United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)|
|2.||Stuart - a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England|
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
|3.||Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714|
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Stuart - a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England
James I, King James, King James I, James - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
James II, James - the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
James, James IV - a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Stuart - queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)