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Earl of Mar
(58) ALEXANDER STEWART, son of ALEXANDER, Earl of Buchan (S.) , married 1404 Isabel, Countess of Mar and Garioch. He was in command of the Royal forces at the battle of Harlaw in 1411.
In 1426 he was created EARL OF MAR (S.), with remainder to his natural son, Sir Thomas Stewart, who died in his father´s lifetime. The Earl died 1435.
Arms: of Earl of Mar on Seal, 1406.-I and 4. A fess chequy between three ducal coronets (Stewart and Garioch combined). 2 and 3: A bend between six cross crosslets fitchy (Mar). CREST: Two serpents nowed erect, counter respecting, issuing from a coronet. SUPPORTERS: Two lions rampant guardant (Laing). And Nisbet has: 1 and 4. Gold, a fess chequy blue and silver between three red open crowns. 2 and 3. Blue, a bend between six cross crosslets fitchy gold. [Plate III., fig. 37.]