The Royal Lineage of Methven Castle

House of Bruce

* Robert I, Robert The Bruce b. 1274 King from 1306 d. 1329
* David II b. 1324 King from 1329 d. 1371 died without issue

Robert the Bruce’s daughter Marjorie, on whom Methven Castle was bestowed in 1314, married Walter Stewart 6th High Steward of Scotland. Their son Robert II became the start of the House of Stewart.

House of Stewart

* Robert II b. 1316 King from 1371 d. 1390
* Robert III b. 1337 King from 1390 d. 1406
* James I b. c1394 King from 1406 d. 1437
* James II b. 1430 King from 1437 d. 1460
* James III b. 1451 King from 1460 d. 1488
* James IV b. 1473 King from 1488 d. 1513    m.1503 Margaret Tudor b. 1489, d. 1541 at Methven Castle
* James V b. 1512 King from 1513 d. 1542
* Mary Queen of Scots b. 1542 Queen from 1542 deposed 1567, executed 1587
* James VI of Scotland b. 1566 King from 1567 d. 1625 … and on the death of Queen Elizabeth I (b. 1533, Queen of England and Ireland 1558 – 1603), who died without issue also James I of England 1603 – 1625