from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ruling house of Scotland (1371-1603) and of England and Scotland (1603-1649 and 1660-1714).
- Stuart, Charles Edward Known as "the Young Pretender.” 1720-1788. Pretender to the British throne. The grandson of James II, he led the last Jacobite rising (1745-1746), claiming the throne for his father, James Edward Stuart, but was defeated in battle and fled to France.
- Stuart, Gilbert Charles 1755-1828. American painter particularly known for his portraits of George Washington.
- Stuart, Henry See Lord Darnley.
- Stuart, James Ewell Brown Known as "Jeb.” 1833-1864. American Confederate general who commanded brilliantly at the battles of Bull Run (1861 and 1862), Antietam (1862), and Fredericksburg (1862). His tactical error at Gettysburg (1863) contributed to the Confederate defeat there. Stuart was mortally wounded during the Wilderness Campaign (1864).
- Stuart, James (Francis) Edward Known as "the Old Pretender.” 1688-1766. Pretender to the British throne. The son of James II, he made two unsuccessful attempts to take the throne (1708-1715). The final Jacobite rising (1745-1746), also a failure, was conducted on his behalf by his son Charles Edward Stuart.
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- proper n. A Scottish surname, a variant of Stewart.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. A royal house in Scotland and England up to the early 18th century.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
- n. a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England
- n. United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
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