(Henry Stewart or Stuart) 1545-67; 2d husband of Mary, Queen of Scots: father of James I
, Lord. Title of Henry Stew·art or Stu·art 1545–1567.
Scottish nobleman and second husband (1565–1567) of Mary Queen of Scots. He and a group of nobles killed David Rizzio, Mary's personal secretary, in 1566, and the following year Darnley was himself murdered, possibly at the urging of the Earl of Bothwell, who became Mary's third husband.
oil on panel portrait attributed to Adrian Vanson (1570?–1610?)