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... Charles Stuart, 5th Earl of Lennox (1555–1576) was the second son of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and of Margaret Douglas, daughter of Margaret Tudor ... At the time of his father's death in 1571, the earl was acting as regent for the boy king James VI of Scotland and the earldom passed to the Crown ... However, shortly afterwards the title of Earl of Lennox was bestowed on Charles ...
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