House of Stewart (1371–1567)
- the Stewart era, beginning with Robert the Stewart, saw periods of royal unrest, as the powerful nobility were increasingly intractable.
House of Stuart(1567–1651)
- when the son of the Earl of Lennox, Henry, Lord Darnley, married the Queen of Scots, Mary I, their son, as the first King of the Lennox branch of the Stewart family, ruled as a Stuart.
House of Stuart (restored) (1660–1707)
- with the Restoration and James VII, the Stuarts became Kings of Scotland once more.