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James III, King of Scots

Male 1452 - 1488  (36 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James III, King of Scots was born 26 May 1452, Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland (son of James II, King of Scots and Mary of Guelders); died 11 Jun 1488, Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried , Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 31 May 1452, Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland

    Notes:

    "[P]ious and a lover of arts and letters, but avaricious and poorly served by his counselors, defeated at Sauchieburn by his rebellious lords under the Earl of Angus and Lord Home and stabbed to death after a fall from his horse." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    James married Margaret of Denmark 13 Jul 1469, Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Margaret (daughter of Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden and Dorothea of Brandenburg) was born 23 Jun 1456; died 14 Jul 1486, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried , Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. James IV, King of Scots was born 17 Mar 1473, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died 9 Sep 1513, Flodden Field, Northumberland, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James II, King of Scots was born 16 Oct 1430, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (son of James I, King of Scots and Joan Beaufort); died 3 Aug 1460, Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried , Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    Killed at the siege of Roxburgh Castle when one of the large cannons he had imported from Flanders, nicknamed "The Lion," exploded next to him.

    "[V]igorous and successful in his personal reign, popular with the people but not with the great nobles, suppressed the Black Douglas." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    James married Mary of Guelders 3 Jul 1449, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Mary (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve) was born 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried , Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary of Guelders was born 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve); died 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried , Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[P]rudent and energetic, regent for her son King James III." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).] Also called Marie van Egmond.

    Children:
    1. 1. James III, King of Scots was born 26 May 1452, Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died 11 Jun 1488, Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried , Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James I, King of Scots was born 1394, Dumferline, Fife, Scotland (son of Robert III, King of Scots and Annabella Drummond); died 21 Feb 1437, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[I]n captivity in England nineteen years, stern, severe but just, strengthened the Crown against the nobility and attempted to reform the Church and to establish the king's law throughout the country, skilled in music and poetry, murdered by rebels who sought to displace his line with that of the descendants of Robert II by his second wife." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    James married Joan Beaufort 12 Feb 1424, Southwark, Surrey, England. Joan (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand) died 15 Jul 1445, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Joan Beaufort (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand); died 15 Jul 1445, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[S]trong-minded, intelligent, and bloody avenger of her first husband King James I, briefly regent." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 2. James II, King of Scots was born 16 Oct 1430, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died 3 Aug 1460, Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried , Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

  3. 6.  Arnold van Egmond was born Aft 17 Jul 1410 (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel); died 23 Feb 1473, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Duke of Guelders. In Palestine 1450-52. "[A]n ineffectual ruler, his son Adolf carried on a long conflict with him and forced his abdication in 1465/6, he then sold his rights in Guelders to Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy in December 1472." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Arnold married Katherina of Kleve 26 Jan 1430, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Katherina (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy) was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Katherina of Kleve was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy); died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    "[F]orced into a political marriage at the age of thirteen, she grew to intensely dislike her husband, and after bearing him six children, left him in 1440 when aged twenty-three, later collaborated with her son against her husband, a patron of the arts, she commissioned a magnificent Book of Hours." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 3. Mary of Guelders was born 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried , Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Robert III, King of Scots was born Abt 1336 (son of Robert II, King of Scots and Elizabeth More); died 4 Apr 1406, Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland; was buried , Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[N]amed John at birth, Earl of Carrick and Steward of Scotland prior to his accession, called 'Robert John Fernyear,' legitimated by papal dispensation, declared heir to the Crown by Parliament 27 Mar 1371, dignified and courteous but lame and infirm, considered by the three estates unable to govern or to control transgressors, he delegated power in January 1399 to his son and brother." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Robert married Annabella Drummond Bef 3 May 1367. Annabella (daughter of John Drummond and Mary Montfichet) was born Abt 1350; died 1401, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried , Dumferline, Fife, Scotland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Annabella Drummond was born Abt 1350 (daughter of John Drummond and Mary Montfichet); died 1401, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried , Dumferline, Fife, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[A]n able and resolute woman, corresponded with King Richard II of England, presided in 1398 over a great tournament at Edinburgh." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 4. James I, King of Scots was born 1394, Dumferline, Fife, Scotland; died 21 Feb 1437, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    2. Mary Stewart

  3. 10.  John Beaufort was born Abt 1371 (son of John of Gaunt and Catherine de Roet); died 16 Mar 1410, Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.

    Notes:

    1st Earl of Somerset. "[A] crusader, created Earl 1396/7 the day following his legitimation, a Lord appellant against the Duke of Gloucester, Admiral of the Fleet, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports, Chamberlain and Constable of England, Captain of Calais, etc., in favor with King Henry IV, received the forfeited estates of Owen Glendower." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    John married Margaret Holand Bef 28 Sep 1397. Margaret (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan) died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Margaret Holand (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan); died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    Children:
    1. John Beaufort was born 1403; died 27 May 1444, Winborne, Dorset, England.
    2. Edmund Beaufort died 22 May 1455.
    3. 5. Joan Beaufort died 15 Jul 1445, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

  5. 12.  Jan II was born Abt 1385 (son of Arend and Jolanthe); died 4 Jan 1451; was buried , Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

    Notes:

    Lord of Egmond and Leerdam. "[E]nemy of Count Willem VI of Holland and his daughter Jacoba, regent for his son in Guelders in 1423." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Jan married Maria van Arkel 24 Jun 1409. Maria (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich) died 19 Jul 1415. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Maria van Arkel (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich); died 19 Jul 1415.

    Notes:

    Heiress of Guelders.

    Children:
    1. 6. Arnold van Egmond was born Aft 17 Jul 1410; died 23 Feb 1473, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

  7. 14.  Adolf I was born 26 Dec 1373, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (son of Adolf III and Margarete of Ravensberg); died 23 Sep 1448, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Wesel, Westphalia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Kleve (Cleves). "[A] public-spirited ruler who simplified the legal system, insured the maintenance of dikes and drains throughout his lands, raised to Duke by the emperor Sigmund, preserved the independence of his duchy from the ambitions of his powerful neighbor Dietrich von Mörs, Archbishop of Cologne, strengthened by his Burgundian connections." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Adolf married Marie of Burgundy 12 Jul 1406, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France. Marie (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria) was born Jan 1394; died 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Bruges, Belgium. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Marie of Burgundy was born Jan 1394 (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria); died 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Bruges, Belgium.

    Notes:

    "[B]rought with her an enormous treasure in metalwork and precious fabrics as well as crucial political ties." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 7. Katherina of Kleve was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.