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James III, King of Scots

Male 1452 - 1488  (36 years)


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  • Name James III  
    Suffix King of Scots 
    Born 26 May 1452  Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 31 May 1452  Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Jun 1488  Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I20894  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2018 

    Father James II, King of Scots,   b. 16 Oct 1430, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1460, Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Mother Mary of Guelders,   b. 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1449  Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F12443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret of Denmark,   b. 23 Jun 1456,   d. 14 Jul 1486, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1469  Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. James IV, King of Scots,   b. 17 Mar 1473, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1513, Flodden Field, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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).]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.