Reidford Genealogy
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King Robert III of Scotland [2372]
Annabella DRUMMOND [2447]
John BEAUFORT Earl of Somerset [2452]
Margaret of Holland [2730]
King James I of Scotland [2373]
Joan BEAUFORT [2451]
King James II of Scotland [2449]


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Marie VAN GELRE [2450]

King James II of Scotland [2449]

  • Born: 16 Oct 1430, Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh
  • Marriage: Marie VAN GELRE [2450]
  • Died: 1460, Roxburgh Castle aged 30

bullet  General Notes:

Crowned at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh Ruled Scotland 1437- 1460 James II (1437-1460) The coronation of James broke an ancient tradition of Kings being crowned at Scone, all previous Kings of Scotland since Kenneth MacAlpin had been crowned at Scone. During his attempts at liberating castles from England in almost constant warfare, James introduced Cannons to warfare, and during the siege of Roxburg he was killed as a cannon exploded that was under his care.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: King.


James married Marie VAN GELRE [2450], daughter of Arnold Duke of Gueldres [2453] and Unknown. (Marie VAN GELRE [2450] died in 1463.)


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