Reidford Genealogy
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King James III of Scotland [2454]
Princess Margaret of Denmark [2455]
King Henry VII of England [2459]
Elizabeth of YORK [2732]
King James IV of Scotland [2457]
Margaret TUDOR [2458]
King James V of Scotland [2460]


Family Links

1. Lady Margaret ERSKINE [2735]

2. Princess Madeline of France [2461]
3. Mary GUISE of Lorraine [2463]

King James V of Scotland [2460]

  • Born: 10 Apr 1512, Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian
  • Marriage (1): Lady Margaret ERSKINE [2735]
  • Marriage (2): Princess Madeline of France [2461]
  • Marriage (3): Mary GUISE of Lorraine [2463] in 1539
  • Died: 14 Dec 1542, Falkland Palace, Fife aged 30
  • Buried: Holy Rood Abbey, Edinburgh

bullet  General Notes:

Ruled Scotland 1513 -1542 James V. of Scotland, succeeded, in 1513, on the death of his father, James IV., though only eighteen months old. At the age of 17 he assumed the government, and assisted Francis I of France against Charles V., for which the former gave him his daughter Margaret in marriage. On her decease he married, in 1539, Mary of Lorraine, daughter of Claude, Duke of Guise. James died in 1542, leaving his crown to Mary Stuart, his infant daughter, then only eight days old. A splendid portrait group of James V. and his second queen was lent by the Duke of Devonshire to the National Portrait Exhibition (1866).


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: King.


James married Lady Margaret ERSKINE [2735].


James next married Princess Madeline of France [2461], daughter of King Francis I of France [2462] and Unknown.


James next married Mary GUISE of Lorraine [2463], daughter of Duke Claude of Guise [2464] and Unknown, in 1539. (Mary GUISE of Lorraine [2463] was born in 1515, died on 11 Jun 1560 in Ediinburgh Castle and was buried in Mar 1561 in Benedictine Abbey of St. Pierre, Rheims, France.)


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