STEWART, James I King of Scots 1 2
- Born: About 25 July 1394 1 2
- Marriage (1): DE BEAUFORT, Joan before 28 March 1423(1424) in England 1
- Died: 21 February 1436(1437, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland 1
Cause of his death was assassination.1
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James married Joan DE BEAUFORT, daughter of John DE BEAUFORT 1st Earl of Somerset and Margaret HOLLAND, before 28 March 1423(1424) in England.1 (Joan DE BEAUFORT was born about 1397, died on 15 July 1445 in Dunbar Castle, East Lothian, Scotland 1 and was buried on 24 November 1445 in Charterhouse, Perth, Scotland 1.)
"James I., third but only surviving son of Robert III., was born at Dunfermline in December 1394. He was captured at sea by the English on 4 April 1406 on his way to France, and was retained a prisoner till 28 March 1424. Shortly before his release he married Joan, daughter of John Beaufort, first Earl of Somerset. He was crowned at Scone 21 May 1424, and reigned till 21 February 1436-7, when he was assassinated at Perth through the agency of his uncle Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl."
fro Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1