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STEWART, John [ruled as Robert III] King of Scots
DRUMMOND, Annabella Queen of Scots
(Between 1349/1354-1401)
DE BEAUFORT, John 1st Earl of Somerset
(About 1373-)
HOLLAND, Margaret
(About 1385-)
STEWART, James I King of Scots
(About 1394-1436)
(About 1397-1445)
STEWART, James II King of Scots


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STEWART, James II King of Scots 1

  • Born: 16 October 1430 1
  • Marriage (1): DE GUELDRES, Marie on 3 July 1449 1
  • Died: 3 August 1460, siege of Roxburgh Castle, Scotland 1

   Cause of his death was accidental bursting of a cannon.1

   User ID: K186.

James married Marie DE GUELDRES, daughter of Arnold Duke of Gueldres and Unknown, on 3 July 1449.1 (Marie DE GUELDRES was born about 1434, died on 1 December 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 1 and was buried in 1463 in Church of the Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, Scotland 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"James II., known as 'James of the Fiery Face,' from a red birth-mark on his cheek, was born 16 October 1430; crowned at Holyrood 25 March 1437, married 3 July 1449, Marie, only daughter of Arnold Duke of Gueldres. King James II. was killed at the siege of Roxburgh Castle on 3 August 1460, by the accidental bursting of a cannon, leaving by his queen, who died in Edinburgh 1 December 1463, and was buried there in the Church of the Holy Trinity, four sons and two daughters"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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