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James III Stewart King of ScotlandAge: 35 years14521488

Name
James III Stewart King of Scotland
Birth-Alt May 1452 (Age )

Birth July 10, 1452 21 19
Death of a fatherJames II Stewart King of Scotland
August 3, 1460 (Age 8 years)
Note: killed by a bursting piece of ordnance
Crowned August 10, 1460 (Age 8 years)
Note: King of Scotland
Death of a motherMarie von Geldern
November 16, 1463 (Age 11 years)

Marr-AltMargaret Oldenburg Princess of DenmarkView this family
July 10, 1469 (Age 17 years)

MarriageMargaret Oldenburg Princess of DenmarkView this family
July 13, 1469 (Age 17 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherArnold von Geldern
February 24, 1473 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a son
#1
James IV Stewart King of Scotland
March 17, 1473 (Age 20 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherKatherine von Kleve
February 10, 1479 (Age 26 years)

Death of a wifeMargaret Oldenburg Princess of Denmark
July 14, 1486 (Age 34 years)
Death of a sisterMary Stewart Princess of Scotland
about May 1488 (Age 35 years)

Mil-Fought June 11, 1488 (on the date of death)

Note: Battle of Sauchieburn
Event
James III /of Scotland/

Event
/of Rothesay/

Death June 11, 1488 (Age 35 years)
Note: assassinated
Burial
Title
King

Title
Duke

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 3, 1449Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Scotland
3 years
elder sister
2 months
himself
Family with Margaret Oldenburg Princess of Denmark - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 13, 1469
4 years
son

Crowned
King of Scotland
Mil-Fought
Battle of Sauchieburn
Death
assassinated
Note
He was kidnapped on 9th July, 1460 by Sir Alexander Boyd. and in 1479, he ordered the murder of one of his brothers and exiled the other on grounds that they were suspected of plotting against their brother, the king. On the 22nd July, 1482, he was unseated by his own nobles under the leadership of his uncle, the Earl of Atholl. Internal divisions among his enemies eventually allowed him to regain control. The kings brother, the Duke of Albany, was again forced into exile. James II was finally defeated and killed after a battle at Sauchieburn, near Stirling, under the nominal command of his son, the Duke of Rothesay. His wife Margaret was the daughter of King Christian I of Denmark and Norway, the dowry being the Orkneys, Shetlands and Western Isles. Succeeded by his son as James IV