James IV of Scotland

King of Scotland (1473-1513)

James IV (17 March 1473 – 9 September 1513) was King of Scotland from 1488 through 1513. He was an effective ruler and popular king unlike his unpopular father James III of Scotland.

James IV
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King of Scotland
Reign11 June 1488 – 9 September 1513
Coronation24 June 1488
PredecessorJames III
SuccessorJames V
Born17 March 1473
Stirling Castle, Scotland
Died9 September 1513(1513-09-09) (aged 40)
Branxton, Northumberland, England
Spouse
Margaret Tudor (m. 1503)
Issue
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James V of Scotland
HouseStewart
FatherJames III of Scotland
MotherMargaret of Denmark
ReligionRoman Catholic

DeathEdit

He was killed in battle at the Battle of Flodden on 9th September 1513 and was replaced by his 17 month old son James V of Scotland.

FamilyEdit

Some of James' relatives were:

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