BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES IV KING SCOTLAND 1473-1513

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: STEWART

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson John "The Good" II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 17 Mar 1473 James IV King Scotland was born to James III King Scotland (21) and Margaret Oldenburg Queen Consort Scotland (16) at Stirling Castle

On 11 Jun 1488 James IV King Scotland (15) succeeded IV King Scotland: Stewart

On 19 Jun 1488 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (32) was issued a safe conduct by James IV King Scotland (15)

Around 1492 James IV King Scotland (18) natural Margaret Boyd

Around 1493 Alexander Stewart Archbishop St Andrews was born to James IV King Scotland (19) and Margaret Boyd

Around 1495 Catherine Stewart was born to James IV King Scotland (21) and Margaret Boyd

Around 1496 James IV King Scotland (22) natural Margaret Drummond (21)

Around 1497 Margaret Stewart was born to James IV King Scotland (23) and Margaret Drummond (22)

Around 1498 James IV King Scotland (24) natural Janet Kennedy (18)

Around 1499 James Stewart 1st Earl Moray was born to James IV King Scotland (25) and Janet Kennedy (19)

In 1502 James IV King Scotland (28) natural Isobel Stewart

On 25 Jan 1502 Patrick Hepburn 1st Earl Bothwell (50) stood proxy for James IV King Scotland (28) at the betrothal with Margaret Tudor

On 17 Jul 1502 Janet Stewart was born to James IV King Scotland (29) and Isobel Stewart

On 08 Aug 1503 James IV King Scotland (30) and Margaret Tudor (13) were married at Holyrood Abbey. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (60) and James Hamilton 1st Earl Arran (28) were present. [Marriage of James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor]

On 21 Feb 1507 James Stewart 1st Duke Rothesay was born to James IV King Scotland (33) and Margaret Tudor (17) at Holyrood Palace

On 15 Jul 1508 Unamed Stillborn Stewart was born to James IV King Scotland (35) and Margaret Tudor (18) at Holyrood Palace

On 20 Oct 1509 Arthur Stewart 1st Duke Rothesay was born to James IV King Scotland (36) and Margaret Tudor (19) at Holyrood Palace

On 10 Apr 1512 James V King Scotland was born to James IV King Scotland (39) and Margaret Tudor (22) at Linlithgow Palace

On Nov 1512 Unamed Stillborn Stewart was born to James IV King Scotland (39) and Margaret Tudor (22) at Holyrood Palace

On 09 Sep 1513, whilst Henry VIII was way in Europe the English army inflicted a heavy defeat on the Scots with the James IV King Scotland (40) being killed at Branxton. [Battle of Flodden]

On 09 Sep 1513 at the Battle of Flodden the Scottish army suffered heavy casualties. James IV King Scotland (40) , Alexander Stewart Archbishop St Andrews (20) , Andrew Stewart 1st Lord Avondale (43) , Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox, James Traquair (33) , Archibald Campbell 2nd Earl Argyll (64) , Robert Douglas (89) , William Douglas 6th Lord Drumlanrig, George Douglas (44) , William Douglas (42) , John Douglas 2nd Earl Morton, Alexander Elphinstone 1st Lord Elphinstone, John Erskine, William Hay 4th Earl Erroll, Thomas Hay, Adam Hepburn 2nd Earl Bothwell, George Hepburn Abbot Arbroath (59) , Adam Hepburn (56) , Thomas "Younger of Cushnie" Lumsden, John Maxwell 4th Lord Maxwell, William Murray (43) , Colin Oliphant, William Ruthven, George Seton 5th Lord Seton, Henry 03 Lord Sinclair and William Sinclair 2nd Earl Caithness (54) were killed. George Home 4th Lord Home and John Stewart 2nd Earl Atholl (38) fought.

On 30 Apr 1514 Alexander Stewart 1st Duke Ross was born to James IV King Scotland and Margaret Tudor (24) at Stirling Castle

ANCESTRY

Father: James III King Scotland (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: James II King Scotland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: James I King Scotland (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Robert III King Scotland (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert II King Scotland (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Walter Stewart

4G GrandMother: Marjory Bruce (2G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mure

4G GrandFather: Adam Mure

2G GrandMother: Anabella Drummond

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

4G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

2G GrandMother: Margaret Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandMother: Mary Egmont Queen Consort Scotland (8G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Arnold Egmont 1st Duke Guelders

1G GrandMother: Catherine Marck (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Adolph Marck I Duke Cleves (7G Grandson Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: Adolph Marck Archbishop Cologne (6G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Adolph Marck II Count Mark

4G GrandMother: Margaret Cleves (5G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Jülich

4G GrandFather: Gerhard VI Jülich

2G GrandMother: Marie Valois-Burgundy (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John "Fearless" Valois-Burgundy Duke Burgundy (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" Valois-Burgundy II Duke Burgundy (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Dampierre (9G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Wittelsbach (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Albert Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Silesia

Mother: Margaret Oldenburg Queen Consort Scotland

GrandFather: Christian I King Denmark