James IV of Scotland

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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
Margaret Tudor (m. 1503)
James V of Scotland
FatherJames III of Scotland
MotherMargaret of Denmark
ReligionRoman Catholic

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.

Death[change | change source]

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.

Family[change | change source]

Some of James' relatives were:

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