Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland

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Margaret of Denmark
Margaret depicted in the Trinity Altarpiece by Hugo van der Goes, c. 1480
Queen consort of Scotland
TenureJuly 1469 – 14 July 1486
Born23 June 1456
Copenhagen Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died14 July 1486(1486-07-14) (aged 30)
Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland
IssueJames IV of Scotland
James, Duke of Ross
John, Earl of Mar
FatherChristian I of Denmark
MotherDorothea of Brandenburg
ReligionRoman Catholic

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Modern grave of Queen Margaret at Cambuskenneth Abbey

Margaret of Denmark (23 June 1456 – 14 July 1486) was Queen of Scotland from 1469 to 1486 by marriage to King James III. She was the daughter of Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and Dorothea of Brandenburg.