JAMES V., King of Scotland, son of James IV. and his Queen Margaret Tudor, was born at Linlithgow on the 10th of April 1512, and became king when his father was killed at Flodden in 1513, and Mary of Guise or Mary of Lorraine] (1515-1560), daughter of Claude, Duke of Guise, and widow of Louis of Orleans, Duke of Longueville. Parents of Mary, Queen of Scots.
James V (1512 - 1542). King of Scotland from 1513 to his death in 1542. He did not tolerate Protestantism in his court, and persecuted those who followed the new faith. He married twice and had one surviving daughter with his second wife.
James V, King of Scotland James V, father of Mary Queen of Scots, was the only surviving son of James IV and Margaret Tudor and was born on or around 10th April, 1512 at the Palace of Linlithgow in West Lothian. He became King in 1513 at 17 months old on the death of his father in battle against the English on Flodden field.
Mary, Queen of Scots was born in December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace, the only child of James V of Scotland and his wife, Mary of Guise. When she was six days old her father died and she became queen. Her mother acted as regent in her stead. At just five years of age Mary was betrothed to Henry VIII's son, Edward. But her Catholic guardians were opposed to the match and took the young Mary to Stirling Castle, breaking the agreement. Henry ordered a series of savage raids into Scotland
Stirling Castle, Scotland. Built right on top an extinct volcano, a castle has stood there since roman times. as a wedding present from King James V of Scotland to his wife, drastic remodeling was done. Sadly, she died shortly after the wedding, but he marched on and handed it to his next, more famous wife, Mary of Guise, the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots.
James IV (1473 - 1513). King of Scotland from 1488 to his death in 1513. He is regarded as the most successful of the Stewart monarchs. He was last monarch of Scotland to be killed in battle. He died in the Battle of Flodden Field when he tried to invade England. He married Margaret Tudor and had four sons.