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The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

Entries: 46457    Updated: 2015-06-11 05:23:07 UTC (Thu)    Owner: Jim Weber

  • ID: I19356
  • Name: James II Stewart King of SCOTLAND 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 OCT 1430 in Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland 1
  • Death: 3 AUG 1460 in Killed at Seige of Roxburgh Castle, Roxburghshire, Scotland 1
  • Event: Ruled 1437-1460
  • Note:
    James II; born 16 Oct 1430; married 3 July 1449 Mary (died 1 Dec 1463), daughter of Arnold, Duke of Gueldres, and was killed by the bursting of one of his own cannon while besieging the English in Roxburgh Castle 3 Aug 1460. [Burke's Peerage]

    James II built Ravenscraig Castle between March 1460 and 1464 (posthumously).


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    Father: James I Stewart King of SCOTLAND b: DEC 1394 in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
    Mother: Joan BEAUFORT b: ABT 1408 in Westminster, Middlesex, England

    Marriage 1 Marie of GUELDRES b: ABT 1432 in Grave, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
    • Married: 3 JUL 1449 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Mary STEWART , Princess of Scotland b: BEF 16 MAY 1452 in Stirling Castle, Stirlingshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 252-35
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1990