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James III (1452–1488), king of Scots

Norman Macdougall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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James III (1452–1488), king of Scots, was the son of James II (1430–1460) and Mary of Gueldres (d. 1463); he was born at St Andrews Castle towards the end of May 1452.

Reference Entry.  5004 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Scottish History

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