Scottish Kings and Queens

Discover Scotland's fascinating monarchs with our features on Scottish kings and queens including Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and King James VI.

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On 24 March 1603, King James VI of Scotland also became King James I of England, on the death of Queen Elizabeth I ...

24/03/2019

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King James IV of Scotland was born on 17 March 1473.

17/03/2019

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In the first of a new series, Ann Galliard shares new research on the artistic life of Princess Louise ...

04/03/2019

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King Robert II, the first monarch of the House of Stewart, was born on 2 March 1316.

02/03/2019

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King David II died at Edinburgh Castle on 22 February 1371, at the age of 46.

22/02/2019

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Mary Queen of Scots was executed at Fotheringay Castle on 8 February 1587, after almost twenty years in captivity. ...

08/02/2019

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Queen Anne, the last of the Stuart monarchs, was born on 6 February 1665, at St James's Palace in London.

06/02/2019

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King Charles I was executed for high treason against the kingdom on 30 January 1649.

30/01/2019

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A new video from VisitScotland highlights the filming locations for the new Focus Features movie Mary Queen of ...

28/01/2019

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James Stewart, Earl of Moray, regent for James VI, was assassinated by a firearm on 23 January 1570. ...

23/01/2019

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Dr Amy Hayes explores the life of Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III, mother of James IV and possibly the most ...

23/01/2019

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The new Mary Queen of Scots film, released in the UK on 18 January, was filmed at several locations in Scotland, ...

11/01/2019

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