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TUDOR, Henry VII King of England
Elizabeth Princess of York, Queen Consort
TUDOR, Margaret


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1. STEWART, James IV King of Scots

2. DOUGLAS, Archibald 6th Earl of Angus
3. STEWART, Henry Lord Methven

TUDOR, Margaret 1

  • Born: 29 November 1489, London, England 3
  • Marriage (1): STEWART, James IV King of Scots 28 July 1500(dispensation) married 8 August 1503 1
  • Marriage (2): DOUGLAS, Archibald 6th Earl of Angus in August 1514 in Kinnoull, Perhshire, Scotland 1
  • Marriage (3): STEWART, Henry Lord Methven in 1528 1 2
  • Died: 18 October 1541, Methven, Perthshire, Scotland 3
  • Buried: 1541, Carthusian monastery, Perth, Scotland 1

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Margaret married James IV STEWART King of Scots, son of James III STEWART King of Scots and Margaret, 28 July 1500(dispensation) married 8 August 1503.1 (James IV STEWART King of Scots was born 17 March 1472(1473) 1 and died on 9 September 1513 in Battle of Flodden Field, Northumberland, England 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"James IV. 'of the Iron Belt' was born on March 17, 1472-3. He had taken part in the war of the rebel lords against his fatlier King James III., and after the murder of the latter was crowned at Scone in June 1488. In his reign the See of Glasgow was made an Archbishopric, and the University of Aberdeen founded. He was killed at the Battle of Flodden, 9 September 1513. He married (dispensation by Pope Alexander VI., Rome, 28 July 1500) Margaret Tudor, eldest daughter of Henry VII., King of England and sister of Henry VIII., at the Abbey Church of Holyrood, 8 August 1503, and by her had issue"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1

Margaret next married Archibald DOUGLAS 6th Earl of Angus, son of George DOUGLAS Master of Angus and Elizabeth DRUMMOND, in August 1514 in Kinnoull, Perhshire, Scotland.1 The marriage ended in divorced march 1526. (Archibald DOUGLAS 6th Earl of Angus was born about 1489, died on 22 January 1557 in Tantallon Castle, Scotland 1 and was buried in 1557 in Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland 1.). The cause of his death was attack of erysipelas.

  Marriage Notes:

"Queen Margaret Tudor was married secondly, at the Chapel of Kinnoull in August 1514, to Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, by whom she had a daughter. She obtained a divorce from him in March 1526, on the ground of an alleged pre-contract" (page 21)

"Soon after his accession to the earldom he (Archibald Douglas) married Margaret Tudor, widow of King James IV., a union infelicitous to the parties chiefly concerned, and also for a time to Scotland, as Angus and his wife became the centre of a series of intrigues for possession of the young princes, and for the government of Scotland." (page 190)

"His second wife was Queen Margaret Tudor, who divorced him, the final sentence being pronounced on 11 March 1528." (page 192)

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1

Margaret next married Henry STEWART Lord Methven, son of Andrew STEWART Lord Avondale (2nd creation) and Margaret KENNEDY, in 1528.1 2 (Henry STEWART Lord Methven was born about 1502 and died after 10 October 1551 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Queen Margaret Tudor was married ... thirdly to Henry Stewart, created Lord Methven 17 July 1528, a younger son of Andrew, second Lord Avandale"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)

"The Queen obtained a divorce from Angus, at Rome, 11 March 1527-28, and shortly after 23 March 1527-28, at which date the news had not arrived, but before 2 April 1528, married Henry Stewart ...

... The Queen later, in 1537, obtained a dissolution of her marriage with him also, on the ground that he was within the fourth and fourth degrees of consanguinity to the Earl of Angus, her second husband, and wished to marry again, but her son James V. prevented this scandal ... "

from Scots Peerage (vol 6) 1 2


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 6 (1909).

3 Internet Site,

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