Featured Destination

May 2019: The North Cornwall Coast

For those who have decided for whatever reason green conscience, the dreaded credit crunch, or maybe simple curiosity to holiday in Britain this ...More
More Uk destinations

James III
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Stirling, Stirlingshire
Born on 10th of July 1451
Died on 11th of June 1488

Born 1451. Died 1488 - King of Scotland.

Eldest son of James II whom he succeeded in 1460 at the age of eight. Was an unpopular and ineffective monarch. Attempts to bring about a reconciliation with England proved unpopular. Favoured particular noble families which led to an army being raised against him. Led to rebellion and the Battle of Sauchieburn where he was defeated and killed.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to James III?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3895 views since 18th July 2007

Brit Quote:
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men. - Charles Darwin
More Quotes

On this day:
The Hundred Years War begins - 1337, Ashmolean Museum Opens - 1683, Westminster Bridge Opens - 1862
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages