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Margaret Tudor
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Detail of a portrait of Queen Margaret by Daniel Mytens
Queen consort of Scots
Tenure 8 August 1503 – 9 September 1513
Born (1489-11-28)28 November 1489
Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom of England
Died 18 October 1541(1541-10-18) (aged 51)
Methven Castle, Perthshire, Kingdom of Scotland
Burial Priory of St John, Perthshire, Kingdom of Scotland
Spouse
James IV of Scotland
(m. 1503; his death 1513)

Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus
(m. 1514; div. 1527)

Henry Stewart, 1st Lord Methven
(m. 1528; her death 1541)
Issue James Stewart, Duke of Rothesay
Arthur Stewart, Duke of Rothesay
James V of Scotland
Alexander Stewart, Duke of Ross
Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Dorothea Stewart
House Tudor
Father Henry VII of England
Mother Elizabeth of York
Religion Roman Catholic

Margaret Tudor (28 November 1489 – 18 October 1541) was the wife of James IV of Scotland. She was Queen Consort of Scotland from 1503 until James IV died in 1513. After that, she was regent for their son James V. Margaret and James IV were grandparents of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Margaret was born at Westminster Palace. She was the oldest surviving daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York.

In 1514, Margaret married Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus. Margaret and Douglas were grandparents of Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. Margaret's great-grandson, King James VI of Scotland, became the king of England and Ireland after Elizabeth I of England died in 1603.

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