|Died||20 February 1437||Buried At|
|Father||Robert (III, King of Scotland 1390-1406)||Mother||Drummond, Annabella|
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James (I, King of Scotland 1406-1437) (b.1394 - d.1437)
+Beaufort, Joan =Margaret (Stewart) ( - d.1445) | +Louis (XI, King of France 1461-1483) =Isabella (Stewart) ( - d.1494) =Eleanor (Stewart) ( - d.1480) =James (II, King of Scotland 1437-1460) | +Mary (of Guelders) (b.1433 - d.1463) | =James (III, King of Scotland 1460-1488) ( - d.1488) | +Margaret (of Denmark) (b.1456 - d.1486) | =James (IV King of Scotland 1488-1513) (b.1473 - d.1513) =Joan (Stewart) ( - d.1480)
Robert III of Scotland had fled from the Duke of Albany to Rothesay Castle and had attempted to send his son James to France. English pirates intercepted James and he was sent to London and imprisoned.
With the death of Robert III, King of the Scots, James I became the new King of Scotland but as he was imprisoned by the English, his uncle Robert, Duke of Albany, acted as Regent until the release of James in 1424.
Robert III, King of Scotland died at Rothesay Castle. His son James, although the rightful heir to the Scottish throne, was not crowned until 1424.
Treaty allowing James I, of Scotland to be freed from his prison where he had been for eighteen years and return to Scotland and become King.
At the Treaty of Durham, James I of Scotland was released from his captivity allowing him to return to Scotland and claim the throne. Note: This appears to be the second treaty allowing his release, so need to understand why there were two,
James I, King of Scotland was crowned at Scone Abbey.
After the death of his father, James II became the King of the Scots.
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