This Day in British History

Historical trivia, births, deaths, events, kings, queens, and all of the peculiar quirkiness that makes British history so much fun!

14 December, 1542

James V of Scotland dies

James's death at Falkland meant that his infant daughter Mary was named Queen of Scots


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