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Margaret Tudor

1489 - 1541

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Margaret Tudor (28 November 1489 – 18 October 1541) was Queen of Scotland from 1503 until 1513 by marriage to King James IV. She then served as regent of Scotland during her son's minority, and successfully fought to extend her regency. Margaret was the eldest daughter and second child of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and the elder sister of King Henry VIII of England. Margaret married James IV at the age of 13, in accordance with the Treaty of Perpetual Peace between England and Scotland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Tudor has received more than 6,652,299 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Margaret Tudor is the 62nd most popular companion (up from 75th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 273rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Companion.

Margaret Tudor was the sister of King Henry VIII and the daughter of King Henry VII. She was born in 1489, and was married to James IV of Scotland in 1503. Margaret Tudor is most famous for being the mother of James V of Scotland, who was born in 1512.

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Among companions, Margaret Tudor ranks 62 out of 673Before her are Isabella of France, Sita, Zayd ibn Harithah, Claude of France, Isabella of Portugal, and Tiye. After her are Maria Feodorovna, Antinous, Poppaea Sabina, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Sepp Dietrich.

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Among people born in 1489, Margaret Tudor ranks 3Before her are Thomas Müntzer and Antonio da Correggio. After her are Charles, Duke of Vendôme, Thomas Cranmer, William Farel, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Charles IV, Duke of Alençon, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Fernando d'Ávalos, and Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1541, Margaret Tudor ranks 3Before her are Paracelsus and Francisco Pizarro. After her are Johann Georg Faust, Pedro de Alvarado, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Francysk Skaryna, Gazi Husrev-beg, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Jean Clouet, Bernard van Orley, and Thomas Culpeper.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Tudor ranks 222 out of 7,765Before her are John Wycliffe (1324), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), Henry Morton Stanley (1841), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Henry Morgan (1635), and Harold Godwinson (1022). After her are James V of Scotland (1512), Julie Andrews (1935), John Deacon (1951), Jane Birkin (1946), Laurence Olivier (1907), and Thomas Henry Huxley (1825).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Margaret Tudor ranks 11Before her are Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Mary Boleyn (1499), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846). After her are Mary of Teck (1867), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), Mordred (null), Anne Hathaway (1556), Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863).