Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots

Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots

Queen Consort
Born 1404

Joan Beaufort was the Queen Consort of Scotland from 1424 to 1437 as the spouse of King James I of Scotland. During part of the minority of her son James II (from 1437 to 1439), she served as the Regent of Scotland.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots.


1404 Birth Born in 1404.


1424 20 Years Old On 2 February 1424 at Southwark Priory (now Southwark Cathedral), Joan married James I. … Read More


1437 33 Years Old After James I was assassinated at the Dominican Friary in Perth in 1437, Joan took over the regency for her son: she had also been a target of assassination along with her husband, but escaped, injured, from the place where it happened. … Read More
On 21 September 1439, she married Stewart after obtaining a papal dispensation for both consanguinity and affinity. … Read More


1445 42 Years Old She died in 1445 and was buried alongside her husband in the Carthusian Priory at Perth, which he had founded. … Read More
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