30/01/2020 · Margaret and James' only surviving child, James V, was the heir to the Scottish throne. In 1525, she made her move. While Stewart was away, she played kingmaker, having her son instated as reigning king. A power struggle with her husband, Douglas ensued, but the shrewd Margaret won. She died in 1542.
James VI of Scotland becomes King James I of England, Scotland, and Ireland after the death of Elizabeth I uniting the thrones of Scotland and England. 1603: The Millenary Petition is presented to James I. It expresses Puritan desires for reforms to the Church of England. 1603: Plot against James to set his cousin Arabella Stuart on the throne.
After the crisis of 1482, the couple lived apart: James III lived in Edinburgh, while queen Margaret preferred to live in Stirling with her children. Death. Margaret died at Stirling Castle on 14 July 1486 after falling ill, and was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey. Her husband, James III, was interred with her after his death in 1488.
Margaret has been one of the most Christian and royal of female names—attached to the patron saint of women in childbirth and to various queens and princesses in England, Scandinavia, Austria, and the Netherlands, and to the first female prime minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher.