James V of Scotland is 'erected' King, aged twelve (49 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In Edinburgh, James V of Scotland is 'erected' king at the age of 12. By this ceremony, his minority is deemed to be over, dispensing with the need for a regent. This is a triumph for the pro-English party under the Queen Mother Margaret Tudor and the Earl of Arran.

Citation:
Editors. "James V of Scotland is 'erected' King, aged twelve". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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