Her father, james v, had died when she was only a few days old, and she had been crowned nine months later.
Knox knew that every year since the death of james v had added converts, ever increasing in number, to the new faith.
Woodcut of the arms of Scotland and dedicatory verses from the printer to james v on verso of title.
Small also records a song composed on james v dubbing a Tinker a knight.
He was regent of Scotland during the minority of james v (1515-23).