Your family has strong links to England and the rest of Europe. Your father secured influential marriages for his children. Your sister Margaret was betrothed to Louis, the heir to the French throne at the age of four years.
After your father's death, his counsellors arranged marriages to the Duke of Brittainy, the Duke of Austria and the heir to the Lord of Veere in the Low Countries. Good relations with these countries encourages trade. Scottish merchants are well received.