James III
King of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth Realms
Reign 6 February 1977 – present
Coronation 6 February 1992
Predecessor Richard IV
Heiress apparent Sophia, Princess Royal
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Spouse Maria, Duchess of Edinburgh (m. 1998)


Full name
James Richard Edward Michael
House House of Harrison
Father Richard IV
Mother Charlene, Duchess of Oxford
Born 6 February 1977 (age 36)

St Mary's Hospital, England

Religion Church of England
Church of England

James III (James Richard Edward Michael; born 6 February 1977) is the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms. He became king upon birth due to his father Richard IV being forced to abdicate due to serious health problems, his father recovered. James became the first monarch of the United Kingdom not to be born St. James' Palace but followed tradition and married at the Palace in 1998. James celebrated in Silver Jubilee in 2002. 

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