The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Archbishop of Glasgow and St. Andrews, uncle of the preceding, a prominent figure in the reign of James V.; was partial to affiliation with France, and a persecutor of the Reformers; d . 1539.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Beaton, James'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/beaton-james.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.