John Ireland was educated in St. Andrews in the east of Scotland , but had to go abroad
To gain his degree. He chose Paris and earned a Doctor of theology degree. John was well
Known in the city and actually was used on several occasions by Louis XI for diplomatic
Missions. He was well known also for being a good Theologian, writer, and diplomat
He was to become a private Chaplain to two famous Scottish Kings, firstly James III then James IV.