Cover of: King James VI of Scotland & I of England | Bryan Beavan Read Online

King James VI of Scotland & I of England

  • 619 Want to read
  • ·
  • 78 Currently reading

Published by Rubicon Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Biography: royalty,
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Rank & titles,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Scotland,
  • Royalty

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8474779M
ISBN 100948695447
ISBN 109780948695445

Download King James VI of Scotland & I of England


  James I was king of Scotland (as James VI) before he became king of both England and Scotland. He acceded to the English throne upon the death of the heirless Queen Elizabeth I in James’s ensuing reign was a controversial one, in part because of many political decisions that Parliament and the public found vexing: he spent lavishly, summoned Parliament only once between . King James the VI of Scotland & the I Of England Unjustly Accused? The only work of its kind available today, explores the true character of His Majesty King James VI & I, one of the greatest and most well known of all kings. While other works and most modern authors sensationalize and denigrate His Majesty with tabloid style histories /5(6). In , King James VI of Scotland published a compendium on witchcraft lore called Daemonologie. It was also published in England in when James acceded to the English throne. The book asserts James’s full belief in magic and witchcraft, and aims to both prove the existence of such forces and to lay down what sort of trial and punishment. Find books like King James, VI of Scotland, I of England from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked King James, VI of Sco.

Name: King James VI of Scotland Father: Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley Mother: Mary Queen of Scots Relation to Elizabeth II: 9th great-grandfather House of: Stuart Born: J at Edinburgh Castle Ascended to the throne: J aged 1 years Crowned: J at Church of Holy Rude, Stirling, and King of England on J at Westminster Abbey. After he only visited Scotland once, in One of James's great contributions to England was the Authorised King James's Version of the bible () which was to become the standard text.   In the s, King James VI of Scotland's fear of witchcraft began stirring up national panics, resulting in the torture and death of thousands. By . James VI and I (19 June – 27 March ) was King of Scotland as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James I. He was the first monarch to be called the king of Great ruled in Scotland as James VI from 24 July until his death and he ruled in England and Ireland from 24 March until his death.. His reign was important because it was the first time Predecessor: Mary, Queen of Scots.

James VI and I, the king who united in his person the crowns of Scotland and England, has received a censorious press. Faults -- and he was very far from faultless -- have been given maximum treatment and virtues -- which he did not lack -- have been dismissed as being on a lesser scale. Buy King James VI of Scotland, I of England First American Edition by Fraser, Antonia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). by John Butler. James I of England and VI of Scotland was born in , the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Henry, Lord had to face difficulties from his earliest years—his mother was an incompetent ruler who quarrelled with politicians and churchmen such as John Knox, and she may have been involved in the murder of her husband Darnley, himself a worthless character. John Matusiak's "James I: Scotland's King of England" provides a thorough overview of the life and reign of James Stuart. The major issues that arose in James' life are all covered, even the threat upon his life prior to birth by an alleged attempt to have his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, miscarry/5(32).