James I of England & VI of Scotland, he was the successor to the English throne when his cousin several-times-removed Queen Elizabeth I died. He is best known for his sponsorship of the King James Bible.
King James I (1603 - 1625) was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband Lord Darnley. He was descended from Robert the Bruce, and the English Tudors through his great grandmother Margaret Tudor sister of Henry VIII. His mother remarried , but in 1567 was forced to renounce the throne of Scotland and James became King Jame VI...When Elizabeth I died in 1603 James was crowned King James I of England the first King of the combined crowns of England and Scotland.
James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the English and Scottish crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death. The kingdoms of England and Scotland were individual sovereign states, with their own parliaments, judiciary, and laws, though both were ruled by James in personal union...
King James VI of Scotland (1566-1625) became King of England, first of the Stuart dynasty, after the death of Elizabeth I. He brought a new, more autocratic, style of government and was a believer in the Divine Right of Kings - the idea that monarchs were answerable only to God. These ideas were inherited by his son, Charles I, and put the monarchy on a collision course with the English Parliament.
Lord Henry Stewart Darnley, King Consort to Mary, Queen of Scots ~ extraordinarily handsome and charming. Unfortunately, he was lazy, ambitious, immature, arrogant and liked to party. After Darnley murdered Mary's secretary and friend before the horrified eyes of his pregnant wife, Mary is believed to have eventually ordered Darnley's assassination under cover of an explosion so huge, it rocked nearby Edinburgh. They were the parents of King James I of England, successor to Queen Elizabeth…
MARGARET TUDOR, QUEEN OF SCOTLAND, eldest daughter of Henry VII, king of England, by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV, was born at Westminster on the 29th of November 1489. She married James IV of Scotland on the 8th of August 1503. Through her, the throne of England passed to the Stuarts.
In 1604, King James 1st appointed about 50 scholars and linguists to translate and complete a new version of the Bible into English. I t was completed in 1611 and soon became the standard Bible for English-speaking Protestants.