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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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...

James I is Crowned King of England: The Joining of Two Countries

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...

On this day 10th December, 1394 King James I of Scotland was born. He reigned from 1406-1437 and was murdered in Perth in February 1437

On this day 10th December, 1394 King James I of Scotland was born. He reigned from 1406-1437 and was murdered in Perth in February 1437

(my Annabella Drummond) Now that's a family tree leading up to James VI of Scotland (I in England). Love this story. The King of Scotland finally controlling all of Britain. However, a bittersweet victory as also the last independent King of Scots too... More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_i_vi.shtml

(my Annabella Drummond) Now that's a family tree leading up to James VI of Scotland (I in England). Love this story. The King of Scotland finally controlling all of Britain. However, a bittersweet victory as also the last independent King of Scots too... More here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_i_vi.shtml

Absolutely TRUE!!! I read the book of Maccabees once and it wasn't in no King James (white man's version  ) of the bible...KNOW YOUR HISTORY!!!

Absolutely TRUE!!! I read the book of Maccabees once and it wasn't in no King James (white man's version ) of the bible...KNOW YOUR HISTORY!!!

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…

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…

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