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 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.
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.
On this day 28th May 1503 James IV and Margaret Tudor were married by Pope Alexander VI. A 'Treaty of Everlasting Peace' between Scotland and England was signed on that occasion. The everlasting peace lasted just ten years.
Margaret of Scotland (French: Marguerite d'Écosse) (25 December 1424 – 16 August 1445) was a Princess of Scotland and the Dauphine of France. She was the firstborn child of King James I of Scotland and Queen Joan Beaufort.
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.