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  James I, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The son of Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots, James succeeded to the Scottish throne on the forced abdication of his mother.
James considered an alliance with his mother’s French relatives, the Guise, but in 1586, to improve his prospects of succeeding to the English throne, he allied himself with Elizabeth I. This caused a break with his mother’s party, and he accepted her execution in 1587 calmly.
James, by clever politics and armed force, succeeded in subduing the feudal Scottish baronage, in establishing royal authority, and in asserting the superiority of the state over the Presbyterian Church.
www.bartleby.com /65/ja/James1Eng.html   (988 words)

  William James - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was appointed instructor in physiology for the spring 1873 term, instructor in anatomy and physiology in 1873, assistant professor of psychology in 1876, assistant professor of philosophy in 1881, full professor in 1885, endowed chair in psychology in 1889, return to philosophy in 1897, and emeritus professor of philosophy in 1907.
James studied medicine, physiology, and biology, and began to teach in those subjects, but was drawn to the scientific study of the human mind at a time when psychology was constituting itself as a science.
James is one of the two namesakes of the James-Lange theory of emotion, which he formulated independently of Carl Lange in the 1880s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_James   (3179 words)

 Famous Scots - King James I
After the death of King Henry V of England in 1422, James was eventually released under the Treaty of London for a sizeable ransom and after a marriage had been arranged, on 12 February, 1424, to Jane Beaufort, daughter of the duke of Somerset.
James then set about establishing his rule - the Regent Murdoch and his two sons were beheaded and the Lord of the Isles was imprisoned for a spell.
James was keen on renewing the "Auld Alliance" with France but his attempts to dominate the nobility resulted in a conspiracy by them and he was murdered in Perth on 20 February, 1437.
www.rampantscotland.com /famous/blfamjames1.htm   (360 words)

 ::James I::
James was proclaimed king of Scotland in 1567 — aged 1 — after the enforced abdication of his mother, Mary, Queen of Scots.
James was the great-grandson of Margaret, the sister of Henry VIII.
James had publicly stated that if the explosion had succeeded, he would have died with the “most honourable and best company and in that most honourable and fittest place for a king to be in.” The 1606 Parliamentary session voted James three subsidies in direct taxation.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /james_1.htm   (4045 words)

 James - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James V of Scotland (1512–1542) was king of Scotland from 1513 to 1542
James I of England (James VI of Scotland) (1566–1625) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland, and was the first Sovereign to reign in the three realms simultaneously
James I of Aragon (1208–1276), surnamed the Conqueror, was the king of Aragon, count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James   (1123 words)

 The Life of King James I of England
James I of England and VI of Scotland was born in 1566, the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Henry, Lord Darnley.
James 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.
James grew up under various regencies and a couple of notable tutors, the poet, dramatist and humanist George Buchanan, and Peter Young, whose good nature and enthusiasm for lighter reading somewhat offset the formidable learning and sometimes overbearingly serious teaching methods of Buchanan.
www.luminarium.org /sevenlit/james/jamesbio.htm   (1010 words)

 James I, king of England — Infoplease.com
James I, 1566–1625, king of England (1603–25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567–1625).
James I, king of England: Early Life - Early Life The son of Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots, James succeeded to the Scottish throne...
James VI & I: Jenny Wormald reviews the career of the man who was King of Scotland for fifty-seven years and King of England for twenty-two,......
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 James I (of England) - MSN Encarta
James I (of England) (1566-1625), king of England (1603-1625) and, as James VI, king of Scotland (1567-1625).
James tried unsuccessfully to advance the cause of religious peace in Europe, giving his daughter Elizabeth in marriage to the elector of the Palatinate, Frederick V, the leader of the German Protestants.
James I died at the Theobalds in Hertfordshire on March 27, 1625, and was succeeded to the throne by his son, Charles I.
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 Royalty.nu - Royal History - King James VI and I
James was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots and her second husband, Lord Darnley.
James I: The Masque of Monarchy by James Travers.
King James VI and I and the Reunion of Christendom by W.B. Patterson focuses on the king's peace-making and diplomacy in Europe.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Stuart/JamesI.html   (1254 words)

 King James I
James VI of Scotland and James I of England
James VI of Scotland (June 19, 1566 - March 27, 1625, reigned July 24, 1567 - March 27, 1625) became James I of England and Ireland (reigned March 24, 1603-March 27, 1625) and was the first king of both England and Scotland.
James was formally crowned at the Church of the Holy Rood, Stirling on July 29, 1567.
www.greatsite.com /timeline-english-bible-history/king-james.html   (803 words)

 James I
James I, King of Scotland and poet, the son of Robert III, was born at Dunfermline in July 1394.
When Henry V became king in March 1413, James was again imprisoned in the Tower of London, but soon afterwards he was taken to Windsor and was treated with great consideration by the English king.
James had two sons: Alexander, who died young, and James II, who succeeded to the throne; and six daughters, among them being Margaret, the queen of Louis XI of France.
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 James VI
James' father was Lord Darnley (Henry Stewart) who had been killed in a suspicious explosion, the rumor being that the explosion was caused by Mary and Lord Bothwell, whom she would later marry.
James decided that he would go and fetch her which probably was an unwise decision, leaving his country for such a long time.
James and his Queen were supposed to live from the rents of his lands but he, too, sold some of the lands to pay his creditors.
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 JAMES I   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1406, shortly before the death of his father, James was sent to France for safety from rebellious Scottish nobles.
James, however, had antagonized the Scottish nobles by forfeiting their estates, and he was assassinated in 1437.
James Dean starred in just three films before dying tragically at the age of 24, but his cultural impact remains potent today.
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 Book 1, Ch. 10: James I | British History Online
During the reign of James I. By the extinction of the direct line of the English royal family with Elizabeth, the succession was peaceably admitted to be in James VI.
James was indeed so profuse in his honorary favours, that the distinction thereby intended was destroyed; and a pasquinade was fixed on St. Paul's church, promising an art to assist weak memories, in retaining the names of the new nobility (fn.
James therefore undertook by another singular proclamation to authorise the practice of lawful games and exercises on that day, to the great astonishment and grief of his pious subjects (fn.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=46727   (3970 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
James I was born in 1566 to Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley.
James awarded over 200 peerages (landed titles) as, essentially, bribes designed to win loyalty, the most controversial of which was his creation of George Villiers (his closest advisor and companion) as Duke of Buckingham.
James tried to kindle Spanish relations by seeking a marriage between his son Charles and the Spanish Infanta (who was less than receptive to the clumsy overtures of Charles and Buckingham), and by executing Sir Walter Raleigh at the behest of Spain.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon46.html   (658 words)

 King James I: Biography of King James I
James Charles Stuart was born on June 19, 1566 at Edinburg Castle in Scotland.
James' mother, Mary, was imprisoned in England by her cousin Queen Elizabeth and 19 years later, in February of 1587, was executed for her part in the conspiracy to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Not only was King James the first monarch to unite Scotland, England and Ireland into Great Britain (as he liked to call it), but he commissioned what many consider to be the greatest piece of religious and literary work in the world--the Authorized King James Version of the Bible, aka the Authorized Version.
www.jesus-is-lord.com /kingbio.htm   (2561 words)

 Henry James - Biography and Works
Among James' masterpieces are Daisy Miller (1879), where the young and innocent American, Daisy finds her values in conflict with European sophistication and The Portrait Of A Lady (1881) where again a young American woman becomes a victim of her provincialism during her travels in Europe.
The outbreak of World War I was a shock for James and in 1915 he became a British citizen as a declaration of loyalty to his adopted country and in protest against the US's refusal to enter the war.
In the 1909 preface to The Golden Bowl Henry James speaks of the revising work of an author as the work of “a poet.” In case readers think he means only writers of verse, he makes clear “that the title poet is only a title of general application and convenience.
www.online-literature.com /henry_james   (1551 words)

 William James
James discusses the experiments that his contemporaries Wundt, Stumpf and Fechner were performing in their laboratories, which led them to results such as that "sounds are less delicately discriminated in intensity than lights" (PP 513).
James maintains that this thought is a natural human response to the universe, independent of any proof that God exists, and he predicts that God will be the "centre of gravity of all attempts to solve the riddle of life" (WB, 116).
James sets out a central distinction of the book in early chapters on "The Religion of Healthy-Mindedness" and "The Sick Soul." The healthy-minded religious person — Walt Whitman is one of James's main examples — has a deep sense of "the goodness of life," (79) and a soul of "sky-blue tint" (80).
plato.stanford.edu /entries/james   (5731 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Stuarts > James I
James I, son of Mary, Queen of Scots (and descended from Henry VII's daughter Margaret), had been King of Scotland for 36 years when he became King of England.
James himself was fairly tolerant in terms of religious faith, but the Gunpowder Plot (an attempt by Guy Fawkes and other Roman Catholic conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament) in 1605 resulted in the reimposition of strict penalties on Roman Catholics.
As an arts patron, James employed the architect Inigo Jones to build the present Banqueting House in Whitehall, and drama in particular flourished at his court.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page75.asp   (336 words)

 James I of England Summary
James I (1394-1437) was king of Scotland from 1406 to 1437.
James I (1566-1625) reigned as king of England from 1603 to 1625.
James VI of Scots/James I of England and Ireland (Charles James Stuart)(June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland and was the first to style himself King of Great Britain.
www.bookrags.com /James_I_of_England   (407 words)

 In Search of Shakespeare . James I | PBS
Born in 1566, the only son of Mary Queen of Scots, James reigned in Scotland as James VI, becoming James I of the combined kingdoms after Elizabeth's death in 1603.
His rise to the throne was initially greeted with new optimism; James seemed only to desire a peaceful process of accession, despite his mother being executed by Elizabeth.
James was a fan of the theatre and upon his accession Shakespeare's company became The King's Men, which also required them to act as courtiers – something the poet wasn't keen on.
www.pbs.org /shakespeare/players/player31.html   (218 words)

 William James
The Philosophy of William James, from The Radical Academy.
William James and the NLP Model, by Michael Hall.
The William James Lecture Hall is "devoted to all contemplations, musings, and queries concerning William James." It's a discussion group.
www.des.emory.edu /mfp/james.html   (2510 words)

 History Help Forum > James I
James I inherited a near to empty treasury and religious factions wanting to influences James in some way.
There is a clash between James I view of his divine right to rule with his prerogative powers and that after Mary I an English monarch rules with the will of the people.
James was a stronger Monarch when dealing with Parliament than Charles as James previously ruled Scotland dealing with the Scottish nobility.
www.schoolhistory.co.uk /studentforum/lofiversion/index.php/t1437.html   (643 words)

 History of the St. James Hotel and Red Wing Minnesota
The St. James Hotel and the town of Red Wing owe their birth to the vast wheat crop harvested in the area, and both continued to prosper because of their location in Minnesota’s wheat belt.
By the mid 1970s, the St. James was in need of a major renovation to keep up with modern codes and the lure of the newer hotels in the area.
Clara was also very involved in the community and soon the St. James began to play an active and important role in business by providing a space for local companies, civic groups and organizations to hold various meetings, banquets and professional gatherings.
www.st-james-hotel.com /new/aboutus/history.php   (4216 words)

 Queen James and His Courtiers
Carr was convicted by the courts and sentenced to death, but James issued a royal pardon, and Carr was sent off to the country to spend the remainder of his life in disgrace and semi-poverty.
A large number of love-letters from James to Buckingham, extending over a period of nearly ten years, are some of the earliest examples of what might be considered a homosexual literary genre, since most love-letters between men before and since that time have been either destroyed or suppressed.
King James was responsible for the restoration and remodelling of the Henry VII Chapel—presumably to celebrate for eternity his love for two men.
www.infopt.demon.co.uk /jamesi.htm   (2741 words)

 James VI of Scotland
James was proclaimed king and during his infancy and power was held by a series of regents.
On the death of Elizabeth in 1603, James, became king of England.
James VI of Scotland and James I of England, died in 1625, and was replaced by his son
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /TUDjames6.htm   (645 words)

 Henry James
James knew exactly what he wanted, he pursued the narrow path of aesthetic duty, and success to the full extent of his possibilities has crowned him.
James used her as the model for such characters as Daisy Miller and Isabel Archer.
James is best known for his formulation of the philosophy of pragmatism, according to which truth is relative and best measured by the extent to which it serves human freedom.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /hjames.htm   (2033 words)

 James I
The only son of the executed Mary Queen of Scots and the murdered Lord Darnley, James became James Vl of Scotland upon his mother's forced abdication in 1567, and James I of Great Britain in 1603.
During his reign as King of Scotland, James, by necessity a shrewd and flexible diplomat, showed great skill in balancing opposing and potentially dangerous political forces in Scotland.
James was always boasting of his skill in what he called kingcraft; and yet it is hardly possible even to imagine a course more directly opposed to all the rules of kingcraft than that which he followed.
www.victorianweb.org /history/JamesI.html   (454 words)

 CD Baby: PAULA JAMES: Sweet Country Love
Paula James has just completed her third hit CD "Tribute To Tradition" which is dedicated to the Great Country Music Artists of the past.
Paula James has known since she was a child that she wanted to do one thing with her life: sing.
James' voice is crisp and clear with a twang that recalls Patty Loveless.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/paulajames   (1253 words)

 James G. MacKinnon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James G. MacKinnon, "Numerical distribution functions for unit root and cointegration tests," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 11, 1996, 601-618.
James G. MacKinnon and Anthony A. Smith, Jr., "Approximate bias correction in econometrics," Journal of Econometrics, 85, 1998, 205-230.
James G. MacKinnon, Alfred A. Haug, and Leo Michelis, "Numerical distribution functions of likelihood ratio tests for cointegration," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 14, 1999, 563-577.
qed.econ.queensu.ca /pub/faculty/mackinnon   (1131 words)

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