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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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  James I Of England
James VI of Scotland/James I of England and Ireland (Charles James) (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland and was the first to style himself King of Great Britain.
James faced a Roman Catholic uprising in 1588, and was forced to reconcile with the Church of Scotland, at length agreeing to the repeal of the Black Acts in 1592.
James' English arms, whilst he was King of England and Scotland, were: ''Quarterly, I and IV Grandquarterly, Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or (for France) and Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or (for England); II Or a lion rampant within a tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland); III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent (for Ireland)''.
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  James I of England - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James sought to remain in the favour of the unmarried Queen of England, as he was a potential successor to her Crown; his mother was the granddaughter of Margaret Tudor (Elizabeth I's aunt).
James died in 1625 of ague, probably brought upon by kidney failure and stroke, and was buried in the Henry VII Lady Chapel in Westminster Abbey.
The descendents of James I and VI of England and Scotland.
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  James I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James was born on 19 June 1566 at Edinburgh Castle, and automatically became Duke of Rothesay and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland, for he was the eldest son of the monarch and thus the heir-apparent.
James faced a Roman Catholic uprising in 1588, and was forced to reconcile with the Church of Scotland, at length agreeing to the repeal of the Black Acts in 1592.
The Descendents of James I and VI of England and Scotland.
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 James II of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James II of England and VII of Scotland (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685.
James, the second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France, was born at St.
James was responsible for the last major redevelopments at the Palace of Whitehall prior to its destruction by fire.
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 James II, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
As the young duke of York James was surrendered (1646) to the parliamentary forces at the end of the first civil war, but he escaped (1648) to the Continent and served in the French (1652–55) and Spanish (1658) armies.
James consented to the marriage (1677) of his daughter Mary (later Mary II) to the Protestant prince of Orange (later William III), and the couple became the heirs presumptive, after James, to the English throne.
James made an effort to restore himself by landing in Ireland in 1689 and leading his many Catholic followers there, but the effort failed at the battle of the Boyne (1690).
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 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...
Duke Vincentio of 'Measure for Measure' and King James I of England: "the poorest princes in Christendom."
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 James II of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James VII and II (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685.
James granted three Londoners and Virginia Catholic George Brent rights of religious freedom for the settlement of French Huguenots on the 30,000 acre Brenttown (Brenton) tract in old Prince William County, Virginia in 1687.
James VII and II's younger daughter Anne succeeded to the Throne when William III died in 1702.
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 James II of England Summary
James VII of Scotland and James II of England (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of Scots, King of England, and King of Ireland on 6 February 1685.
James, the second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France, was born at St.
James was responsible for the last major redevelopments at the Palace of Whitehall prior to its destruction by fire.
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 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.
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 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.
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 James I of England Biography and 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.
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 Cities and Towns - Hometown England
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes believed to have originated in Angeln in Northern Germany, who settled in England in the 5th and 6th centuries.
England comprises the central and southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight.
Although being in South West England, which is the 4th strongest region in England, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (combined into a NUTS:3 region for statistical purposes) is the weakest area in England, with a GDP per capita of €15 366 per capita, or 73% of the EU average of €21 170.
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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.
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 James II and VII
Because of James' conversion to the Catholic faith, three attempts were made in Parliament to exclude him from the succession to the throne; none of these was successful.
James died September 16, 1701, at the Château of St. Germain-en-Laye, when he was succeeded in all his British rights by his son James.
James' body remained in the Church of the English Benedictines, waiting translation to Westminster Abbey, until the French Revolution when it were desecrated by the mob and lost.
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 James II of England - Metaweb   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James II of England (James VII of Scotland), James Stuart, (October 14, 1633 - September 16, 1701), was a King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
James himself was rescued from confinement at St. James's Palace in London in April 1648 and was taken, in disguise, to The Hague.
James was allowed to escape from England, was given a pension by King Louis XIV of France, and lived in the royal château at Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
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 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.
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 BBC - History - James II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1633 - 1701)
James was born in 1633, third son to Charles I and Henrietta Maria.
James did not share this disposition and he maintained a stubborn adherence to the Roman Catholic faith.
When, in 1688, Mary of Modena gave birth to a male heir, James Francis Edward (the Old Pretender), Parliament was provoked; this event scuppered their plans for James' Protestant daughter Mary to take the throne.
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 James II (of England)
In 1660 James married Anne Hyde (1637–1671; mother of Mary II and Anne) and in 1673 Mary of Modena (mother of James Edward Stuart).
James fled to France, then led an uprising in Ireland in 1689, but after defeat at the Battle of the Boyne (1690) remained in exile in France.
James had no male heir by his marriage to Anne Hyde, but in June 1688 Mary of Modena gave birth to a son.
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 James VI of Scotland, James I of England
James was an experienced monarch when he ascended the English throne, having been King of Scotland since his infancy.
James created more knights before his coronation than Elizabeth did over the whole period of her reign (and most of those were not created by the Queen, but by imprudent military commanders, such as Essex).
In his casual distribution of honours, James was blithely tampering with the traditional concept of hierarchical order carried over from the Middle Ages.
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 King James I of England and VI of Scotland (1566-1625), Reigned, Scotland from 1567, England 1603-25
King James I of England and VI of Scotland (1566-1625), Reigned, Scotland from 1567, England 1603-25
James succeeded to the English throne in 1603, on the death of Elizabeth I and moved his court from Edinburgh to London.
Intelligent and scholarly, the influence exercised over him by a succession of male favourites, and his deep belief in the ‘Divine Right of Kings’ made him unpopular with his subjects and contributed to the difficult political legacy he left his son, Charles I.
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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 of England and his personal correspondence with Tokugawa Ieyasu   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King James I of England, the son of Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley was the successor of Elizabeth I for the rule of England.
James I of Engalnd was the son of and successor of Mary Queen of Scots to the Scottish Throne and selected by his cousin Elizabeth I of England as the successor to the throne of England following her death.
England's puritan movement, the protestant reformation and Oliver Cromwell effectively removed the concept of "The Divine Right of Kings" by putting Charles I (James I son) on trial for high treason against his own countrymen.
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