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. http://nickwalters.org

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. http://nickwalters.org

King James I England, ca 1610. Although a Stuart he was connected to the Tudors.

King James I England, ca 1610. Although a Stuart he was connected to the Tudors.

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...

James I (1394 - 1437). King from 1406 to his death in 1437. He was captured by pirates and given to the English in 1406. He was imprisoned for the next 18 years but given an education. In 1424 he and his wife were allowed to leave England. He was unpopular in Scotland, and was murdered in 1437 by his uncle. He married Joan Beaufort and several children.

James I (1394 - 1437). King from 1406 to his death in 1437. He was captured by pirates and given to the English in 1406. He was imprisoned for the next 18 years but given an education. In 1424 he and his wife were allowed to leave England. He was unpopular in Scotland, and was murdered in 1437 by his uncle. He married Joan Beaufort and several children.

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

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

The 1611 first edition King James Bible after 400 years /  The year 2011 marks the four-hundredth anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.

The 1611 first edition King James Bible after 400 years / The year 2011 marks the four-hundredth anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.

King James I of England (He was also James VI of Scotland) died on this day 27th March 1625. King Charles I ascended to the throne as King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France, he later lost the English Civil War and was executed by parliament

King James I of England (He was also James VI of Scotland) died on this day 27th March 1625. King Charles I ascended to the throne as King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France, he later lost the English Civil War and was executed by parliament

Hands down the 1611 Authorized Version of the King James Bible with The Apocrypha is the BEST and most complete Bible out there. The original contains all 80 books which should have remained in ALL King James Bibles. The Apocrypha contains much more Biblical insight and history I feel was taken out to keep us from certain knowledge. This version is a MUST have if you ask me!

Hands down the 1611 Authorized Version of the King James Bible with The Apocrypha is the BEST and most complete Bible out there. The original contains all 80 books which should have remained in ALL King James Bibles. The Apocrypha contains much more Biblical insight and history I feel was taken out to keep us from certain knowledge. This version is a MUST have if you ask me!

July 24, 1567 - Mary, Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate in favor of her year-old son James. On the death of his distant cousin Elizabeth I, James would also become king of England.

July 24, 1567 - Mary, Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate in favor of her year-old son James. On the death of his distant cousin Elizabeth I, James would also become king of England.

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