King James I (1603-1625). House of Stuart. 9th great-grandfather to Elizabeth II. Son of Mary Queen of Scots. He was descended through the Scottish kings from Robert the Bruce, and the English Tudors through his great grandmother Margaret Tudor sister of Henry VIII. Reign: 22 yrs, 3 days. Succeeded by son Charles.
Joan Beaufort (c. 1404 – 15 July 1445) was the Queen Consort of Scotland from 1424 to 1437 as the spouse of King James I of Scotland. During part of the minority of her son James II (from 1437 to 1439), she served as the Regent of Scotland. She was a daughter of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset and Margaret Holland, and a half-niece of King Henry IV of England. James of Scotland fell in love with her during his time as a prisoner in England (1406–1424).
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.
King James I - commissioned Bible of his namesake, who ascended to the throne in 1603. The idea was borne out of his determination to end the religious disputes and theological arguments – which plagued the reign of his predecessor, Elizabeth I — a hangover from her father Henry VIII’s break with Rome and the subsequent English Reformation. James authorized a new English translation of the Bible, which would be acceptable to both traditionalist bishops and the new breed of Protestant…
James VI (1566 - 1625). King of Scotland from 1567 to his death in 1625. Also King of England from 1603 to 1625. He was the heir of Elizabeth I and united Scotland and England under one monarch. He married Anne of Denmark and had three children who lived past infancy.
Joan Beaufort (1404 - 1445). Queen of Scotland from 1424 to 1437, when her husband was killed. She married James I and had several children. After his death she married James Stewart, the Black Knight of Lorne and had three more children.