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James VI and I (1566–1625), king of Scotland, England, and Ireland

Jenny Wormald

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14592

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James VI and I (1566–1625), king of Scotland, England, and Ireland, was born at Edinburgh Castle on 19 June 1566, the only son of Mary, queen of Scots (1542–1587), and her second husband, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (1545/6–1567).

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; Scottish History

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