Reference Entry

James (1566-1625), king of Scotland, England, and Ireland

Jennifer Wormald

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Baptism and coronation | The minority, 1567-c.1584 | The Scottish personal rule: money and marriage, c.1584-1603 | The Scottish personal rule: administration and parliament, c.1584-1603 | The king and the kirk | Crises of the 1590s and the Gowrie conspiracy | Witches and Catholics | Foreign relations | King by the grace of God | The union of the crowns | Triple kingship, the union, and the English parliament, 1603-1610 | Parliament, money, and ministers, 1610-1620 | Corruption and the court: public and private morality | Triple monarchy: Scotland and Ireland | Religious matters | Foreign relations, war in Europe, and the parliaments of the early 1620s | 'Tis true I am a cradle king

Reference Entry.  30127 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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