King James I of England and VI of Scotland

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James VI and I Charles Stewart, King of Scotland and England

Also Known As: "The Wisest Fool in Christendom", "Henry Fredrick Stewart", "Prince of Wales /King of Scot & England/", "King of Great Britian", "James I of England and VI of Scotland.", "James VI", "King of Scotland", "James I"
Birthplace: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Chestnut, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Cause of death: kidney failure
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley; Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley and Mary I , Queen of Scots
Husband of Anne Stewart, Queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland and Anne "of Denmark," Stuart Queen Consort of England
Father of Henry Frederick Stewart, Prince of Wales; Elizabeth Stewart, The Winter Queen; Margaret Stewart; Charles Stewart, King Charles I; Robert Stewart, Duke of Kintyre and Lorne and 13 others
Brother of Anne Stewart, Scotland and Henrietta Stuart

Occupation: 19 June 1566 – 24 July 1567:, King of Great Britain / 2nd Lord Ardmannoch / 2nd Duke of Albany, King of England and Scotland, King: Scotland (1567 - 1603); England & Scotland (1603 - 1625), King of Scotland, King of England, and King of Ireland
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About King James I of England and VI of Scotland

  • James Charles Stuart
  • Duke of Rothesay on 19 June 1566.
  • Prince of Scotland on 19 June 1566.
  • 2nd Earl of Ross [S., 1565] on 10 February 1567.
  • 2nd Lord Ardmannoch [S., 1565] on 10 February 1567.
  • 2nd Duke of Albany [S., 1565] on 10 February 1567.
  • King James VI of Scotland on 24 July 1567.
  • Crowned King of Scotland on 29 July 1567 at Church of the Holy Rood, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  • King James I of Great Britain on 24 March 1603.
  • Crowned King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith on 25 July 1603 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.
  • Knights of the Order of the Garter (375) - 1590


  • His personal printer of the King James Bible was Robert Barker
  • The Peerage
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  • King of Scots: Reign 24. July 1567 – 27. March 1625, Coronation 29. July 1567

Predecessor: Mary Successor: Charles I

  • Regents as long as James was a minor:
  1. James Stewart, Earl of Moray
  2. Matthew Stewart, Earl of Lennox
  3. John Erskine, Earl of Mar
  4. James Douglas, Earl of Morton
  • King of England and Ireland: Reign 24. March 1603 – 27. March 1625, Coronation 25. July 1603

Predecessor: Elizabeth I Successor: Charles I

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King James I of England and VI of Scotland's Timeline

June 19, 1566
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
June 19, 1566
- July 24, 1567
June 19, 1566
- July 24, 1567
December 17, 1566
Sterling Cathedral, Sterling, Mid-Lothian, Scotland
December 17, 1566
Sterling Cathedral,Sterling,Mid-Lothian,Scotland
February 10, 1567
- July 24, 1567
July 24, 1567
- March 27, 1625
Age 1
July 29, 1567
Age 1
- 1625
King of Scotland
Age 3

In 1570, after the assassination of Murray, he was appointed one of the preceptors of the young king, and it was through his strict tuition that James VI acquired his scholarship.