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 Stuart; Mary I , Queen of Scots and Mary Queen of Scots
Husband of Anne "of Denmark," Stuart Queen Consort of England
Father of Elizabeth of Bohemia; Margaret Stuart, Princess of Scotland; Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland; Son Stuart Prince of England, Prince of England; Robert Bruce Stuart, Prince of Scotland and 3 others
Brother of James I Stuart and Anne Stewart, Scotland

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
  • Geneall
  • 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.