Keith said: "Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales was the eldest son of James I and his wife Anne of Denmark
. The fire place that was erected in commemoration of the Prince's visit in 1610 still existed."
The artist, Isaac Oliver, was an official court painter to Anne of Denmark
, wife of King James I.
He was inspired by his immediate circle--the enthusiasms of his mother Anne of Denmark
and older brother Prince Henry, who was a precocious connoisseur, as well as the taste of his Catholic wife Henrietta Maria.
King James was married to Anne of Denmark
but also had affairs with his male courtiers which was brought to light in September when art historians uncovered a masterpiece, missing for nearly 400 years, by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens at Pollok House on Glasgow's south side.
Then go in search of the ruins of the Auld Kirk, scene of a plot by a coven of witches to kill King James VI and his wife Anne of Denmark
as their ship returned from their wedding in Oslo in 1590.
It will feature major paintings, sculpture, miniatures and prints of many of the most significant 'players' in Shakespeare's circle, including James I's queen, Anne of Denmark
, the Earls of Essex, Southampton and Oxford, writers Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Michael Drayton and others, as well as iconic images of Shakespeare himself.
Also over the road there's the Fleur De Lys, an atmospheric local that claims to have had famous guests from Queen Anne of Denmark
in 1615 to diarist Samuel Pepys in 1668.
* The most common opinion is based on British legend that QAL is named after Queen Anne of Denmark
who came to England to become the wife of King James I of England.
Her successor, James I, was so frugal his wife Anne of Denmark
was forced to recycle Elizabeth's gowns.
Likewise, although the work ends with Robert Bucholz's outstanding essay on Queen Anne, the book largely skips over the queens of the seventeenth century, with one essay on Henrietta Maria but nothing on Anne of Denmark
(James I's consort) or on Mary II.
And although the regiment is famed for its "Kingsmen", it actually formed as the Princess Anne of Denmark
's Regiment of Foot in 1685.
1612 : Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, eldest son of James I and Anne of Denmark
, died at St James' Palace.