James I


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James I

1566-1625.
King of England (1603-1625) and of Scotland as James VI (1567-1625). The son of Mary Queen of Scots, he succeeded the heirless Elizabeth I as the first Stuart king of England. His belief in the divine right of kings and his attempts to abolish Parliament and suppress Presbyterianism in Scotland created resentment that led to the English Civil War. He sponsored the King James Bible.

James I

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1. (Biography) called the Conqueror. 1208–76, king of Aragon (1216–76). He captured the Balearic Islands and Valencia from the Muslims, thus beginning Aragonese expansion in the Mediterranean
2. (Biography) 1394–1437, king of Scotland (1406–37), second son of Robert III
3. (Biography) 1566–1625, king of England and Ireland (1603–25) and, as James VI, king of Scotland (1567–1625), in succession to Elizabeth I of England and his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, respectively. He alienated Parliament by his assertion of the divine right of kings, his favourites, esp the Duke of Buckingham, and his subservience to Spain
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Noun1.James I - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625James I - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
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"Only I rather you had such a sort of husband as James is, with a place very near, that I could drive to."
Cannon's chief argument against James is, if I understand him rightly, that similar affections of the viscera may accompany dissimilar emotions, especially fear and rage.
According to our definitions, if James is right, an emotion may be regarded as involving a confused perception of the viscera concerned in its causation, while if Cannon and Sherrington are right, an emotion involves a confused perception of its external stimulus.
Discover the site of Charles I's execution, or for a more positive story go inside James I's grand hall.
Which London street got its name from being the location of James I's aviary?
But after his wife died, and James I took the English throne, Catesby developed his Catholic fanaticism.
Richard Dutton's argument in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist is straightforward: that "Shakespeare's plays were frequently and specifically revised for presentation at the courts of Elizabeth I and James I and that the texts which have come down to us often bear the marks of those revisions" (1).
One warning: Burns's work--except for the treatment of documents like "Regalo para una madre: una muchacha esclava musulmana del nieto de Abu Zayd," "La guerra de al-Azraq de 1249," and his work on James I's military funding for his Murcian campaign--is not for initiates.
THE Courts of Elizabeth I and James I take centre-stage at Birmingham's Barber Institute of Fine Arts in the gallery's firstever exploration of Elizabethan and Jacobean art.
Nicol's essay suggests that like Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI, the anonymously authored lost play The Peaceable King, or the Lord Mendall centres on tensions between peace-loving monarchs and their rebellious subjects; its revival in 1623 may have been an attempt to stage the gap between James I's pacific foreign policy and the views of his more bellicose subjects.
James I's daughter Elizabeth married the grandson of William I of Orange, Frederick V Elector Palatine in 1613.