| 1566: James VI
of Scotland, later James I - and first Stuart king - of England, was born in Edinburgh Castle.
Exploring national, regional, and linguistic identity in the early modern play The Valiant Welshman, Lloyd argues that the play promotes Wales, serves the unionist agenda of James VI
and I, and dramatizes the conflict between James' vision of Britain and England's imperialist nature by giving Wales a voice.
He plays King James VI
- who became James I of England - in an episode of the time-travelling BBC1 show that will see The Doctor arrive in 17th century Lancashire and become embroiled in a witch trial.
In the late 16th century the castle was inherited by Sir Patrick Maxwell, a powerful friend of King James VI
of Scotland and who was notorious for murdering two members of a rival family, and beating his wife who left him after having 16 children.
The castle's finale saw it garrisoned by Lord Maxwell as part of a planned Catholic rebellion following the 1560 Protestant Reformation but capitulated to James VI
's army in 1588.
1603 - Scottish king James VI
becomes King James I of England
When James VI
of Scotland also became James I of England and Ireland, he replaced the unicorn on the right with the national animal of England, the lion, to show the countries were united.
Elizabeth I's Secret Agents BBC Two, 9pm) Elizabeth is dead and James VI
of Scotland travels south to take the throne at the invitation of Robert Cecil, but the new king has his own ideas and has little time for the late queen's spymaster.
and articulating a political stance of defiance against James VI
and Is incursions on ...
The Gordons dominated the Northeast for generations, and this generation took in the dramatic break between Scotland's Catholic past and (eventual) Presbyterian future, the rise and fall of Queen Mary, and the long reign of James VI
The Scots ruled their southern neighbours when James VI
of Scotland succeeded to the throne of England in 1603 as James I.
(2013) James VI
& I, Literature and Scotland: Tides of Change, 1367-1627, Leuven: Peeters.