King James I


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Noun1.King James I - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625King James 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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was decided, whereupon King James I took the throne.
It earned its name by failing to pass a single Bill since it first sat on April 5 - standing fast against King James I's wish for a pounds 65,000 grant.
Soon King James I's forces made plans to stop the conspirators.
Particularly intriguing for future scholars are the sets of speeches "crying Christmas" by the mayor's officers from Lincoln in 1564-65, the quick (and expensive) response of Lincoln to King James I's visit in 1616-17, and the extensive account of the litigation between the Earl of Lincoln and Sir Roger Dymmock from the first decade of the seventeenth century.
Scholars have long recognized Macbeth as a response to the infamous Gunpowder Plot, a purported Catholic conspiracy to blow up Parliament and King James I's family in one fell swoop in 1605.
Yvonne Bellenger writes on Du Bartas's epic poem about the battle of Lepanto, itself translated from King James I's poem on the same subject.