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King James of Scotland IV King James I of England & Ireland Kat Tsen Sophie Zhang Jade Chen “ I can make a lord, but only ...
Early Childhood <ul><li>Born 1566 as James  Charles Stuart, to Mary  Queen of Scots and Henry  Stuart, Duke of Albany </li...
Regency <ul><li>Ruled Scotland  </li></ul><ul><li>from 1567; was  </li></ul><ul><li>1 year old, so  </li></ul><ul><li>rege...
Relationships/Sexuality <ul><li>Maintained close relations  </li></ul><ul><li>with male courtiers </li></ul><ul><li>Marrie...
Philosophy of Rule <ul><li>Divine Right Monarch- Absolutist </li></ul><ul><li>Arrogant, didn’t understand country and subj...
Philosophy of Rule <ul><li>&quot;Hath [God] not made us all in one island?” </li></ul><ul><li>Union of the Crowns (English...
Accomplishments  <ul><li>English Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation between monarch & parliament </li></ul></ul>...
Accomplishments <ul><li>Religious: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truce between Catholics and Presbyterians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Accomplishments <ul><li>Territory: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founding of first English settlement (Jamestown, Virginia) </li><...
Personal Life <ul><li>Rarely bathed </li></ul><ul><li>Swore </li></ul><ul><li>Liked disgusting stories </li></ul><ul><li>B...
Conclusion <ul><li>Disregard for conditions in England </li></ul><ul><li>Failed to acknowledge differences between England...
Ideals and Legacy <ul><li>YES! – removed the Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Successful in uniting England & Scotland </li></...
Bibs <ul><li>&quot;James I, King of England, VI of Scotland (1566 - 1625).&quot;  BBC History . BBC History. 3 Mar 2009 <h...
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  1. 1. King James of Scotland IV King James I of England & Ireland Kat Tsen Sophie Zhang Jade Chen “ I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.”
  2. 2. Early Childhood <ul><li>Born 1566 as James Charles Stuart, to Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart, Duke of Albany </li></ul><ul><li>Descendant of Henry VII, great grandchild of Margaret Tudor </li></ul><ul><li>Father was murdered when James was 1, became King </li></ul>
  3. 3. Regency <ul><li>Ruled Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>from 1567; was </li></ul><ul><li>1 year old, so </li></ul><ul><li>regents took care </li></ul><ul><li>until 1981 </li></ul><ul><li>– gained control </li></ul>Succeeded last Tudor monarch in 1603 after Elizabeth I passed Ruled these three nations until his death in 1625
  4. 4. Relationships/Sexuality <ul><li>Maintained close relations </li></ul><ul><li>with male courtiers </li></ul><ul><li>Married Anne of Denmark, </li></ul><ul><li>Produced children </li></ul><ul><li>Is thought to be either </li></ul><ul><li>homosexual or bisexual </li></ul><ul><li>Showed no interest in sex </li></ul><ul><li>Held strong to his chastity </li></ul>
  5. 5. Philosophy of Rule <ul><li>Divine Right Monarch- Absolutist </li></ul><ul><li>Arrogant, didn’t understand country and subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Argument with Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Hold no Parliaments, but for the necesitie of new Lawes, which would be but seldome&quot; – Trew Law, James I </li></ul>
  6. 6. Philosophy of Rule <ul><li>&quot;Hath [God] not made us all in one island?” </li></ul><ul><li>Union of the Crowns (English and Schottish) - Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;King of Great Britain”- one monarch, one parliament , one law </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Policy- ties with Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Protestant but preached religious tolerence </li></ul>
  7. 7. Accomplishments <ul><li>English Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation between monarch & parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profligacy & incompetence of court </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salisbury – Great Contract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissed Parliament in 1610 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ruled without Parliament in 1621 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Accomplishments <ul><li>Religious: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truce between Catholics and Presbyterians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gunpowder Plot: oppression of non-conforming Catholics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oath of Allegiance in 1606 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>King was kind towards Catholics who took the Oath </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>King James Bible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strict at enforcing conformity </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Accomplishments <ul><li>Territory: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founding of first English settlement (Jamestown, Virginia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendship treaty between England and Scotland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Union of the Crowns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brought Armada War to end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peace treaty signed between countries </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Personal Life <ul><li>Rarely bathed </li></ul><ul><li>Swore </li></ul><ul><li>Liked disgusting stories </li></ul><ul><li>Bad table manners </li></ul><ul><li>Show off </li></ul><ul><li>Liked to humiliate others </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexual </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>Disregard for conditions in England </li></ul><ul><li>Failed to acknowledge differences between England and Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Government faced growing financial pressures </li></ul><ul><li>Low taxation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ideals and Legacy <ul><li>YES! – removed the Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Successful in uniting England & Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy: King Charles I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United Kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>royal impoverishment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bad relations with Parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divine right by God </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Bibs <ul><li>&quot;James I, King of England, VI of Scotland (1566 - 1625).&quot; BBC History . BBC History. 3 Mar 2009 <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_i_king.shtml>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;James I (1603-25 AD).&quot; Britannia . Britannia. 3 Mar 2009 <http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon46.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;James I of England.&quot; Wikipedia . Wikipedia. 3 Mar 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_I_of_England>. </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.michelelyonart.com/Images/KingJamesI.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.electricscotland.com/history/scotland/images/king_james.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/images/UGSP00151_m.jpg </li></ul>
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