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James I, King Of England
House of Stuart
"He was the Sixth (of Scotland) before being the First (of England). Son of Mary Stuart he tried to restore the autocracy of the monarchy and succeeded for a while, his son will later pay for it..."
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James is born in 1566 in Scotland. His mother was the famous Mary Stuart, but who was his father?
Francois II of France
Earl of Lennox
James became King of Scotland in 1567. His father was dead and his mother was jailed in Lochleven Castle. Who governed the Kingdom as Regent?
Earl of Morton
Earl of Angus
Earl of Gowrie
As soon as James became King of England, three serious problems requesting an immediate solution presented themselves to him. Which is not one of them?
A very strong Parliament who was seeking a larger participation in state and Church affairs
An increase of the Puritan movement who wished to eradicate all Roman Catholics rites from the Churc
A Catholic rebellion
A war against Spain
In 1598, before he left Scotland, James wrote a book in which he compared Kings to Gods. What is the title of this book? (It's also known as 'The Kingly Gift')
At the beginning of James's reign, Sir Robert Cecil was his chief minister. James, satisfied by Cecil's work made him an Earl. Which earldom was attributed to Cecil?
James married Anne of Denmark in 1589. The royal couple had 6 children (some sources say 9), but basically James was homosexual. His first favourite was a Scotsman married to Frances Howard, the daughter of the Earl of Suffolk. This man rose to power in 1610, but after being accused of murder in 1616, his influence on the King came to its end. Who was he?
When James inherited the throne of England, he made important changes to the royal coat of arms. Which element appeared for the first time in the third quarter of the English coat?
The French and English quartered arms
The harp of Ireland
George Villiers was the most famous of James's favourites. Under which name do we know him better?
Towards the end of his reign, James' Lord Chancellor was deprived of all his offices for taking bribes. Who was this notorious man?
The Duke of Buckingham
When did James die?
27 January 1625
27 February 1625
27 March 1625
27 April 1625
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