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James VI

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This article talks about King James' parents and childhood.King James was an only child,of his mother Mary and his father lord Darnley.There were rumers of how Mary was cheating on Lord Darnley with a man named Lord Bothwell.Lord Darnley was killed in an explosion,people made rumors of how they thought Mary and Lord Bothwell had killed Lord Darnley.I think these rumors were true.James mother later on was executed,most likely James saw his mother decapitated.  James probibly was scared and damaged by seeing his own mother executed.

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BBC - History - James I and VI

BBC - History - James I and VI | King James of Scotland | Scoop.it

King James' mother died in March of 1603, he then became the King of England and Ireland. After James became King he only visited Scotland once. The first thing James did as King was authorise the King James version of the bible. When James did this he upset the Puritans who wanted to be introduced to scottish ways of the church. He also upset the Catholics who wanted more lenient treatment.

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The Life of King James I of England

The Life of King James I of England | King James of Scotland | Scoop.it

this is the overall idea of what King James' I childhood was like. His mother (Mary, Queen of Scots) who argued with politicians and churchman, was beheaded.

He was likely to be a witness of this tragic event and this caused him to be freaked out by the near thought of blood. His father (Henry, Lord Darnley) was murdered by the scheme made up by his mother.

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The Life of King James VI & I: the Solomon of Great Britain

the first few minutes sum up all the importnant parts of King James' childhood.

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BBC - History - James I and VI

BBC - History - James I and VI | King James of Scotland | Scoop.it

After the death of both of his parents, James was tutored by historian George Buchanan. George was a positive influence on James' education and upbringing.

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