1603-1610 James I
The Entertainment at Althorp
On 25 Jun 1603 the Ben Johnson Masque the The Entertainment at Althorp was performed at Althorp House to welcome the new Royal Family on their journey from Edinburgh to London following the death of Queen Elizabeth. The performance was attended by Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland and her son Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales.
Coronation of James I
On 25 Jul 1603 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland was crowned I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey.
Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham was appointed as Lord High Steward.
Robert Chichester was appointed Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of James I.
On 25 Jul 1603 Gervase Clifton 1st Baronet Clifton, Thomas Berkeley, Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu and William Herbert 1st Baron Powis were appointed Knight of the Bath. .
On 27 Jul 1603 William Wrey 1st Baronet Wrey was knighted at Whitehall Palace. .
On 23 Jul 1603 James Calthorpe, Thomas Gresham and George Fane were knighted at Royal Gardens. .
James 1st Crowned
Main and Bye Plot
In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plot led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton sought to replace James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland with Arbella Stewart
Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton was sentenced to death, attainted, and imprisoned in the Tower of London.
On 19 Jul 1603 Walter Raleigh arrested during the Main and Bye Plot.
Christening of Princess Mary Stuart
On 02 May 1605 John Stanhope 1st Baron Stanhope was created 1st Baron Stanhope of Harrington. Margaret Macwilliams Baroness Stanhope by marriage Baroness Stanhope of Harrington.
On 04 May 1605 Thomas Arundell 1st Baron Arundel Wardour was created 1st Baron Arundel Wardour in Wiltshire. Mary Wriothesley Baroness Arundel Wardour by marriage Baroness Arundel Wardour in Wiltshire.
On 05 May 1605 Princess Mary Stewart was christened at the Palace of Placentia. Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby carried the child. The infant's clothing, a train of purple velvet, embroidered with gold and furred with ermines, was supported by two countesses, being so long that it fell to the ground. Richard Bancroft Archibishop Canterbury performed the christening. The Queen's brother King's first cousin Arbella Stewart and Dorothy Devereux Countess Northumberland were godparents. The King presented Queen Anne (who was not present) with new jewelry. .
Masque of Queens
Treaty of London
Around 1604 John Critz is believed to have contributed to the Somerset House Conference painting of the negotiation of the Treaty of London in which Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset, Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham, Charles Blount 1st Earl Devonshire, Henry Howard 1st Earl Northampton and Robert Cecil 1st Earl SalisburyAre represented on the right side.