Biography of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Timeline

On 19 Jun 1566 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland was born to Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart and Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland at Edinburgh Castle.

On 24 Jul 1567 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland succeeded VI King Scotland: Stewart.

On 29 Jul 1567 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland was crowned VI King Scotland: Stewart.

In 1583 Pieter Bronckhorst. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 1583 Pieter Bronckhorst -1583. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625.

On 23 Nov 1589 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland were married at Bishop's Palace. Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland by marriage Queen Consort Scotland.

In 1590 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland was appointed 375th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

On 19 Feb 1594 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland at Stirling Castle, Stirling.

On 19 Aug 1596 Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland at Falkland Palace, Falkland, Fife.

On 24 Dec 1598 Margaret Stewart was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland.

Around 1600 John Ramsay 1st Earl Holderness stabbed the Earl of Gowrie to death with his dagger, helping to frustrate a plot to either kidnap or murder the James I.

On 19 Nov 1600 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland at Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline.

On 18 Jan 1602 Robert Stewart was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland.

In 1603 Robert Killigrew was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

Death of Queen Elizabeth

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace around three in the morning. Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland arriving at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood late on the 26 Mar 1603. His conduct met with general disapproval and merited censure as contrary to all decency, good manners and respect. George Carew and Thomas Lake were sent by the Council to formally inform James VI's death.
James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland succeeded I King England Scotland and Ireland: Stewart. He was Elizabeth's second cousin being the son of Mary Queen of Scots who was the daughter of Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland who was the daughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland.

On 07 May 1603 Michael Stanhope was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

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.

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. .

In 1604 Edmund Pelham was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Greenwich.

On 08 Apr 1605 Princess Mary Stewart was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland at the Palace of Placentia. Alice Dennis was chosen as midwife for which she received a reward of £100.

Christening of Princess Mary Stuart

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. .

In Oct 1605 the Gunpowder Plot sought to blow up Parliament, with James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and his MPs. The conspirators included Robert Catesby, Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague and Edward Stourton 10th Baron Stourton.

In 1606 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell entertained James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Hanwell.

In 1607 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset broke his leg at a tilting match bringing him to the attention to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 1607 George St Paul Baronet St Paul was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

On Jun 1607 Sophia Stewart was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland and Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland.

On 10 Jan 1608 the Ben Johnson Masque of Queens was performed at the Banqueting House to celebrate the competion of its refurburbishment. James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland attended.
The performers included: Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland, Alethea Talbot Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey, 1st Countess Norfolk, Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford, Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby, Susan Vere Countess Montgomery, Lettice Perrot Baroness Chichester, Audrey Shelton, Catherine Somerset Baroness Windsor, Anne Clifford Countess Dorset, Countess Pembroke, Elizabeth Barkham Baronetess Garrard, Elizabeth Somerset, Elizabeth Cecil, Mary Neville 7th Baroness Bergavenny, 3rd Baroness Despencer, Catherine Somerset Baroness Windsor and Arbella Stewart.

On 09 Feb 1608 John Ramsay 1st Earl Holderness and Elizabeth Radclyffe were married at Whitehall Palace. James I gave the bride away.

On 29 Mar 1608 John Isham 1st Baronet Isham was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 1608 Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

On 22 May 1611 the first Baronets were created by James I who granted letters patent to two hundred gentlemen of good birth with an income of at least £1,000 a year in return for which each was required to pay for the upkeep of thirty soldiers for three years. The first Baronets were:
Nicolas Bacon was created 1st Baronet Bacon of Redgrave. The Premier Baronet being the first creation.
Lionel Tollemache 1st Baronet Talmash was created 1st Baronet Talmash of Helmingham in Suffolk.
George Booth was created 1st Baronet Dunham Massey. Katherine Anderson Baronetess Dunham Massey by marriage Baronetess Dunham Massey.
Phillip Knyvet was created 1st Baronet Knyvet of Buckenham in Norfolk.
Edward Carr was created 1st Baronet Carr of Sleaford in Lincolnshire.
John St John was created 1st Baronet St John Lydiard Tregoze in Wiltshire (1611).

In 1612 Anthony Cope 1st Baronet Hanwell entertained James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Hanwell.

On 11 May 1615 William Cope 2nd Baronet Hanwell was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Charterhouse.

On 24 Aug 1617 Richard Grosvenor 1st Baronet Grosvenor was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland at Vale Royal.

On 02 Jun 1620 Thomas Gower 1st Baronet Gower was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 1621 Daniel Mijtens. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland wearing his Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

In 1621 Daniel Mijtens 1590-1648. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 wearing his Garter Collar and Leg Garter.

On 12 Nov 1623 Christopher Wray was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

On 27 Mar 1625 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland died at Theobalds House.

On 07 May 1625 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Around 1632 Anthony Van Dyck. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland.

Around 1632 Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. Portrait of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stewart

Descendants Family Trees:

Henry VII King England and Ireland

James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Edward IV King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Grand Son of James V King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart Great Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

GrandFather: Matthew Stewart 4th Earl Lennox Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: John Stewart 3rd Earl Lennox Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox Great x 10 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Montgomerie Countess Lennox

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Lennox Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Lord Hamilton

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Stewart Countess Arran Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Isabel or Elizabeth Stewart Countess Lennox Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Stewart 1st Earl Atholl Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James "Black Knight of Lorn" Stewart

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Sinclair Countess Atholl

GrandMother: Margaret Douglas Countess Lennox Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great GrandFather: Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus Great x 10 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Douglas Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Archibald "Bell the Cat" Douglas 5th Earl Angus Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Boyd Countess Angus

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Drummond

Great GrandMother: Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland Daughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England Daughter Edward IV King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward IV King England Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Mother: Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland Great Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

GrandFather: James V King Scotland Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great GrandFather: James IV King Scotland Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: James III King Scotland Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James II King Scotland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Egmont Queen Consort Scotland Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Oldenburg Queen Consort Scotland

Great x 3 GrandFather: Christian I King Denmark

Great GrandMother: Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland Daughter Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England Daughter Edward IV King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward IV King England Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Mary Guise Queen Consort Scotland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Claude Guise Duke Guise

Great GrandMother: Antoinette Bourbon Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francis Bourbon Count Vendôme Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Bourbon VIII Count Vendôme Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabelle Beauvau Count Vendôme

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marie Luxembourg Count Vendôme Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg II Count Saint-Pol Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Savoy Count Saint-Pol Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England