BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES VI KING SCOTLAND, I KING ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND 1566-1625

GENERAL

Descent English Royalty: 2G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

EVENTS

On 19 Jun 1566 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 was born to Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart 1545-1567 (20) and Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (23) at Edinburgh Castle

On 24 Jul 1567 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (1) succeeded VI King Scotland: Stewart

On 29 Jul 1567 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (1) was crowned VI King Scotland: Stewart

On 23 Nov 1589 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (23) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (14) were married at Bishop's Palace

In 1590 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (23) was appointed 375th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On 19 Feb 1594 Henry Frederick Stewart Prince Wales 1594-1612 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (27) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (19) at Stirling Castle, Stirling

On 19 Aug 1596 Elizabeth Stewart 1596-1662 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (30) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (21) at Falkland Palace, Falkland, Fife

On 24 Dec 1598 Margaret Stewart 1598-1600 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (32) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (24)

On 19 Nov 1600 Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (34) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (25) at Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline

On 18 Jan 1602 Robert Stewart 1602-1602 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (35) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (27)

In 1603 Robert Killigrew 1580-1633 (23) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36)

On 24 Mar 1603 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) succeeded I King England, Scotland and Ireland: Stewart

On 24 Mar 1603 Elizabeth Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1533-1603 (69) died at Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey around three in the morning. Immediately following her death Robert Carey 1st Earl Monmouth 1560-1639 (43) started on horseback for Edinburgh to inform James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36) 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 -1612 and Thomas Lake 1561-1630 (41)

On 07 May 1603 Michael Stanhope 1549-1621 (54) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (36)

In Jul 1603 the Main and Bye Plot led by Henry Brooke 11th Baron Cobham 1564-1618 (38) and Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) sought to replace James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) with Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28)

In Jul 1603 Thomas Grey 15th Baron Grey Wilton 1576-1614 (27) was sentenced to death, attainted, and imprisoned in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London during the Main and Bye Plot which planned to kidnap James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37).

On 25 Jul 1603 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) was crowned I King England, Scotland and Ireland: Stewart at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67) was appointed as Lord High Steward

In 1604 Edmund Pelham 1533-1606 (71) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (37) at Greenwich, Kent

On 08 Apr 1605 Mary Stewart 1605-1607 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (38) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (30)

In Oct 1605 the Gunpowder Plot sought to blow up Parliament, with James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (39) and his MPs. The conspirators included Robert Catesby 1572-1605 (33), Anthony-Maria Browne 2nd Viscount Montague 1574-1629 (31) and Edward Stourton 10th Baron Stourton 1555-1633 (50).

In 1606 Anthony Cope 1548-1614 (58) entertained James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (39) at Hanwell, Oxfordshire

In 1607 Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645 (20) broke his leg at a tilting match bringing him to the attention to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (40)

In 1607 George St Paul 1562-1613 (45) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (40)

On Jun 1607 Sophia Stewart 1607-1607 was born to James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (40) and Anne Oldenburg 1574-1619 (32)

In 1608 Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (15) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (41)

On 29 Mar 1608 John Isham 1582-1651 (25) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (41)

In 1612 Anthony Cope 1548-1614 (64) entertained James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (45) at Hanwell, Oxfordshire

On 11 May 1615 William Cope -1637 was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (48) at Charterhouse, Smithfield, Faringdon Without, City of London

On 24 Aug 1617 Richard Grosvenor 1585-1645 (32) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (51) at Vale Royal, Cheshire

On 02 Jun 1620 Thomas Gower 1584-1651 (36) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (53)

On 12 Nov 1623 Christopher Wray 1601-1646 (22) was knighted by James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (57)

On 27 Mar 1625 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 (58) died at Theobalds House, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

On 07 May 1625 James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625 was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart 1545-1567 (1G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

GrandFather: Matthew Stewart 4th Earl Lennox 1516-1571 (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: John Stewart 3rd Earl Lennox 1490-1526 (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl Lennox -1513 (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1429-1495 (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Alan Stewart 1406-1439

4G GrandMother: Catherine Seton (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Montgomerie

4G GrandFather: Alexander Montgomerie 1st Lord Montgomerie -1470

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hamilton 1474- (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Lord Hamilton 1415-1479

3G GrandMother: Mary Stewart 1453-1488 (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: James II King Scotland 1430-1460 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Egmont Queen Consort Scotland 1434-1463 (8G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Isabel or Elizabeth Stewart (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Stewart 1st Earl Atholl 1440- (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: James "Black Knight of Lorn" Stewart 1394-1451

4G GrandFather: John Stewart 1350-1421

4G GrandMother: Isabel Macdougall

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland 1404-1445 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439 (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Sinclair

GrandMother: Margaret Douglas 1515-1578 (Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

1G GrandFather: Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus 1489-1557 (10G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: George Douglas 1469-1513 (9G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Archibald "Bell the Cat" Douglas 5th Earl Angus 1449-1513 (8G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: George Douglas 4th Earl Angus 1427-1463 (7G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Sibbald

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Boyd

4G GrandFather: Robert 1st Lord Boyd

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Drummond

1G GrandMother: Margaret Tudor 1489-1541 (Daughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 (6G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461

4G GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1443-1509 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482 (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (Daughter Edward IV King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville 1415-1495 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

Mother: Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 (1G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

GrandFather: James V King Scotland 1512-1542 (Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

1G GrandFather: James IV King Scotland 1473-1513 (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: James III King Scotland 1451-1488 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: James II King Scotland 1430-1460 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: James I King Scotland 1394-1437 (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland 1404-1445 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Egmont Queen Consort Scotland 1434-1463 (8G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Arnold Egmont 1st Duke Guelders 1410-1473

4G GrandMother: Catherine Marck 1417-1479 (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Oldenburg Queen Consort Scotland 1456-1486

3G GrandFather: Christian I King Denmark 1426-1481

1G GrandMother: Margaret Tudor 1489-1541 (Daughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Tudor 1st Earl Richmond 1430-1456 (6G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Owen Tudor 1400-1461

4G GrandMother: Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England 1401-1437 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort 1443-1509 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482 (7G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (Daughter Edward IV King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville 1415-1495 (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

4G GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg 1415-1472 (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandMother: Mary Guise Queen Consort Scotland 1515-1560 (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Claude Guise Duke Guise 1496-1550

1G GrandMother: Antoinette Bourbon 1493-1583 (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Francis Bourbon Count Vendôme 1470-1495 (8G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Bourbon VIII Count Vendôme 1428-1477 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Louis Bourbon 1st Count Vendôme, 1st Count Castres 1376-1446 (6G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Unknown

3G GrandMother: Isabelle Beauvau

2G GrandMother: Marie Luxembourg (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg II Count Saint-Pol 1440-1492 (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Louis Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1418-1475 (5G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Bar 1415-1462 (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Savoy 1439-1495 (8G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Louis Savoy I Count Savoy 1413-1465 (7G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Cyprus