King James (British History in Perspective) by Pauline Croft

By Pauline Croft

The accession of James VI of Scotland to the English throne in 1603 created a a number of monarchy protecting the 3 kingdoms of britain, Scotland and eire which continued till 1922. transparent and concise, Pauline Croft's research offers a compelling narrative of the king's reign in all of his dominions, including an authoritative research of his impressive, even though fallacious, achievements.

Bringing jointly the entire most recent researches and debates at the 3 nation-states within the years 1566-1625, Croft emphasises their interplay and the issues posed by means of a number of monarchy. She additionally examines the interaction among family and international coverage, spiritual tensions at domestic and in a foreign country, finance and parliamentary politics, and discusses the king's writings, his own lifestyles, and his personal view of his role.

An perfect creation for all people with an curiosity within the reign of James VI of Scotland and that i of britain, this can be the 1st account to effectively position the king within the context of all his kingdoms.

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