James I (Penguin Monarchs)

James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 17th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 25/04/2019
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Synopsis

'First and foremost, he survived, and that was no mean achievement' James's reign marked one of the rare breaks in England's monarchy. Already James VI of Scotland, on Elizabeth I's death he became James I of England and Ireland, uniting the British Isles for the first time and founding the Stuart dynasty. Thomas Cogswell's dramatic new biography brings James to life as a complex, learned, curious man and, above all, a great survivor.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141989921
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Weight: 89g
  • Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 8 mm

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James I (Penguin Monarchs)
Much needed biography of James I
James I has been surprisingly poorly served by professional historian-biographers. There is no biography of James I in the Yale English Monarchs series, a... READ MORE
Eric Carlson