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James I
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(Stuart, of England; Jun 19, 1566, Edinburgh – Mar 27, 1625, London). In 1603, on the death of Elizabeth I, James VI of Scotland was crowned King James I of England. Opposed to Presbyterianism and the Church of Scotland 's political influence he attempted to impose episcopacy in Scotland. In England, James's ecclesiastical policies met with mixed success. At the Hampton Court Conference (1604) he exhibited considerable theological knowledge and authorized a new translation of the Bible (Bible translations), the King James version, though he failed either to…

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Carter, Grayson R., “James I”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10698>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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