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As a King, James had a special relationship with God and could therefore write religious poetry from a special viewpoint.

England's Solomon: JamesVI and I in his Three Kingdoms.

"James VI and I: Two Kingsor One?," 68 (1983), 187- 209.

QUESTION: I have been told that King James was a homosexual. Is this true?
The report was largely ignored since there were still enough people alive who knew it wasn't true. In fact, it lay dormant for years, until recently when it was picked up by Christians who hoped that vilifying King James, would tarnish the Bible that bears his name so that Christians would turn away from God's book to a more "modern" translation.

In 1509 died of tuberculosis and his son became King Henry VIII.

King James of bible fame was a very peculiar ruler. This biography uses frames.

24 Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;
25 That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
26 That confirmeth the word of his servant, and performeth the counsel of his messengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built, and I will raise up the decayed places thereof:
27 That saith to the deep, Be dry, and I will dry up thy rivers:
28 That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.


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So, discarding (and ignoring Henry IV's denial of theBeauforts' eligibility to the crown), the obvious heir to the Lancastrianpretension was Henry.

The Pope envisioned a collection of nations joinedbeneath the cloak of Christendom with him at its head; but, particularly inxenophobic England, there were mutterings that the church was dominated by othernations.

And on 30 May Henry VIII married his third wife: .

Turner, Franklin, and Sir Jervis Elwes were also brought to trial, found guilty, and executed between the 19th of October and the 4th of December 1615; but the grand trial of the Earl and Countess of Somerset did not take place till the month of May following.

Henry called her his sister and often invited her to court.

Sometimes the punishment was not extended to this length, and the victim, being allowed to recover, underwent the second portion, the frigore, which consisted in his standing naked in the open air, for a certain space, in the sight of all the people.

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But was a commander in the Lancastrianarmy, and when Henry was only four years old, a Yorkist force was sent to takethe Tudor fortress at Pembroke, where the child was living.

James II and VII (14 October 1633 O.S

It eventually destroyed itself by internal division and lack of clear purpose but one of the rebels' demands was a warning for - they want their King to be advised by noble councilors who understand the people's wishes, not common men like .

The Life of King James I of England - Anniina Jokinen

He didn't relish being excommunicated and it is likely that hepersuaded himself that he wasn't disobeying Christ's vicar but, rather, the Emperor's puppet.