1566–1625, king of England and Ireland 1603–25; as James VI , king of Scotland 1567–1625 (son of Mary Stuart).
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James I. sent forth his famous "Counterblast" and in the strongest manner condemned its use.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
He sincerely hates all anti-tobaccoites and has a supreme disgust for the memory of King James I. and all royal foes of the plant.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
The ‘test’ he generally adopted was that of ‘swimming,’ which James I. recommends with much unction in his ‘Demonologie.’Witch, Warlock, and Magician | William Henry Davenport Adams
This Act remained in force till the reign of James I., when it was repealed.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare | Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
Such had been an earlier petition to James I., and the same spirit of opposition pursued every development of the young town.The Cornwall Coast | Arthur L. Salmon
British Dictionary definitions for James I
called the Conqueror . 1208–76, king of Aragon (1216–76). He captured the Balearic Islands and Valencia from the Muslims, thus beginning Aragonese expansion in the Mediterranean
1394–1437, king of Scotland (1406–37), second son of Robert III
1566–1625, king of England and Ireland (1603–25) and, as James VI, king of Scotland (1567–1625), in succession to Elizabeth I of England and his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, respectively. He alienated Parliament by his assertion of the divine right of kings, his favourites, esp the Duke of Buckingham, and his subservience to Spain
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