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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

noun
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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