Editors. "James VI of Scotland is born". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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James VI of Scotland is born (63 words)
Historical Context Note
James VI of Scotland is born. He is to succeed to the throne at the age of thirteen months, when his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate in his favour. Scotland is ruled over by various regents until James takes full control of government in 1581; he later becomes King of England as well when Elizabeth I dies without heirs in 1603.15051 James VI of Scotland is born 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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