James I of England is crowned (45 words)

Historical Context Note

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The coronation of James I takes place, presided over by Archbishop Whitgift of Canterbury. He had already been crowned King of Scotland in tempestuous circumstances in 1567. He had then been 13 months old, and was forced onto the throne after his mother was forced to abdicate.

Editors. "James I of England is crowned". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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