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British Monarchs: James I (Stuarts) 1603-1625


James I


House: Stuarts
Reign: 1603-1625

James VI of Scotland/James I of England and Ireland (Charles James Stuart) (June 19, 1566 March 27, 1625) was King of Scots, King of England, and King of Ireland and was the first to style himself King of Great Britain. He ruled in Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567. Then from the 'Union of the Crowns', in England and Ireland as James I, from 24 March 1603 until his death. He was the first monarch of England from the House of Stuart, succeeding the last Tudor monarch, Elizabeth I, who died
without issue.


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