9. JAMES VI AND I: RELIGION AND STATE – BRITAIN: THE THREAD OF HISTORY 1

Smith & Williamson Tent, Mon 24th June 17:00 - 18:00 (60 mins)

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In this first Thread of History lecture, Clare Jackson will discuss the reign of the double king, James VI of Scotland and I of England, Wales and Ireland. A time of literature and learning, as well as one of peace, James nonetheless ruled a disjointed British Isles that saw the beginnings of growing unrest and religious divisions. A little understood reign, it was a vital period in which the foundations of future strife were set.

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