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GBScGv1567Jul24Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and 1-year-old James I (aka James VI) becomes King of Scotland
NAScGv1581Jan28James I (aka James VI) signs second Confession of Faith in Scotland
GBScGv1603Mar24Scottish king James VI becomes King James I of England after Queen Elizabeth I dies
GB???? Apr05New English king James I departs Edinburgh for London
GBMeSp1610Mar21King James I addresses English House of Commons
GBMeMu1612Oct28Robert Dowland appointed court lutenist of King James I
EUScMd1613Feb14King James I’s daughter Elizabeth Stuart marries Frederick V of the Palatinate
GBScGv1614Apr05Second parliament (aka the ’Addled Parliament’) of King James I begins session (ending with no enactments)
GBScGv Jun07Second parliament of King James I dissolves, passing no legislation
NEMvRl1616Apr30English King James I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen
NAScGv1620Nov03The Great Patent is granted by King James I to the Plymouth Company which changes its name to become The Council for New England.
GBScGv1621Dec30English king James I cracks Protestation of Parliament
GBScGv1622Feb08King James I disbands the English parliament
NAScGv1624Jun16The Virginia Company’s charter is revoked by King James I and Virginia becomes a royal colony

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