The History of Leith

June 18, 2007

James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James I.

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The Coat of Arms of James VI can be seen on the tower at South Leith Parish Church

James Stuart (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scots as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James I.

He ruled in Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567, when he was only one year old. Regents governed during his minority, which ended officially in 1578, though he did not gain full control of his government until 1581.[1] On 24 March 1603, as James I, he succeeded the last Tudor monarch of England and Ireland, Elizabeth I, who died without issue.He then ruled England, Scotland and Ireland for 22 years, until his death at the age of 58. for more click here

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