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James I : the phoenix king

By: Cogswell, Thomas

Part of the Penguin Monarchs series
0141989920 / 9780141989921
Paperback
941.061092
25/04/2019
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18 cm xi, 108 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (black and white)
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Reprint. Originally published: UK: Allen Lane, 2017.

'First and foremost, he survived, and that was no mean achievement' James's reign marked one of the rare breaks in England's monarchy.

Already James VI of Scotland, on Elizabeth I's death he became James I of England and Ireland, uniting the British Isles for the first time and founding the Stuart dynasty.

Thomas Cogswell's dramatic new biography brings James to life as a complex, learned, curious man and, above all, a great survivor.

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, 3JD c 1600 to c 1700, BGH Biography: historical, political & military, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLH Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700

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