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    the king. Some critics would refute this point‚ and argue that Macbeth does not harbour such a passion‚ and that it is the femme fatale-esque character of Lady Macbeth who taunts Macbeth with demeaning rhetorical language such as "Are you a man?" and "I would be ashamed to wear a heart so white"; there is certainly evidence to suggest that

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    ‘Was James I a suitable candidate for King of England?’ How far do you agree? James I had many questions asked about his ability and potential to be King of England. He had many critics saying that the only reason he was King‚ was as he was the only one in line to the throne and his ability as a King was not good enough to deserved the throne. There were many views about him at this point of time and this was one of many. This may have been due to his mix repertoire as King of Scotland. In this

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    THE CHARACTER OF JAMES VI & I King James VI of Scotland & I of England was handicapped from birth with weak limbs and therefore injured himself many times. This also caused him to have an unsteady walk. He later suffered crippling arthritis. To compensate for this King James VI & I often leaned on his most trusted councilors and friends which also happened to be members of his personal staff. As a result‚ he was claimed by some to be homosexual but the rumours have proved unfounded. These

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    Was James I a good King?

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    Was James I a good king for England? James I was a very educated man‚ well read in theology and political theory. Having taken over the Scottish throne at the age of thirteen months‚ one can think that when he started ruling England he was more than enough prepared for being a king. However‚ I should say that to me he was neither a good nor a bad king since he took some good and wrong decisions during his reign. On the one hand‚ James I was brought up as a Presbyterian‚ and as a Christian‚ he

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    James I Religion and Foreign policy RT revision notes. -Religious dissension was the basis of an event that confirmed and fueled James’ paranoia: the Gunpowder Plot of November 5‚ 1605. Guy Fawkes and four other Catholic dissenters were caught attempting to blow up the House of Lords on a day in which the king was to open the session. The conspirators were executed‚ but a fresh wave of anti-Catholic sentiments washed across England. James also disliked the Puritans who became excessive in their

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    religion the only problem James I and Charles I had with Parliament? James I was monarch of England from 1603-25. He was also King James VI of Scotland throughout his reign. The previous Queen‚ Elizabeth I‚ had no children to rule after she died. So her council wanted to know who would be the next monarch. But she could not tell them due to her critical position as she was ill. They then named her cousin‚ James VI of Scotland. She then raised her hand to show that she agreed. James was married at the

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    james extravagance

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    A- On the face of it the sources seem to disagree on this issue. Sources ten and twelve seem to show that James’ extravagant giving was the cause of his financial problems however source eleven seems to show that it was not James’ extravagant giving that caused his financial problems. In source ten‚ ‘Matthew Hutton’ states that‚ “His Majesty’s subjects hear and fear that King James’ heroical and excellent nature is too inclined to giving” this can be a criticism as if it’s just hear and fear there

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    During 1607-1611 of Early Jamestown‚ Why Were So Many Colonists Dead? King James I sent 110 people over for a new start of life. The Englishmen arrived to Jamestown believing that they would find gold and a new way of freedom with government and religion. Most of the colonist died during the early years of 1607-1611. No skills for the New World later made the colonist have a hostile relationship with the Native Americans and the environment that they weren’t immune for lead to their deaths

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    During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries‚ England had many rulers who held varying religious beliefs. These competing religious ideologies tore England apart. Issues such as the divine right of kings‚ the conflict between the English Monarchy‚ and the Protestant Reformation would all lead England to rule with a parliamentary monarchy. The Protestant Reformation (1517-1618) was a great religious movement that began in Germany and spread through Northern Europe. At this time‚ the medieval Roman

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    beginning‚ England was strictly a place of Absolutism. Gradually‚ it transitioned into a Constitutionalism. On the other hand‚ Russia remained an Absolutism and flourished under their monarch. In England‚ Queen Elizabeth was the first monarch to majorly change the country. She changed the religion of England back to the Anglican Church‚ after Mary was very against Protestants. She got rid of all the anti-Protestant legislation that Mary passed and made it alright for Protestants to live in England openly

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