James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King by Thomas Cogswell James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King by Thomas Cogswell
James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King by Thomas Cogswell James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King by Thomas Cogswell

James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King by Thomas Cogswell

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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.

James was a shrewd monarch, who bough both stability and peace to both his kingdoms during his reign.  Unity however, was not achieved. 

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

Thomas Cogswell is Professor of History at the University of California Riverside.

  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • English
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 1 x 18.4 cm


 

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