Stewart Family Genealogy
The history and genealogy of our Stewart and Allied families.
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King James (Stewart) Stuart, VI of Scotland and I of England and Ireland

King James (Stewart) Stuart, VI of Scotland and I of England and Ireland

Male 1566 - 1625  (58 years)

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  • Name James (Stewart) Stuart  [1
    Title King 
    Prefix King 
    Suffix VI of Scotland and I of England and Ireland 
    Born 19 Jun 1566  Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1VG5-PJV 
    Reign Between 24 July 1567 and 27 March 1625 
    King of Scotland

    Predecessor: Mary I

    Successor: Charles I 
    Coronation 29 Jul 1567 
    King of Scotland 
    Reign Between 24 Mar 1603 and 27 Mar 1625 
    King of England and Ireland

    Predecessor: Elizabeth I

    Successor: Charles I 
    Coronation 25 Jul 1603 
    King of England and Ireland 
    House House of Stewart (Stuart) 
    Name James VI Stewart  [4, 5
    Died 27 Mar 1625  Theobalds House, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 7 May 1625  Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002342  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2014 

    Father Ancestors Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley,   b. 7 Dec 1545, Temple Newsam, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1567, Kirk o'Field, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Queen Mary (Stewart) Stuart, of Scotland,   b. 8 Dec 1542, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1587, Fotheringhay Castle, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 29 Jul 1565  Holyrood Palace, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F000702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Queen Consort Anne de Denmark, of Scotland, England and Ireland,   b. 12 Oct 1574, Skanderborg Castle, Skanderborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1619, Hampton Court Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1589  Old Bishop's Palace, Oslo Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Prince Henry Frederick Stuart, of Wales,   b. 19 Feb 1594, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1612, St. James' Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Queen Elizabeth "The Winter Queen" (Stewart) Stuart, of Bohemia,   b. 19 Aug 1596, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1661/62, Middlesex County, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Birth]
     3. Margaret Stuart,   b. 24 Dec 1598,   d. Mar 1600  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
    +4. King Charles Stuart, I of Scotland, England and Ireland,   b. 19 Nov 1600, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1649, Whitehall, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
     5. Robert Stuart, Duke of Kintyre,   b. 18 Jan 1602, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1602  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     6. Mary Stuart,   b. 8 Apr 1605, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1607  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
     7. Sophia Stuart,   b. 22 Jun 1606, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1606  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F000704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1566 - Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1589 - Old Bishop's Palace, Oslo Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Mar 1625 - Theobalds House, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 May 1625 - Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • KINSHIP: Only child and heir.

      TITLES: Birthright> Prince of Scotland.
      TITLES: At his birth became Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, and Baron of Renfrew [S.];
      TITLES: Succeeded father, in 1566/1567 as Duke of Albany, title created Jul 1565; as Earl of Ross and Lord Ardmannoch [S.], titles by charter May 1565.
      TITLES: Upon the abdication of his mother, Mary STEWART, Queen of Scotland, on 24 Jul 1567, he became King of Scotland, crowned 29 Jul 1567.
      TITLES: Merged> Upon his succession as King of Scotland in 1567, all his honors merged in the crown.
      TITLES: Succeeded to the throne of England as James I, King of England on 24 Mar 1602/1603. [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 1 p. 82; vol. 3 p. 176, 179 fn. (a), 444, 445, 570; vol. 4 p. 469 fn. (e).

    2. [S3427] #230 [5th edition, 1999] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215 (5th edition, 1999), Adams, Arthur, (5th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999), FHL book 973 D2aa 1999., p. 24 line 17C:16, p. 122 line 92:16.

    3. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 1 p. 82.

    4. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 1 p. 82, 157 fn. (b), 158 fn. (b); vol. 3 p. 59, 445; vol. 4 p. 83, 469 fn. (e).

    5. [S3531] #218 Complete Baronetage, 1611-1880 (1900-1906), Cokayne, George Edward, (5 volumes. Exeter [England]: W. Pollard, 1900-1906), FHL book 942 D22cg., vol. 2 p. 358 fn. (a).

    6. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 1 p. 82-83.