Episode 40: James Stuart I; the Wisest Fool

An artistic interpretation of James I of England, and James VI of Scotland.
An artistic interpretation of George Villiers.
An artistic interpretation of Robert Carr.
An artistic interpretation of Frances Howard.

 

An artist’s interpretation of the trials of the Witches of Berwick.
King James I’s book, Demonologie.

This episodes book recommendation: The Royal Stuarts, by Allan Massie.

3 Minute History’s video on the Glorious Revolution.

Some of King James’ letters to George Villiers

And here are a few interesting articles for further reading on the subject, if you’re interested:

A “SINGULAR AFFECTION” FOR RUSSIA: WHY KING JAMES OFFERED TO INTERVENE IN THE TIME OF TROUBLES

The Fall of Sir Thomas Overbury and the Embassy to Russia in 1613

King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire

 

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