) portrait of James VI and I June 1566 – 27 March was King of Scots as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the English and Scottish crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death.
Containing the Old Testaments translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches.
King James VI of Scotland ascended the throne of England as King James I in One of his first acts of duty was to commission the Bible be translated into English. Thus, we can thank him for giving us the King James Version of the Bible, first published in
King James I of Scotland - century portrait of James. Reign: 4 April 1406 – 21 February 1437 Coronation: 21 May 1424 Born 25 July 1394 Dunfermline Palace Fife Died 21 February 1437 Burial Perth Charterhouse Religion: Roman Catholic