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The wisest fool in Christendom : the reign of King James I and VI

Author: William McElwee
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McElwee, William Lloyd, 1907-1978.
Wisest fool in Christendom.
London, Faber and Faber [1958]
(OCoLC)564699708
Named Person: James, King of England; James, King of England; James, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William McElwee
OCLC Number: 1061882
Description: 296 pages : portraits, table ; 23 cm
Contents: The Scottish inheritance --
The education of a king --
James VI of Scotland --
Crisis and final triumph in Scotland --
The English inheritance --
Taking over a new kingdom --
Puritans and Catholics, the first failure --
The first round with parliment --
The end of the Elizabethan age --
The financial breakdown --
Experiment in personal rule --
The end of the Howard supremacy --
Crisis abroad and at home --
The end of King James's peace.
Responsibility: by William McElwee.

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