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King James I of Scotland and his wife Joan Beaufort from the Forman Armorial, 1562

King James I (1603 - 1625) was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband Lord Darnley. He was descended from Robert the Bruce, and the English Tudors through his great grandmother Margaret Tudor sister of Henry VIII. His mother remarried , but in 1567 was forced to renounce the throne of Scotland and James became King Jame VI...When Elizabeth I died in 1603 James was crowned King James I of England the first King of the combined crowns of England and Scotland.

George III - Inherited the throne from his grandfather George II. The son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. He reigned from 1760 to 1820, although his son ruled as his regent during his lapses into madness. He was well-loved by the people. During his reign, Britain lost the American War of Independence.

London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era

Queen Victoria. 25th January1901 "At last that supreme loss has fallen upon the Empire which had been so long delayed... The Empire and the world are alike in mourning. The voice which carried supreme weight in the councils of Europe is silenced; the Sovereign who has won from her people an affection and a reverence to which we can find no parallel in history, has passed from them, full of years and honour... "

Mary, Queen of Scots

Probably "Unknown English Lady, school of Larkin" c. 1580 and probably not Mary Queen of Scots. Comparison to the undoubted Mary of Clouet would seem to make the connection doubtful just on the basis of the subject's appearance.

The Death of James II of England: The Last English and Scottish Catholic Monarch

On September 16, 1701, King James I of England died. He was also King James VII of Scotland and part of the Stuart dynasty. However, his reign had actually come to an end in 1688 when England refused to be ruled by a Catholic monarch, especially after the birth of his Catholic son, James. He was succeeded by his elder daughter and her husband, Mary II of England and William III of Orange.