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When King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England in 1603 he had ruled his native land almost as long as had Queen Elizabeth. He showed both vision and determination in pursuing his major political goals: a united Britain, and a foreign policy based on peace rather than bellicose chauvinism. Of course, there was a darker side: in the face of growing Parliamentary opposition, he would need all his celebrated wisdom to prevent open conflict. This book is a sympathetic portrait of a worthy first king of Great Britain.
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Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110297767755
Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0297767755 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1008237