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James VI and I and the history of homosexuality

Michael B. Young

James VI and I and the history of homosexuality

by Michael B. Young

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James -- I, -- King of England -- Sexual behavior,
  • Homosexuality, Male -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century,
  • Homosexuality, Male -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century,
  • Homosexuality, Male -- Scotland -- History,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625,
  • Scotland -- History -- James VI, 1567-1625,
  • Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael B. Young.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,221p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20137355M
    ISBN 100333633784

      As Michael Young claims in his book King James and the History of Homosexuality, one of the main reasons why many historians deliberately chose to avoid the matter had to do with a fear of hurting his image, Author: María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. James VI and I and the history of homosexuality in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content.

    James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality. king james and the history of homosexuality Download king james and the history of homosexuality or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get king james and the history of homosexuality book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

      Abstract. The question whether King James, who commissioned the translation of the Bible into English in , had homosexual tendencies has been under discussion in recent years. We review the arguments presented against this view and conclude that Cited by: 6. The first detailed academic study of all of James’ favourites and their impact, employing a vast array of contemporary evidence; A gripping story that boldly revises the political background to the English Civil War and the history of homosexuality; James VI and I, the namesake of the King James Bible, had a series of notorious male favourites.


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King James VI and I and the History of Homosexuality th Edition by M. Young (Author) ISBN Cited by: 4. James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed James VI and I and the history of homosexuality book evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality.

The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness, sodomy, sexual constructs and sexual discourse Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. James Vi And I And The History Of Homosexuality book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. James VI and I was the most prominen /5(2). In a new book on the life of King James VI and I, Professor Michael Young, of Illinois Wesleyan University, says the king was unabashedly gay.

He is the author of three books about the reigns of King Charles I and King James I of England/5(9). Download james vi and i and the history of homosexuality or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The Scottish Historical Review / List of Issues / Vol Issue 2 / Young, James VI and I and the History of Homosexuality; Bergeron, King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire; Treadwell, Buckingham and Ireland, –Author: Julian Goodare. In a new book on the life of King James VI and I, Professor Michael Young, of Illinois Wesleyan University, says the king was unabashedly gay.

He is the author of three books about the reigns of King Charles I and King James I of by: 6. Download king james vi and i and the history of homosexuality or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get king james vi and i and the history of homosexuality book now.

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Tracy Borman reveals how James VI and I's obsession with devilry consigned hundreds of unfortunates to the flames. The witch-hunts that swept across Europe from to were among the most controversial and terrifying phenomena in history – holocausts of their times.

Historians have long attempted to explain why and how they took such Author: Ellie Cawthorne. Of course the term “gay” would not have been used in the context of homosexuality in Early Modern Britain.

In fact same sex-love was described as sodomy. Sodomy was seen as an act of heresy and as a crime so to have described James in these terms would have been very dangerous and difficult to prove.

James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites. No one denies that these relationships were amorous, but were they sexual.

Michael B. Young merges political history with recent scholarship in the history of sexuality to answer that question/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

James is not eulogized but he is not condemned, either but fleshed out in a fair manner. Two facts are generally known about James: He was a homosexual (although his supporters vehemently deny this) and the King James version of the Bible, still in use today, was translated under his reign/5(22).

James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. The author has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality.

The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness Author: Michael B. Young. The personal relationships of James VI and I included relationships with his male courtiers and his marriage to Anne of Denmark, with whom he fathered children.

The influence his favourites had on politics, and the resentment at the wealth they acquired, became major political issues during. James VI and I, who reigned over Scotland and later England and Ireland until his death inattracted similar scrutiny for his male favorites, a term used for companions and advisers who had special preference with monarchs.

James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality.

The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness /5(5). James VI and I and the history of homosexuality.

[Michael B Young] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June – 27 March ) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March until his death in Father: Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley.

Male Homosexuality — Great Britain — History — 17th Century Scotland — Kings and Rulers — Biography Scotland — History — James VI, James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites.

No one denies that these relationships were amorous, but were they sexual? Michael B. Young merges political history with recent scholarship in the history of sexuality to answer that question. More broadly, he shows that James's favorites had a negative impact within the royal family.James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites.

No one denies that these relationships were amorous, but were they sexual? Michael B. Young merges political history with recent scholarship in the history of sexuality to answer that question.