Countess Ermesinde Rules Luxembourg

Countess Ermesinde was the first female ruler of Luxembourg from 1226 to 1237. Continue reading

Caliph Abu Bakr Succeeded Muhammad

Caliph Abu Bakr was named khalifat rasul Allah ("successor of the prophet of God") following the death of Muhammad on June 8, 632 by Medina Muslims. Continue reading

German Chieftain, Odoacer Declared King of Italy

German Chieftain, Odoacer declared King of Italy by his troops following the overthrow of the last Roman ruler, General Orestes on August 23, 476. Continue reading

James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

King James VI Reigned both Scotland and England

King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England following Queen Elizabeth I death and succeeding her throne. Continue reading

English Coronation Ceremony for King James I

The first coronation conducted in English was for King James I of England held in Westminster Abbey, London, England in 1603. Continue reading