What did King James discuss in demonology? The book asserts James’s full belief in magic and witchcraft, and aims to both prove the existence of such forces and to lay down what sort of trial and punishment these practices merit – in James’s view, death.
Did King James write demonology? Written by King James I and published in 1597, the original edition of Demonology is widely regarded as one of the most interesting and controversial religious writings in history, yet because it is written in the language of its day, it has been notoriously difficult to understand.
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When did James I become king of England? On 24 March 1603 James achieved his lifelong ambition when Queen Elizabeth I died and he inherited the throne of England.