What is the book of demonology summary? 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.
Who wrote the book of demonology and what was it about?
How were King James and Shakespeare connected? James proved to be a true enthusiast of the theater. Just a few months after assuming the throne, he officially adopted Shakespeare’s company. With the sponsorship of the king, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men became known as the King’s Men. For his part, Shakespeare welcomed the new king with Macbeth, written around 1606.
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.