What was written by King James the First? King James Version (KJV), also called Authorized Version or King James Bible, English translation of the Bible, published in 1611 under the auspices of King James I of England.
Did King James believe in fairies? Although James believed in the existence of demons and witches, when it came to fantastic creatures like fairies, he was much more skeptical. Throughout the text of Daemonologie, James dismisses the ideas of supernatural beings – including fairies – as local myths.
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.