James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 -1625)

Person Key: JAM1001
House: Stuart
Realm: England, Scotland, and Ireland
Reigned From: 24 Mar, 1603
Reigned To: 27 Mar, 1625
Father: Henry Stuart Lord Darnley (1545-1567)
Mother: Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587)
Spouse(s) Children
Anne of Denmark (1574-1619) Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594-1612), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596-1662), Margaret Stuart (1598-1600), Charles I (1600-1649), Robert Bruce Stuart, Duke of Kintyre and Lorne (1602-1602), Mary Stuart (1605-1607), Sophie of England (1606-1606)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 01)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Badge: The thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 121mm x 110mm
Monogram: I R
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Same as Charles I stamp 22


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 02)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 105mm x 84mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Stamp newly cut?


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 03)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 105mm x 83mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Usage: Same stamp as Charles I stamp 32
Notes:

Same as Charles I stamp 32


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 04)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 105mm x 82mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 04a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 103mm x 82mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 04b)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 106mm x 85mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 04c)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 95mm x 82mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 05)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 97mm x 71mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 06)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 107mm x 75mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 07)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 119mm x 81mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 08)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 117mm x 78mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 08a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 119mm x 81mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Very similar to stamp 8, but note human head on harp in 3rd quarter


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 08b)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 119mm x 80mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Different to stamps 8 and 8a; note the grotesques


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 08c)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 112mm x 77mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 09)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 115mm x 80mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 09a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 117mm x 86mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 10)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 117mm x 86mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Also used by Charles I stamp 18


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 10a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 108mm x 78mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 10b)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Dimensions (height x width): 110mm x 80mm
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 11)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Badge: bunches of grapes
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 107mm x 81mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Also used by Charles I stamp 21


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 12)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter (motto only)
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 65mm x 44mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 13)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A unicorn ducally gorged and chained and a lion gardant imperially crowned
Dimensions (height x width): 82mm x 60mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

N.B. 'N' in 'HONI' reversed.

Supporters reversed


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 14)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Dimensions (height x width): 75mm x 50mm
Monogram: I R
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 15)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 73mm x 55mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 16)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 85mm x 48mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 17)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 87mm x 66mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

N.B. 'N' in 'HONI' and 'PENSE' reversed


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 18)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 79mm x 63mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Stamp 18 is found also on J. Ussher. Britannicarum ecclesiarum antiquitates. Dublin, 1640; See Fine bindings 1500?1700 from Oxford Libraries. Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1968 155 p.89 where it is suggested that the tool may have been sent to Dublin about 1617


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 19)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 80mm x 62mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 20)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 75mm x 48mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 21)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 60mm x 37mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 22)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 60mm x 37mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 23)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 32mm x 19mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 24)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 35mm x 19mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 25)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 73mm x 43mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 26)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 65mm x 37mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 26a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 36mm x 21mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 26b)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 63mm x 38mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 27)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 58mm x 35mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 28)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 75mm x 49mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Same as Charles I stamp 31a


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 29)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 57mm x 36mm
Quarterings: France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 30)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 132mm x 73mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 31)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 83mm x 58mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Notes:

Dated 1615


Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 31a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 83mm x 59mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 32)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 105mm x 62mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 33)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 41mm x 51mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 34)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 61mm x 38mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly; 2. Scotland; 3. Ireland
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 35)
Badge: rose, pomegranate, fleur-de-lys
Crown: sovereign
Dimensions (height x width): 30mm x 27mm
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 01a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France and England quarterly 2. Scotland 3. Ireland
Crest: On an imperial crown (a cross on an orb in the centre of the circlet of the imperial crown) a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged chained and ringed
Dimensions (height x width): 112mm x 81mm
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France and England quarterly 2. Scotland 3. Ireland
Usage: Also used by Charles I and Charles II
Title: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1566 - 1625) (Stamp 01a)
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. France & England quarterly. 2. Scotland. 3. Ireland
Crest: On an imperial crown (a cross on an orb in the centre of the circlet of the imperial crown) a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged chained and ringed
Dimensions (height x width):
Quarterings: 1 & 4. France & England quarterly. 2. Scotland. 3. Ireland