King James / KierstenP7

  • Apr 26, 1564

    Shakespeares Birth

    Shakespeare is (actual date not known) born on Henley Street in Stratford, London.
  • Jun 19, 1566

    King James was born

    KJ was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her 2nd husband Henry Stewart, whose title was Lord Darnley.
  • Feb 15, 1567

    KJ's dad is murdered

    His parent’s marriage ended quite quickly due to the fact that his father was found murdered 8 months after James was born.
  • Apr 13, 1570

    Guy Fawkes is born

    Guy Fawkes, the "trigger man" for the Gun Powder Plot is born.
  • KJ Gets Married

    King James marries Anne. She is the daughter of Fredrick 2nd of Denmark and Norway.
  • First Meeting

    The plotters of the Gun Powder Plot had their first meeting regarding the plot. Catesby, Thomas Wintour, Jack Wright, Thomas Percy and Guy Fawkes all met at a pub (I believe) called the Duck and Drake.
  • KJ taxes tabacco

    KJ says that smoking is harmful to the health of peoples lungs and places a tax on tobacco.
  • Lease

    The plotters leased a basement cellar under the House of Parliment.
  • D-Day

    This was the day that the plotters had intended for Guy Fawkes to set of the cellar bombs, blowing up King James and the others inside.
  • Guy Fawkes Died

    After he was caught, Guy Fawkes was hanged, drawn and quartered for treason and lying.
  • Shakespeare writes MB

    Macbeth is written by William Shakespeare. He webbed in subjects like regicide, supernatural beings, and just plain murder.
  • Shakespeare Dies

    The exact date and cause of death for Shakespeare are unknown. However, a journal entry gives us a clue "Shakespeare, Drayton, and Ben Jonson had a merry meeting and it seems drank too hard, for Shakespeare died of a fever there contracted." from a man named John Ward.
  • KJ Dies

    He passed away at Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire. He was 58 years, 9 months, and 7 days old when he died. He was later buried at Westminster Abbey.
  • KJ Son Takes Over

    King James' son, Charles I, takes over his dead father's duties