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Selected Poetry of James I, of Scotland (1394-1437)

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Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. The King's Quire (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name:
Family name: James I, of Scotland
Birth date: July 1394
Death date: 1437
Nationality: Scottish
Family relations
          father: Robert III
          mother: Annabella Drummond
          wife: Jane (from 12 February 1424)
          brother: David, duke of Rothesay
Religion: Roman Catholic
Literary period: Middle English
          Dunfermline: July 1394 to 1402
          St. Andrews: 1402
          Tower of London: 1406
          Evesham: 1407 to 1409
          Nottingham Castle: 1407
          Windsor Castle: 1409
          Perth: 1424
Cause of death: Murder
Buried at: Convent of the Carthusians
First RPO edition: 1996-2000