James 1st was called the wisest fool in Christendom but he was a a clever man. During his reign he supported theatre and the Arts and William Shakespeare wrote some of his finest plays to be performed at Court for the King. James was the guiding force which created the King James Bible but he fought in vain against the growing fashion for smoking tobacco. This talk/lecture looks at Jacobean society and it’s King.

Lecture/talk with Powerpoint images