James VI of Scotland and I of England

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The Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie (essays, poetry, and translations) 1584

Ane Frutfull Meditation Contening ane Plane and Facill Expositioun of ye 7.8.9 and 10 Versis of the 20 Chap. of the Revelatioun in Forme of ane Sermon (essays) 1588

Ane Meditatioun upon the xxv., xxvi., xxvii., xxviii., and xxix. Verses of the xv. Chapt. of the First Buke of the Chronicles of the Kingis (essays) 1589

His Maiesties Poeticall Exercises at Vacant Houres (poetry) 1591

Daemonologie, in Forme of a Dialogue, Divided into Three Bookes (nonfiction) 1597

The True Lawe of Free Monarchies: or The Reciprock and Mutuall Dutie Betwixt a Free King, and His Naturall Subjectes (nonfiction) 1598

Basilikon Doron: Devided into Three Books (nonfiction) 1599; revised 1603

A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco (essay) 1604

Triplici Nodo, Triplex Cuneus. Or, An Apologie for the Oath of Allegiance, against the Two Breves of Pope Paulus Quintus, and the Late Letter of Cardinal Bellarmine to G. Blackwel, the Arch-priest (nonfiction) 1607

Declaration du Serenissimie Roy Jacques I. Roy de la Grand' Bretaigne France et Irlande, Defenseur de la Foy. Pour le droit des rois & independance de leurs Couronnes, contre la Harangue de L'Illustrissime Cardinal du Perron pronouncée en la chambre du tiers Estat le XV. de Janvier 1615 [A Remonstrance of the Most Gratious King James I. King of Great Brittaine, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. for the Right of Kings, and the Independence of Their Crownes. Against an Oration of the Most Illustrious Card. of Perron, Pronounced in the Chamber of the Third Estate. Jan. 15. 1615. Translated out of His Majesties French Copie] (nonfiction) 1615

The Workes of the Most High and Mightie Prince, James, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. Published by James, Bishop of Winton, and Deane of His Maiesties Chappel Royall (essays, poetry, and nonfiction) 1616; enlarged edition 1620

A Meditation upon the Lords Prayer, Written by the Kings Majestie, for the Benefit of All His Subjects, Especially of Such as Follow the Court. Joh. 16.23 (essay) 1619

A Meditation Upon the 27, 28, 29, Verses of the XXVII. Chapter of St. Matthew. Or a paterne for a Kings inauguration (essays) 1620

The Psalmes of King David, Translated by King James [translator] (poetry) 1631

Letters of Queen Elizabeth and King James VI of Scotland [edited by John Bruce] (letters) 1849

Correspondence of King James VI of Scotland with Sir Robert Cecil and Others [edited by Bruce] (letters) 1861

New Poems of James I of England, from a Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript (Add. 24195) in the British Museum [edited by Allan F. Westcott] (poetry) 1911

The Political Works of James I, Reprinted from the Edition of 1616 [edited by Charles Howard McIlwain] (essays) 1918

The Basilicon Doron of King James VI. 2 vols. [edited by James Craigie] (nonfiction) 1944, 1950

The Poems of James VI of Scotland. 2 vols. [edited by Craigie] (poetry) 1955, 1958

Minor Prose Works of King James VI and I [edited by Craigie and Alexander Law] (essays) 1982

Letters of King James VI & I [edited by G. P. V. Akrigg] (letters) 1984

King James VI and I: Political Writings [edited by Johann P. Sommerville] (essays) 1994

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