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By Michael Young

James VI & I, the namesake of the King James model of the Bible, had a chain of infamous male favourites. nobody denies that those relationships have been amorous, yet have been they sexual? Michael B. younger merges political background with fresh scholarship within the heritage of sexuality to respond to that question. extra largely, he indicates that James's favourites had a damaging influence in the royal relations, at courtroom, in Parliament, and within the kingdom at huge. Contemporaries raised the spectre of a sodomitical courtroom and an effeminized kingdom; a few instructed James to have interaction in a extra virile international coverage via embarking on struggle. Queen Anne inspired a martial spirit and moulded her oldest son to be extra manly than his father. Repercussions endured after James's loss of life, detracting from the majesty of the monarchy and contributing to the outbreak of the Civil battle. people conversant in the background of sexuality will locate staggering premonitions right here of contemporary homosexuality and homophobia. common readers will discover a international of political intrigue colored by means of sodomy, pederasty, and gender instability. For readers new to the topic, the e-book starts off with a worthy review of King James's life.

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