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King James and the history of homosexuality

by Michael B. Young

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • James I, King of England, 1566-1625 -- Sexual behavior,
    • Homosexuality, Male -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century,
    • Homosexuality, Male -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century,
    • Gay kings and rulers,
    • Homosexuality, Male -- Scotland -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625,
    • Scotland -- History -- James VI, 1567-1625,
    • Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-215) and index.

      StatementMichael B. Young.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA391 .Y68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL37767M
      ISBN 100814796931
      LC Control Number99025169

        Correspondence between James and his male favorites survives, and as David M. Bergeron theorizes in his book “King James and Letters of .   For the history of homosexuality, for the King James Bible, for English politics? I read a book on this topic years ago by Michael Young titled King James and the History of Homosexuality. StevePame,

      The charge of homosexuality was made by the king’s enemies and only after his death. Stephen Coston’s book King James the VI of Scotland and the I of England Unjustly Accused? (St. Petersburg, FL: Konigswort, ) makes the case that the charge was slanderous and untrue.   The question whether King James, who commissioned the translation of the Bible into English in , had homosexual tendencies has been under discussion in recent years. We review the arguments presented against this view and conclude that they are largely circular and ad hominem. We then consider the evidence presented by those who argue for this view, including the emotional Cited by: 6.

      Samantha Smith examines James VI & I’s relationships with his ‘favourites’ “And yet I cannot content myself without sending you this billet, praying God that I may have a joyful and comfortable meeting with you, and that we may make at this Christenmass a new marriage, ever to be kept thereafter; for God so love me, as I desire only to live in this world for your sake, and that I had. Persons acquainted with the history of sexuality will find surprising premonitions here of modern homosexuality and homophobia. General readers will find a world of political intrigue coloured by sodomy, pederasty, and gender instability. For readers new to the subject, the book begins with a helpful overview of King James's life/5(4).


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It discusses both the personal history of King James (of the King James Bible fame) and public perception of homosexuality during 16th and 17th Century England. For readers not already well acquainted with King James, such as myself, the opening chapter establishes his by: 6.

King James and the history of homosexuality (KJ&HH) is based around a simple premise, namely that the sexuality and same sex relationships of James VI of Scotland and I /5. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality. The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness Cited by: 4.

Read this book as part of my own research into the relationships King James I had with his male favorites. The research in this is extensive and I particularity enjoyed the contextual information about how masculinity was viewed in seventeenth century England and how effeminacy was in fact attached to homosexual behavior during this time/5.

The Hardcover of the King James and the History of Homosexuality by Michael Young at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality.

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Persons acquainted with the history of sexuality will find surprising premonitions here of modern homosexuality and homophobia. General readers will find King James and the history of homosexuality book world of political intrigue colored by sodomy, pederasty, and gender instability.

For readers new to the subject, the book begins with a helpful overview of King James's life. Allegations of King James's homosexuality made in his lifetime and in the generation afterwards shook the political world of early Stuart England.

In this engaging history of the monarch and his times, Michael B. Young relates these allegations to the current debate among historians on the origin of modern conceptions of "homosexuality." Situating the claims of homosexuality within the interplay between. King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire presents a modern-spelling edition of seventy-five letters exchanged between Buckingham and James.

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Young. out of 5 stars I write this review Cited by: King James 1 was a known homosexual who murdered his young lovers and victimized countless heretics and women. His cruelty was justified by his “divine right” of kings. —Otto J.

Scott, James. As Michael Young claims in his book King James and the History of Homosexuality, one of the main reasons why many historians deliberately chose to avoid the matter had to do with a fear of hurting his image, but doesn't concealing it make the story weaker.

For me, his "harem" stories are only an interesting and fascinating aspect of the King's life, who is still considered one of the Author: María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards.

James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality. The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness.

The most thorough study of James' sexual behavior is Michael Young's King James and the History of Homosexuality. Young is committed to the idea that there is enough evidence in the writings of James and his 'lovers' to prove that James had sexual relationships with men, and I am convinced that he is correct on at least one account.

Allegations of King James's homosexuality made in his lifetime and in the generation afterwards shook the political world of early Stuart England.

In this engaging history of the monarch and his times, Michael B. Young relates these allegations to the current debate among historians on the origin of modern conceptions of "homosexuality."/5(4).

Allegations of King James's homosexuality made in his lifetime and in the generation afterwards shook the political world of early Stuart England.

In this engaging history of the monarch and his times, Michael B. Young relates these allegations to the current debate among historians on the origin of modern conceptions of "homosexuality."/5(5).

General readers will find a world of political intrigue colored by sodomy, pederasty, and gender instability. For readers new to the subject, the book begins with a helpful overview of King James's James and the History of Homosexuality (Hardcover)Brand: Michael Young.

King James and the History of Homosexuality. [Michael B Young] -- "James VI & I, the namesake of the King James Version of the Bible, had a series of notorious male favorites.

No one denies that these relationships were amorous, but were they sexual. It discusses both the personal history of King James (of the King James Bible fame) and public perception of homosexuality during 16th and 17th Century England.

For readers not already well acquainted with King James, such as myself, the opening chapter establishes his history/5.

The Scottish Historical Review / List of Issues / Vol Issue 2 / Young, James VI and I and the History of Homosexuality; Bergeron, King James and Letters of Homoerotic Desire; Treadwell, Buckingham and Ireland, –Author: Julian Goodare.

King James and the history of homosexuality. [Michael B Young] -- "Allegations of homosexuality made against King James, in his lifetime and in the generation afterwards, shook the.

Persons acquainted with the history of sexuality will find surprising premonitions here of modern homosexuality and homophobia. General readers will find a world of political intrigue coloured by sodomy, pederasty, and gender instability. For readers new to the subject, the book begins with a helpful overview of King James's life.

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