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Burnley

(Encyclopedia) Burnley, city (1991 pop. 76,365) and district, Lancashire, NW England. Historically a coal mining and cotton-weaving town, Burnley's economy is increasingly…

James I

(Encyclopedia) James I (James the Conqueror), 1208–76, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (1213–76), son and successor of Peter II. After a minority was disturbed by private wars…

James I

(Encyclopedia) James I, 1243–1311, king of Majorca (1276–1311), count of Roussillon and Cerdagne, lord of Montpellier, son of James I of Aragón. In 1278 he was forced to become a vassal…

James

(Encyclopedia) James, letter of the New Testament, traditionally classified among the Catholic, or General, Epistles. The James of its ascription is traditionally identified with St.…

James

(Encyclopedia) James, in the Gospel of St. Luke, kinsman of St. Jude . The original does not specify the relationship.

James V

(Encyclopedia) James V, 1512–42, king of Scotland (1513–42), son and successor of James IV. His mother, Margaret Tudor , held the regency until her marriage in 1514 to Archibald…

James I

(Encyclopedia) James I, 1566–1625, king of England (1603–25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567–1625). James's reign witnessed the beginnings of English colonization in North…

James I

(Encyclopedia) James I, 1394–1437, king of Scotland (1406–37), son and successor of Robert III. King Robert feared for the safety of James because the king's brother, Robert…

James

(Encyclopedia) James. 1 Unnavigable river, 710 mi (1,143 km) long, rising in central N.Dak. and flowing across S.Dak. to the Missouri River at Yankton, S.Dak. Jamestown Dam on…

James VI

(Encyclopedia) James VI, king of Scotland: see James I , king of England.