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What is the difference between Stuart era and Jacobean era?

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The Jacobean era refers to the period in English and Scottish history that coincides with the reign of James VI of Scotland (1567–1625), who also inherited the crown of England in 1603 as James I. The Jacobean era succeeds the Elizabethan era and precedes the Caroline era, and is often used for the distinctive styles of Jacobean architecture, visual arts, decorative arts, and literature which characterized that period. read more

The Jacobean era ranges from 1603 to 1623. The name derives from the monarch, King James I. Jacob is the Hebrew version of the name, James. Unfortunately for King James I he inherited a bad situation. read more

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