Question: How many King James of England were there?
Answer: During the history of the English and British monarchy there have so far been two King James: James I and James II.
Scotland however has had a total of six King James, the last of whom also became King James I of England.
Born: 1566 – Died: 1625
Reign: 24 July 1567 to 27 March 1625
James I reigned as King of Scotland until 1603, at which time he also became England and Ireland’s first Stuart king.
Born: 1633 – Died: 1701
Reign: 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688
James II was a Stuart King of England, Ireland and Scotland until 1688 when he was overthrown by William III.