With Billie Jean King, Virginia Wade, Lornie Kuhle, Bobby Wilson. James was soon to have an entirely new outlet for his obsession. He sponsored the Authorized King James Version of the Bible. His mother married again but was forced to renounce the throne in favor of him. James was formally crowned at the Church of the Holy Rood, Stirling on July 29, 1567. A look at the events leading up to the 1973 tennis match between retired men's champ Bobby Riggs and the current women's Wimbledon winner Billie Jean King. Cameron first gained recognition for directing The Terminator (1984). King James I was born in June 19, 1566 at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. With James Bryce, Paola Dionisotti, John Gillespie, Simon Gregor. James found his new subjects a good deal more ambivalent than their northern neighbours (and, indeed, the rest of Europe) on the subject of witchcraft. When he became king of England in 1603, James claimed never to have been responsible for pushing ahead with persecutions of witches.