Editor says, what if the eldest son of King James I had lived? muses Jeff Provine on the This Day in Alternate History web site. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality Henry Frederick died at the age of 18, and his younger brother Charles ascended the throne in 1625. Charles bickered with Parliament, eventually leading to the English Civil War and his own beheading in 1649. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.