King James VI grew up under the watchful eye of his tutor, George Buchanan. The young king never saw his mother after she was taken to Loch Leven Castle in Scotland. James had his eye on the English throne, so he was careful not to offend Elizabeth by supporting Mary.

First broadcast:
25 January 2002

The clip could lead into study of James VI and I and his reign. It provides background for discussion of James' position regarding his mother and Elizabeth.