Jacobean

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For the French Revolution faction, see Jacobin (disambiguation). For the mathematical term, see Jacobian matrix and determinant. For the followers of James II of England and VII of Scotland, see Jacobitism.

Jacobean indicates the period of English history that coincides with the reign of James I of England (1603–1625):

It is also used to refer to other things relating to the name James, notably the biblical Epistle of James.

Jacobean derives from the New Latin Jacobaeus, cognate with James and Jacob.