Anne of Great Britain

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Anne of Great Britain
Reign 8 March 1702 – 1 August 1714
Coronation 23 April 1702
Predecessor William III & II
Successor George I
Spouse Prince George of Denmark
Issue
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester
House House of Stuart
Father James II of England
Mother Lady Anne Hyde
Born 6 February 1665(1665-02-06)
St James's Palace, London
Died 1 August 1714(1714-08-01) (aged 49)
Kensington Palace, London
Burial Westminster Abbey, London

Anne of Great Britain (6 February 1665 - 1 August 1714) became Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, when England and Scotland combined into a single kingdom, Anne became the first sovereign of the Kingdom of Great Britain.