Anne, Queen of Great Britain

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Anne of Great Britain
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Reign8 March 1702 – 1 August 1714
Coronation23 April 1702
PredecessorWilliam III & II
SuccessorGeorge I
Born(1665-02-06)6 February 1665
St James's Palace, London
Died1 August 1714(1714-08-01) (aged 49)
Kensington Palace, London
SpousePrince George of Denmark
IssuePrince William, Duke of Gloucester
HouseHouse of Stuart
FatherJames II of England
MotherLady Anne Hyde

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 United Kingdom of Great Britain.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Murdoch, Alexander (2007). "England, Scotland, and the Acts of Union (1707)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-96282. Retrieved 2021-06-17.