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Old 09-10-2021, 08:31 PM
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Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665 –1714) and Prince George of Denmark (1653 – 1708)

Queen Anne
Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) was Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland between 8 March 1702 and 1 May 1707. On 1 May 1707, under the Acts of Union, the kingdoms of England and Scotland united as a single sovereign state known as Great Britain. She continued to reign as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until her death in 1714.
Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (more...)
Reign: 8 March 1702 – 1 May 1707
Coronation: 23 April 1702
Predecessor: William III & II

Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
Reign: 1 May 1707 – 1 August 1714
Successor: George I

Born: 6 February 1665
St James's Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: 1 August 1714 (aged 49)
Kensington Palace, Middlesex, England
Burial: 24 August 1714
Westminster Abbey
Spouse: Prince George of Denmark
​(m. 1683; died 1708)​
Anne Sophia
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester
House: Stuart
Father: James II & VII
Mother: Anne Hyde
Religion: Anglican,_..._Great_Britain

Prince George
Prince George of Denmark (Danish: Jřrgen; 2 April 1653 – 28 October 1708), was the husband of Queen Anne, who reigned over Great Britain from 1702 to 1714.

His marriage to Anne was arranged in the early 1680s with a view to developing an Anglo-Danish alliance to contain Dutch maritime power.
Consort of the British monarch
Tenure: 8 March 1702 – 28 October 1708
Born: 2 April 1653
Copenhagen Castle, Denmark–Norway
Died: 28 October 1708 (aged 55)
Kensington Palace, London, England
Burial: 13 November 1708
Westminster Abbey
Spouse: Anne, Queen of Great Britain
​(m. 1683)​
Anne Sophia
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester
House: Oldenburg
Father: Frederick III of Denmark
Mother: Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Religion: Lutheran

Anne with her husband, Prince George of Denmark, painted by Charles Boit, 1706.

Statue of Prince George on Windsor Guildhall, erected 1713.

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The Accession of Queen Anne on March 8, 1702
Bishop Gilbert Burnet announced the demise of King William III.
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