God Save Queen Mary

Queen Mary II by Sir Peter LelySir Peter Lely, Queen Mary II, circa 1677.

On the 28th of December 1694 Mary II, wife and first cousin of joint monarch, William III, died from smallpox.

Raised a Protestant, Mary was the eldest daughter of (Roman Catholic) James II by his first wife Anne Hyde (born Anglican but converted to Catholicism after her marriage to James). Mary was the heiress to the English Crown, though she jointly deposed her father, James with her husband William in what came to be known as The Glorious Revolution.

Jack Plane


About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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2 Responses to God Save Queen Mary

  1. Eric R says:

    Thank you Mr. Jack Plane.


  2. Pingback: The Glorious Revolution | Pegs and 'Tails

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