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  • ID: I9212
  • Name: James II (STUART) King James VII of Scotland, and James II of England and Ireland 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 07 MAY 2017
  • Birth: OCT 1633 1
  • Note: James was deemed by Parliament to have abdicated on 11 December 1688 by fleeing the country to exile in France. 1
  • Death: 16 SEP 1701 in Château of St Germain-en-Laye, near Paris 1



    Father: Charles I (STUART) King of England, Scotland and Ireland b: 19 NOV 1600 in Dunfermline, Fife
    Mother: Henrietta Maria (OF BOURBON) of France b: 26 NOV 1609 in Palace of the Louvre, Paris

    Marriage 1 Anne HYDE b: MAR 1637
    • Married: ABT DEC 1659 in Breda, Holland 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary II (STUART) b: 30 APR 1662 in St James's Palace, Westminster, Middlesex
    2. Has No Children Anne (STUART) Queen of Great Britain b: 06 FEB 1665 in St James's Palace, Westminster, Middlesex

    Marriage 2 Catherine SEDLEY suo jure Countess of Dorchester b: 21 DEC 1657
    • Event: Liaison
    • Note: Catherine was for many years the mistress of James, Duke of York. On his accession as King James II, she was created (20 January 1685/6) Baroness of Darlington, co. Durham, and Countess of Dorchester, co. Dorset. The titles were for life, and came with a pension; on her death the Peerages became extinct. 2 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Catherine DARNLEY b: 1681

    Marriage 3 Mary Beatrice Eleanor Anne Margaret Isabella b: 1658
    • Married: 1673 1
    Children
    1. Has Children James Francis Edward (STUART) 'The Old Pretender' b: 10 JUN 1688

    Sources:
    1. Title: Britain's Royal Families The Complete Genealogy
      Abbrev: Britain's Royal Families
      Author: Compiler: Alison Weir
      Publication: Pimlico, London, 2002 (Paperback edition)
    2. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Buckingham, Vol.2 pp.398-400
    3. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Dorchester, Vol.4 p.406
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