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date: 24 September 2020

James II and VIIlocked

  • W. A. Speck


James II and VII (1633–1701), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born in St James's Palace, London, on 14 October 1633, the third surviving child and third (but second surviving) son of Charles I (1600–1649) and his French queen, Henrietta Maria (1609–1669)...

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