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Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I  

Maureen M. Meikle and Helen Payne

Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I, was born on 12 December 1574 at Skanderborg Castle in Jutland, Denmark. She was the second daughter of Frederick II (1534–1588), king of Denmark and Norway...

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Catherine [Catherine of Braganza, Catarina Henriqueta de Bragança] (1638–1705), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles II  

S. M. Wynne

Catherine [Catherine of Braganza, Catarina Henriqueta de Bragança] (1638–1705), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles II, was born on 25 November 1638 ns at the Vila Viçosa in Alentejo, Portugal, the third but only surviving daughter of the five children of ...

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George, prince of Denmark and duke of Cumberland (1653–1708), consort of Queen Anne  

W. A. Speck

George, prince of Denmark and duke of Cumberland (1653–1708), consort of Queen Anne, was born, according to an inscription on his coffin plate, at Copenhagen on 2 April 1653, the second son of Frederick III (1609–1670), king of Denmark, and Sophia Amalia (1628–1685)...

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Henrietta Maria [Princess Henrietta Maria of France] (1609–1669), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles I  

Caroline M. Hibbard

Henrietta Maria [Princess Henrietta Maria of France] (1609–1669), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Charles I, was born at the Louvre Palace in Paris on 16/26 November 1609, the fifth surviving child and youngest daughter of Henri IV, king of France and Navarre...

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Hepburn, James, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/5–1578), magnate and third consort of Mary, queen of Scots  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Hepburn, James, fourth earl of Bothwell and duke of Orkney (1534/5–1578), magnate and third consort of Mary, queen of Scots, was the only son of Patrick Hepburn, third earl of Bothwell (d. 1556), and his wife, Agnes Sinclair (d. in or after 1572)...

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Margaret [Margaret of Denmark] (1456/7?–1486), queen of Scots, consort of James III  

Norman Macdougall

Margaret [Margaret of Denmark] (1456/7?–1486), queen of Scots, consort of James III, was the only daughter of Christian I of Denmark–Norway (1448–1481) and Dorothea of Brandenburg. That Maundy alms were given to seventeen people at Easter 1474 probably indicates that Margaret was then aged seventeen and was born in 1456 or 1457. Almost from birth she played a key role in Scoto-Danish diplomatic schemes, which continued intermittently from late 1458 until the treaty of Copenhagen of 8 September 1468. Under this treaty between ...

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Mary [Mary of Modena] (1658–1718), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James II and VII  

Andrew Barclay

Mary [Mary of Modena] (1658–1718), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James II and VII, was born Maria Beatrice Anna Margherita Isabella d'Este on 25 September/5 October 1658 at the Palazzo Ducale, Modena, Italy, the first of two surviving children of ...

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Mary [Mary of Guise] (1515–1560), queen of Scots, consort of James V, and regent of Scotland  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Mary [Mary of Guise] (1515–1560), queen of Scots, consort of James V, and regent of Scotland, was the eldest of the twelve children of Claude, first duc de Guise (1496–1550), and his wife, Antoinette de Bourbon (1493–1583), daughter of François, third comte de Vendôme...

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Stewart, Henry, duke of Albany [known as Lord Darnley] (1545/6–1567), second consort of Mary, queen of Scots  

Elaine Finnie Greig

Stewart, Henry, duke of Albany [known as Lord Darnley] (1545/6–1567), second consort of Mary, queen of Scots, was born at Temple Newsam, Yorkshire, the second but elder surviving son of Matthew Stewart, thirteenth or fourth earl of Lennox (1516–1571), and his wife, ...