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date: 11 April 2021

Monarchs of Great Britain and the United Kingdomlocked

(1707–2017)

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The Act of Union between England and Scotland, creating the kingdom of Great Britain, came into effect on 1 May 1707. However, the title king of Great Britain, France, and Ireland had already been adopted by James VI and I on 20 Oct 1604, and was used in a variety of contexts in both ...

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