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James II & VII[1]
Preceded by Charles II
Succeeded by William III & II and Mary II
(William and Mary)
Personal details
Born (1633-10-14)14 October 1633
(N.S.: 24 October 1633)
St. James's Palace, London
Died 16 September 1701(1701-09-16) (aged 67) (N.S.)
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Spouse(s) Anne Hyde
m. 1660; dec. 1671
Mary of Modena
m. 1673; wid. 1701
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature

William of Orange landing at Torbay in 1688

This is a list of the members of the British nobility and gentry, who in 1688 deserted King James II and pledged their allegiances to Prince William of Orange, as the events of the Glorious Revolution unfolded.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. In Scotland, he was called James VII, as there were six previous kings of that nation named James.
  2. Macaulay, Thomas Babington, The History of England from the Accession of James II. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1878. Volume II, page 397.
  • George Edward Cokayne (ed.), The Complete Peerage: of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and United Kingdom (1st Edition)
    • Volume 1. A - Bo. (1887)
    • Volume 2. Bra - C. (1889)
    • Volume 3. D - F. (1890)
    • Volume 4. G - K. (1892)
    • Volume 5. L - M. (1893)
    • Volume 6. N - R. (1895)
    • Volume 7. S - T. (1896)
    • Volume 8. U - Z. (1898)
    • "Principal Persons who Joined the Prince of Orange," Appendix H in Volume 2. Bass-Canning (1912)

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