Anne of Denmark

(1574—1619) queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I.

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queen of James VI and I. Anne was daughter of Frederick II of Denmark and Norway. The marriage to James VI on 23 November 1589 was followed by her coronation in May 1590. Anne was interested in the arts, patronizing both Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones. An amiable woman, who enjoyed masques and dancing, her husband James, with a taste for theological disputation, found her frivolous.

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