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James II and VII (1633–1701), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland

W. A. Speck

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14593

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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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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; Scottish History

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