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The Stuarts in England : IV
House of Stuart
"Number four in my series of Stuart quizzes. See how much you know about James II's reign, the Glorious Revolution and events that followed!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The death of King Charles II brought to the throne his brother, the Duke of York (sole surviving child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria) as King James II. How old was he on his accession?
On what date were James II and Queen Mary Beatrice crowned?
23 April 1685
19 October 1685
1 June 1685
1 July 1686
James, however, soon provoked a storm of protest when he announced his intention to repeal the _____ Act.
(One four-letter word, an anti-Catholic law)
In the Netherlands, the Princess of Orange was upset by her husband's affair with one of her ladies-in-waiting. What was her name?
What was the purpose of the Declaration of Indulgence, issued by James in April 1687?
It forced all Protestants from public office
It gave Catholics freedom of worship
It allowed James to choose a Catholic successor
It abolished the Church of England
King James's long-coveted son was born on 10 June 1688. What was his full name?
Charles James Henry
James Edward Francis
James Francis Edward
Charles Edward Louis
How many lords signed a letter to William of Orange, begging him to come to England to save it from Catholicism?
On what date did King James II flee England?
13 December 1688
1 December 1688
23 December 1688
10 January 1689
Where in Ireland did James II land in March 1689 with a view to reclaiming the throne?
In June 1692, Mary Beatrice gave birth to her last child, what was this child's name?
What was the cause of Mary II's falling out with her sister Anne in 1693?
Anne had been writing letters to their exiled father.
Anne's continued friendship with Sarah Churchill.
Mary thought Anne was trying to upstage her.
Anne had openly insulted William.
How did Queen Mary II die?
Another result of Mary's death was the restoration of John Churchill in the royal good books. To what position was he appointed in 1698?
Lord High Admiral
Master of the Horse to Princess Anne
Governor of the Duke of Gloucester
Commander-in-chief of the army
1701 and 1702 saw two deaths in the royal family. Who died?
King James II and Queen Mary Beatrice
King William III and Prince George
Princess Anne and King James II
King James II and King William III
Did Queen Anne wear mourning for her first meeting with parliament?
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