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House of Stuart
"Ten questions on the life of Queen Anne, who reigned 1702-1714. She was the last Stuart monarch, and the first queen of an officially united England and Scotland in 1707."
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Anne Stuart was born in Kensington Palace in 1665. Who was her father?
William, Duke of Clarence
Arthur, Duke of Connaught
Henry, Duke of Gloucester
James, Duke of York
After Anne's mother died in 1671, her father remarried. His second consort was a Roman Catholic. What was her name?
Mary of Modena
Mary of Scotland
Mary of Teck
The new duchess of York had a maid of honour who became close to Anne, in a friendship that lasted until the later years of Anne's reign. Who was this person?
Anne was married in 1683 to whom?
Prince Eric of Sweden
Prince George of Denmark
Prince George of Hanover
Prince Louis of France
After the Glorious Revolution in 1688, Anne's elder sister, Mary, was put on the throne along with her husband. What was his name?
Louis of Hesse
Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
William of Orange
Georg Ludwig of Hanover
Anne, her sister and brother-in-law enjoyed a good relationship.
When William III died in 1702, Anne became queen. Which political party did she favour at the beginning of her reign?
Two key figures in the reign of Queen Anne were responsible for maintaining Britain's supremacy in Europe. Who were they?
The Duke of Norfolk and the Earl of Arundel
The Duke of Shrewsbury and the Earl of Oxford
The Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Godolphin
The Duke of Richmond and the Earl of Rochester
In 1711, Anne dismissed Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, as well as the Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Godolphin, from all their offices. Name one who replaced them in Anne's affections.
Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham
Jane Ely, Marchioness of Ely
William Cecil, Baron Burghley
Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester
Just before Anne's death in 1714, she dismissed Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, from his offices. Nearing death, to which minister did she give the staff of office?
Duke of Norfolk
Duke of Newcastle
Duke of Shrewsbury
Duke of Richmond
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