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Anne, (1665-1714), Queen of Great Britain and Ireland

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Surname: Anne
Gender: Female
Date: 1665-1714
Title: Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
History: Second daughter of James II by his first wife, Anne Hyde. Succeeded to the throne in March 1702; crowned 23 April 1702. Had married in 1683, Prince George of Denmark (1653-1708). Most important constitutional event of reign was Act of Union with Scotland in 1707. Other important events of her reign included the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1714); Marlborough's victories at Blenheim (1704), Ramillies (1706), Oudenarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709). In 1704, the Queen Anne's Bounty (fund to help poor clergymen) was established. The last Stuart monarch, she died 12 Aug 1714 and under the Act of Settlement of 1701 (which ensured Protestant succession) was succeeded by George I.
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275970 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P157040 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1861-1962: Statue of Queen Anne, Queen's Square, later Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster
The National Archives, Kew
1702: papers, incl establishment book
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
1711-13: letters and reports
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 1057 Stanley
1702-13: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1702: letters (11) to Queens of Prussia, Poland and others
Suffolk Archives - Bury St Edmunds Branch
NRA 2567 Fitzroy
1710: Privy Purse accounts and letter to Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Bulletin of IHR, vol 20 (1943-5)
1704: letters from Marquess of Tweeddale
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1703-04: speeches from the Throne
British Library, Manuscript Collections
letters to Lord Oxford
Longleat House
See HMC [58] Bath MSS i
1706-8: corresp with Earl of Mar and letters re Union with Scotland
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See HMC 60 Earl of Mar and Kellie MSS
misc letters and petitions
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20953
letters (17) to Earl of Loudon
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
letters to Duchess of Marlborough
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10410 Spencer

See HMC 7, 8th report
1697-1714: corresp with Archbishop Tenison
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 36499 Gibson