Anne, Queen of Great Britain
Anne of Great Britain (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) was the Queen of England (which included Wales), Scotland and Ireland. During her reign, the kingdoms of England and Scotland came together to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain (the first form of the United Kingdom). For this reason, she is the first monarch to rule over the UK.
|Anne of Great Britain|
|Reign||8 March 1702 – 1 August 1714|
|Coronation||23 April 1702|
|Predecessor||William III & II|
|Born||6 February 1665|
St James's Palace, London
|Died||1 August 1714 (aged 49)|
Kensington Palace, London
Westminster Abbey, London
|Spouse||Prince George of Denmark|
|Issue||Prince William, Duke of Gloucester|
|House||House of Stuart|
|Father||James II of England|
|Mother||Lady Anne Hyde|
Becoming Queen change
Anne was born during the reign of her uncle, King Charles II. After Charles' death, Anne's father James II became King of England. James was unpopular because he was Catholic. James was replaced by Anne's older sister, Mary II and her husband William III. Mary and William had no children. Anne became Queen of of England, Scotland, and Ireland on 8 March 1702 after the death of William.
Kingdom of Great Britain change
Personal life change
Queen Anne died on 1 August 1714. Doctors say she died because of stress and overall poor health. Because of the Act of Settlement and the fact that Anne had no surviving children, the next King of Britain was George I, her cousin.