Beabe Thompson


Anne, Princess of Denmark, circa 1684, painted by Willem Wissing and Jan van der Vaardt In January 1687, Anne, Princess of Denmark and daughter of King James II, was the wife of Prince George of Denmark. She was the mother of two little girls, The Lady Mary, born 1685, and Lady Anne Sophia, born the previous year. Anne was in her fourth pregnancy, less than a year after the birth of Anne Sophia. A baby daughter had been… Read More

Her reign as Queen of England was short in comparison to some British Monarchs, from March 8, 1702, to May 1, 1707. She was the last Stuart monarch, daughter of James II, granddaughter of Charles II, great-granddaughter of Charles I, great-great-granddaughter of James I, and great-great-great-granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots. One might look at her predecessors and see a fairly large dark cloud over the house of Stuart. Two beheadings, two kings… Read More


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