James VII, King o Scots

King James VII an II (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) becam King o Ingland, Scots, an Ireland frae 6 Februar 1685. He wis the hindermaist Catholic ryal tae ring ower the Ingland, Scotland, or Ireland. His fowk daed mislippen his religious policies an said despotism, willin a group o thaim tae depone him in the Glorious Revolution. His protestant dochter Mary II an his guid-son King Billy wis pitten intil office, no his Catholic son James Francis Edward. James VII wis the last ryal o Scotland tae uise the traditional title "King o Scots", that haed been in uiss sin Kenneth I o Scotland in 843. Mary II, William (King Billy) an Anne I uised "o Scotland" no "o Scots".

James II & VII
King James II by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.jpg
Portrait bi Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1684
Keeng o Ingland, Scotland an Ireland (mair...)
Ring6 Februar 1685 –
11 December 1688
Coronation23 Aprile 1685
PredecessorCharles II
SuccessorsWilliam III & II an Mary II
Born14 October 1633(1633-10-14)
(N.S.: 24 October 1633)
St. James's Palace, Lunnon
Dee'd16 September 1701(1701-09-16) (aged 67) (N.S.)
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Fraunce
BuirialKirk o the Inglis Benedictines, Paris; later St Germain parish kirk[1]
SpouseAnne Hyde
(1660–1671; her daith)
Mary o Modena
(1673–1701; his daith)
Issue
HooseHoose o Stuart
FaitherCharles I
MitherHenrietta Maria o Fraunce
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturJames II & VII's signature

ReferencesEedit