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Posts Tagged ‘House of Stuart’

For a king in all but name? White Rose Day…

Heard of The Old Pretender? If you haven’t, think troubled political times, Jacobites, and James Francis Edward Stuart. Anyone who fought as a Jacobite back in the early Eighteenth Century was loyal to Catholic James and his line of successors. But what’s that got to do with the title of this piece? Simply that 10th…

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On this day 8th March 1702 – Anne Stuart…

Queen Anne

On this day 8th March 1702 Anne Stuart sister of Mary II, becomes Queen Regnant England, Scotland, and Ireland.  She continued to reign as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until her death in 1714. Queen Anne was the last monarch of the House of Stuart. If this period is of particular interest to you, and you’d like to see which available…

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