Mary II, Queen of England

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Name
Mary II, Queen of England Gender: F
born on 30 April 1662 Jul.Cal. (10 May 1662 greg.) at 02:22 (= 02:22 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Harvey
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°30' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°28 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 14°44'



Queen of England Mary II

Biography

British Royalty, the eldest daughter of James, Duke of York and his first wife, Anne, educated as a Protestant.

Betrothed to William III of Orange in October 1677, they married in London on 11/04/1677. She was childless in an unhappy marriage, modest and retiring in disposition, pious and loyal. Her husband made an expedition to England in 1688 to take over the throne, they were proclaimed King and Queen of England and then Scotland; crowned 4/11/1689.

Weak in body and troubled in mind, she died of smallpox 12/28/1694 at Kensington Palace.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Covel, John (born 2 April 1638 Jul.Cal. (12 Apr 1638 greg.)). Notes: Chaplain
  • sibling relationship with James, Prince of England (born 10 June 1688 Jul.Cal. (20 June 1688 greg.)). Notes: half-sibling
  • sibling relationship with Stuart, Isabel (born 28 August 1676 Jul.Cal. (7 Sep 1676 greg.))

Events

  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship October 1677 (Betrothed to William)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 4 November 1677 (greg.) (William of Orange)
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  • Work : Gain social status 11 April 1689 (greg.) (Crowned Queen of England)
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  • Death by Disease 28 December 1694 Jul.Cal. (7 Jan 1695 greg.) (Smallpox, age 32)
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Source Notes

Martin Harvey quotes records in AQ, Winter 1952, "This morning, very early, the Duchess of York was brought to bed of a daughter at St. James...April 30,1662 OS." Harvey adds, "An old medical note-book recorded by Sloane in 1708 gave the precise time of 2:22 AM; a biographer of the period gave 1:30 AM."

(Modern Astrology 5/1917 gave 1:00 AM.

Penfield in Mercury Hour 1/1990 quotes "William's Mary" by Elizabeth Hamilton for 1:00 AM.

Holliday quotes "William and Mary" by Henri and Barbara van der Zee, MacMillan, 1975, p.33, for the date, no time.)

Sy Scholfield quotes "Mrs. Dawson's Diary concerning the births, ages, and deaths of James the IId's children" in "Reliquiæ Hearnianæ: the remains of Thomas Hearne, extracts from his MS. diaries, collected with a few notes by P. Bliss, Volume 1" by Thomas Hearne (Oxford: James Wright, 1857), p. 274: "Lady Mary was born upon the 30th of April 1662, at one o'clock in the morning." Mrs Dawson was the lady of the bedchamber (midwife) to Anne Hyde, in attendance when Anne was born.

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First born)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (William of Orange)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Smallpox)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Britain)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women

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