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  1. James VII and II (14 October 1633 O.S. – 16 September 1701) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII from the death of his elder brother, Charles II, on 6 February 1685. He was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. He was the last Catholic monarch of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

  2. 9 de mai. de 2024 · James II, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1685 to 1688. He was deposed in the Glorious Revolution (1688–89) and replaced by William III and Mary II. That revolution, engendered by Jamess Roman Catholicism, permanently established Parliament as the ruling power in England.

  3. 2 de set. de 2022 · James II of England (r. 1685-1688) reigned briefly as the king of England, Scotland, and Ireland until he was deposed by the Glorious Revolution of November 1688. James, also known as James VII of Scotland, was the fourth Stuart monarch.

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  4. www.bbc.co.uk › history › historic_figuresBBC - History - James II

    Há 1 dia · Learn about James II, the last Catholic king of England, Scotland and Ireland, who was deposed by William III in 1688. Find out about his life, reign, religious policies, wars and exile.

  5. 5 de mar. de 2024 · Learn about the life and reign of James II, the last Catholic king of England, who was deposed by William of Orange in 1688. Find out how he converted to Catholicism, alienated Parliament, and tried to regain his throne in Ireland.

  6. James II of England (also known as James VII of Scotland; October 14, 1633 – September 16, 1701) became King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland on February 6, 1685, and Duke of Normandy on December 31, 1660. He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdom of Scotland, Kingdom of England, and Kingdom of Ireland.

  7. James II, (born Oct. 14, 1633, London, Eng.—died Sept. 16/17, 1701, Saint-Germain, France), King of Great Britain (1685–88). He was brother and successor to Charles II. In the English Civil Wars he escaped to the Netherlands (1648). After the Restoration (1660) he returned to England and became lord high admiral in the Anglo-Dutch Wars.