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  Anne of Great Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anne was the last monarch of the House of Stuart; she was succeeded by a distant cousin, George I, of the House of Hanover.
The reign of Anne was marked by an increase in the influence of ministers and a decrease in the influence of the Crown.
Anne's arms before the Union were: Quarterly, I and IV Grandquarterly, Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or (for France) and Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or (for England); II Or a lion rampant within a tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland); III Azure a harp Or stringed Argent (for Ireland).
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Anne, born in 1665, was the second daughter of James II and Anne Hyde.
Anne and Sarah were virtually inseparable: no king's mistress had ever wielded the power granted to the duchess, but Sarah became too confident in her position.
Anne was torn personally as well as politically by the succession question: her Stuart upbringing compelled her to choose as heir her half-brother, the Old Pretender and favorite of the Tories, but she had already elected to side with Whigs when supporting Mary and William over James II.
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 Queen Anne Stuart of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The relationship he had with Anne was a close one and she loved him deeply, however, their marriage was saddened by Anne's twelve miscarriages and the fact that none of their other five children reached adulthood.
Finally, this author concludes that Anne was not someone bullied by those vying for her affection, but rather a monarch who had a firm policy and pursued it in the manner she saw fit.
Bucholz concludes Anne's use of royal ritual was ultimately a failure because of her inability to unite the various political factions.
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 Anne Boleyn
Anne feared that Henry might go back to Catherine if the marriage could not be annulled and Anne would have wasted time that she could have used to make an advantageous marriage.
Anne took to her chamber, according to custom, on August 26, 1533 and on September 7, at about 3:00 in the afternoon, the Princess Elizabeth was born.
Anne's enemies at court began to plot against her using the King's attentions to Jane Seymour as the catalyst for action.
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 ipedia.com: Anne of Great Britain Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne was the second daughter of King James II from his first wife Anne Hyde, daughter of Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, Lord Chancellor of England.
Since Anne was preoccupied much of the time with her many pregnancies and poor health, the business of government increasingly passed into the hands of ministers who, while appointed by Anne, were more and more responsible to the House of Commons rather than to her personally.
Anne was the last British monarch to refuse her Assent to an Act of Parliament (a militia bill in 1707).
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 Encyclopedia: Anne of England
Anne was the last British monarch of the House of Stuart; she was succeeded by a distant cousin, George I, of the House of Hanover.
The failure of Anne and of her sister to produce a child who could survive into adulthood precipitated a succession crisis, for, in the absence of a Protestant heir, the Roman Catholic James II could attempt to return to the Throne.
Anne suffered from an eye infection; for treatment, she was sent to France.
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 Anne Hutchinson: American Jezebel or Woman of Courage?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Hutchinson was born Anne Marbury in Alford, England, in 1591.
Anne was drawn by the excitement of this religious struggle and based her opinions on the study of the Bible.
Anne was obviously a devout and unselfish woman for the simple reason that she did not take advantage of the accident or power that allowed her to predict the future.
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 Anne Neville -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At fourteen, Anne was (The person to whom you are engaged) betrothed by her father to (Click link for more info and facts about Edward, Prince of Wales) Edward, Prince of Wales, heir to (Click link for more info and facts about Henry VI of England) Henry VI of England.
Anne was crowned a Queen consort and her son was created (The male heir apparent of the British sovereign) Prince of Wales; however, Edward of Middleham died suddenly on April 9, 1484 at Sheriff Hutton, while his parents were absent.
Rumours that Richard planned to divorce Anne and marry his niece, (Click link for more info and facts about Elizabeth of York) Elizabeth of York, arose after the death of their son and heir, but there is little evidence for this and none at all for the later rumour that he had poisoned her.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/an/anne_neville.htm   (695 words)

  
 Anne Boleyn Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne was born into a family that, “intended to consolidate its position by strong, not exactly disinterested, traditions of loyalty to the monarch” (Fraser 117).
According to Carolly Erickson, Anne was soon transferred to the household of Mary Tudor, sister to Henry VIII, and wife to Louis XII of France.
Anne was constantly in the company of the King, but she refused him the prize he sought.
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 Anne Hutchinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne at the age of twenty-one she married William Hutchinson; however, in 1634 she moved with her family to the godly commonwealth in the Americas, New England.
Anne she challenged religious and political leadership in the young colony; after that or before her banishment she was a popular person in society.
Anne Hutchinson she confronted male leadership; however, she was leader in condemning those who preached sanctification and preparations; then she challenge most minister published and aggressively.
daphne.palomar.edu /marguello/sum02/Hist101/Santos203/anne_hutchinson.htm   (373 words)

  
 Anne Boleyn
Anne was now desperate to produce a future king to replace Henry; her very survival depended upon it.
Anne was buried in the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula situated next to the Tower Green.
Anne was the total opposite to Katherine of Aragon, in that she changed the staid court into a happy entertaining place.
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 glbtq >> social sciences >> Anne, Queen of England
Anne's older sister, Mary, held the throne with her husband William of Orange after the so-called Glorious Revolution in 1688, which exiled James II over fears that he would return England to Catholicism.
Anne's relationship with Sarah continued into adulthood, surviving many transitions, including Sarah's marriage to John Churchill, the criticism of her sister Mary, and Anne's own marriage and rise to the throne.
Reading Anne and Sarah's relationship in the context of women's writing at the times, Kendall argues that such intimate relationships between upper and upper-middle class women were commonplace and appeared frequently in plays written by women during Anne's reign, many of which were dedicated to the queen.
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 Anne of Cleves: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
Anne of Cleves was the fourth wife of King Henry VIII; it was a very brief marriage, to the astonishment of all observers but the relief of both spouses.
Anne's reaction to Henry's physical charms was not recorded, but she agreed to an annulment very quickly and remained in England for the rest of her life.
Anne was 24 years old, and had spent most of her life at the ducal court of Dusseldorf.
englishhistory.net /tudor/monarchs/cleves.html   (3711 words)

  
 Who is Anne Boleyn ?
Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, was born in 1507 and was the daughter of Sir Thomas Boleyn, by Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Duke of Norfolk.
She spent some three years at the court of France, and soon after her return to England was wooed by Lord Henry Percy, and by King Henry himself, who in 1522 began to shower wealth and honors on her father.
Anne continued to be much loved by the king until 1536, when the disappointment caused by the birth of a still-born son alienated his affections.
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 Anne Boleyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Boleyn was probably born in 1500 or 1501.
When Anne was around 12 she became a maid of honor to Margaret of Austria, the regent of the Netherlands.
Anne was banished from the royal court after the abrupt ending of her romance with Percy and did not return until 1524 or 1525.
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 Anne Hutchinson
Anne Marbury was born in 1591 in Alford, Lincolnshire, England to Rev. Francis Marbury and Bridgett Dryden Marbury.
But in the end, Anne’s belief that God had been revealed to her was enough to convict her and she was banished from the community.
Anne Hutchinson moved to Long Island where in 1643 she and her children were killed by Mahican Indians.
www.umary.edu /faculty/jlbrud/HIS271/Webographies/AnneHutchinson.htm   (402 words)

  
 Review of Anne Hutchinson Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anne Hutchinson was a daughter to Bridget Dryden and Francis Marbury, wife to William Hutchinson, mother to fourteen children, and spiritual leader to many.
Anne Hutchinson lived during a time of rising Puritan power, a power that grew in numbers and strength.
In terms of her occupation and community role, Anne Hutchinson was a very important member of society, an uncommon status of women at this time.
daphne.palomar.edu /marguello/sum02/Hist101/Tropel915/Anne.htm   (410 words)

  
 Anne, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thus it was at least partly through the pressure of the Marlboroughs that Anne was induced, despite her Tory sympathies, to oust Tory ministers in favor of Whigs.
Queen Anne was a dull, stubborn, but conscientious woman, devoted to the Church of England and within it to the High Church party.
During Anne’s reign such thinkers as George Berkeley and Sir Isaac Newton and such scholars and writers as Richard Bentley, Swift, Pope, Addison, Steele, and Defoe were at work, while Sir Christopher Wren and Sir John Vanbrugh were at the same time setting in stone and brick the rich elegance of the period.
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 Anne Finche, Viscountess Conway (1631-1679)
Anne developed a strong and "passionate" love and confidence in her elder brother, John Finch which continued throughout her life.
Anne, who refused to be parted from her ill child, lies desperatly ill with smallpox.
Anne Conway's philosophical system is published due to a joint effort by van Helmont, who probably found the manuscript, and More, believed to have translated the work into Latin.
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 Anne England - Sawdust Art Festival - Laguna Beach, Ca.
Anne England began the creative process in Florida, studying and working there until the freedom of lifestyle and expression lured her to California in 1962.
In the last 15 years, Anne has further expanded her Artistic Repertoire by returning to Printmaking, continuing to explore the versatility, and textural opportunities the medium provides.
EDUCATION Anne received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University and completed her Master of Fine arts at Long Beach State University.
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 Anne Boleyn on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Her magnetism was her downfall; Anne Boleyn was both a religious reformer and a femme fatale, says Diarmaid MacCulloch.(Books)
The allure of Anne: Alison Weir, best-selling historian of the medieval and sixteenth-century royal families, explains how she first encountered the power of history in a strange feeling of identification with Anne...
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England: Retha Warnicke unravels the evidence on the rise and fall of Henry VIII's second wife.
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 Queen Anne's Reign (from England) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
As soon as Anne came to the throne in 1702, England entered upon another war with France to break up a threatened combination of France and Spain.
She was called Good Queen Anne, however, because she was goodhearted, conscientious, and deeply religious.
The poet Anne Finch, countess of Winchilsea, was a well-known figure in English literary circles at the turn of the 18th century.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-200271?tocId=200271   (939 words)

  
 SIXTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Caroline of ANSPACH Queen of England was born in 1683 in Anspach (Bavarian Germany) dtr John Frederick.
Amelia of HANOVER was born in 1711 in Hanover - dtr of George II.
William Augustus Duke of CUMBERLAND was born in 1721 in England?.
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 American Timeline: Colonization;New England Colonies, Hutchinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1633, Cotton was forced to leave England because of his Puritan sympathies.
Anne's eldest son, Edward, fled to to New England.
Anne, William and their other children followed the next year and settled in Boston, Mass.
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 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page
Although her father converted to Roman Catholicism in 1672, Anne remained Protestant and acquiesced in James's overthrow by the anti-Roman Catholic Glorious Revolution of 1688, which brought her sister Mary and Mary's husband, William of Orange, to the throne.
Devoted to the Church of England, Anne was inclined to favor the pro-church Tory faction rather than its Whig opponents, but, influenced by the Marlboroughs and Lord Treasurer Sidney Godolphin, earl of Godolphin, she at first excluded the Tories from office.
Catherine of Aragón (1485-1536), queen consort of England (1509-33), who, as the first wife of King Henry VIII, occupies a prominent place in history because the question of her marriage to Henry was a factor in the Reformation in England.
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 The Strange Death of Tory England By Anne Applebaum
Yet this particular bit of rural England is precisely the sort of place that once would have been a bastion of the Conservative Party.
Nevertheless, it is true that whoever replaces William Hague has in front of him an enormous task: not just reviving the Tory Party's political fortunes, but reinventing its philosophy and its cultural appeal for a new generation, one which has scant respect for the party's past traditions, and a far different agenda for the future.
Anne Applebaum is a member of the editorial board of the Washington Post.
www.slate.com /id/109898   (1120 words)

  
 Queen Anne
The Queen Anne style offered homeowners lighter, graceful, more comfortable furniture, and the first "period" pieces were born.
The Queen Anne style was, of course, named after Queen Anne of England.
Often, one large shell was carved on the slant top of a desk or on the front of a highboy, lowboy, or chest.
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 Henrietta Anne Of England --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The youngest child of England's King Charles I (beheaded 1649), she was reared as an exile by her mother, Henrietta Maria, in Paris.
She was probably born at Shottery, near Stratford, England, in about 1556, the daughter of Richard Hathaway, a local landowner.
Plan for preparing an assignment studying Elizabethan England, to be presented as a seminar to the class before it embarks on a study of a Shakespearean play.
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 Hutchinson, Anne on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She hath made a disturbance; By daring to preach and teach, Anne Hutchinson posed the first great threat to Puritan government in the New World.(FEATURES)(BOOKS)
Anne Hutchinson and the economics of antinomian selfhood in colonial New England.
Anne Hutchinson at the Court at Newton, 1637".(Stage)
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