King James V of Scotland 1512 – 1542

King James IV of Scotland

Father – King James IV
Mother – Margaret Tudor
Spouse – Madeleine of France, Mary of Guise
Children – by Mary – James, Robert, Mary Queen of Scots
King of Scotland – 1513 – 1542
Predecessor – James IV of Scotland – 1488 – 1513
Successor – Mary Queen of Scots – 1542 – 1567

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Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1587

Mary Queen of Scots

Father – James V of Scotland
Mother – Mary of Guise
Spouse – Francis II of France, Henry Stuart, James Hepburn
Children – James
Queen of Scotland – 1561 – 1570
Predecessor – James V – 1513 – 1542
Successor – James VI 1567 – 1625

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William Shakespeare 1564 – 1616

Father – John Shakespeare
Mother – Mary Arden
Spouse – Anne Hathaway
Children – Susanna, Hamnet, Judith

Please note: the exact date of publication of Shakespeare’s plays is unknown. The dates given for the writing of his plays are approximate and based on the order the plays were first performed

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King James I of England, Wales and Ireland, VI of Scotland 1566 – 1625

James I of England, VI of Scotland

Father – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
Mother – Mary Queen of Scots
Spouse – Anne of Denmark
Children – Henry, Elizabeth, Margaret, Charles, Robert, Mary, Sophia
King of Scotland – 1567 – 1625
Predecessor – Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1567
Successor – Charles I
King of England, Ireland and Wales – 1603 – 1625
Predecessor – Elizabeth I 1558 – 1603
Successor – Charles I – 1625 – 1649

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Oliver Cromwell 1599 – 1658

Oliver Cromwell

Father – Robert Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Steward
Spouse – Elizabeth Bourchier
Children – Robert, Oliver, Bridget, Richard, Henry, Elizabeth, James, Mary, Frances
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1649 – 1658
Predecessor – King Charles I – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660

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King Charles I of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1600 – 1649

Charles I

Father – King James I of England, VI of Scotland
Mother – Anne of Denmark
Spouse – Henrietta Maria of France
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta
King of England and Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Predecessor – King James I of England, VI of Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658

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The Stuart Period 1603 – 1714

The Stuart Period 1603 - 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuart period from the accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714.

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Henrietta Maria of France 1609 – 1669

Henrietta Maria of France

 

Father – Henri IV of France
Mother – Marie de Medici
Spouse – Charles I of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta

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Richard Cromwell 1626 – 1712

Richard Cromwell

Father – Oliver Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Bourchier
Spouse – Dorothy Maijor
Children – Elizabeth, Anne, Mary, Oliver, Dorothy, Anna, Dorothy, Edith
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1658 – 1660
Predecessor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658
Successor – Charles II – 1660 – 1685

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King Charles II of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1630 – 1685

King Charles II

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Catherine of Braganza
Children – No legitimate, 14 illegitimate children
King of Scotland 1649 – 1685, King of England, Wales and Ireland 1660 – 1685
Predecessor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660
Successor – James II – 1685 – 1688

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King James II of England, Wales, Ireland, VII of Scotland 1633 – 1701

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Anne Hyde, Mary of Modena
Children – Charles, Mary, James, Anne, Charles, Edgar, Henrietta, Catherine, Catherine, Isabella, Charles, Elizabeth, Charlotte, James
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1685 – 1688
Predecessor – King Charles II – 1660 – 1685
Successor – William III – 1688 – 1702 and Mary II – 1688 – 1694

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Queen Mary II of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1662 – 1694

Mary II Queen

Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland
Mother – Anne Hyde
Spouse – William III
Children – None
Queen of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1694
Predecessor – James II – 1685 – 1688
Successor – William III – 1694 – 1702

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Queen Anne of Great Britain 1665 – 1714

Queen Anne of Great Britain

Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland
Mother – Anne Hyde
Spouse – George of Denmark
Children – Mary, Anne Sophia, William
Queen of Great Britain 1702 – 1714
Predecessor – William III – 1694 – 1702
Successor – George I – 1714 – 1727

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