James VII


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James VII

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(Biography) title as king of Scotland of James II of England and Ireland. See James II2
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The Killing Times ended soon afterwards, with the flight into exile of King James VII and II.
December 23 is Festivus On this day: 1688 - King James VII of Scotland and James II of England, the last Roman Catholic British monarch, flees to France in largely bloodless coup by William of Orange.
A man of property and a large-scale cattle dealer, MacGregor spent much time riding the Menteith Hills, checking on stock and selling cattle "protection" to fund the Jacobite cause of restoring deposed King James VII.
The deposition of King James VII and II in 1688 was celebrated at the time for its comparative bloodlessness.
It includes Scottish kings from Robert II in 1316 to James VII in 1685 along with three times world F1 champ Sir Jackie Stewart.
Tim Harris's tightly argued and superbly written piece focuses on how "the need for Charles II and James VII and II to manage multiple kingdoms .