Mary II


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Mary II

1662-1694.
Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1689-1694). The eldest daughter of James II, she ruled jointly with her husband, William III, the former William of Orange, at the behest of the Protestant opponents of her father.

Mary II

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(Biography) 1662–94, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1689–94), ruling jointly with her husband William III. They were offered the crown by parliament, which objected to the arbitrary rule of her father James II
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They are Scotland's gin distilleries, producing a spirit introduced to England from the Netherlands by King William III in the late 1600s when he married Queen Mary II.
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1694: Queen Mary II died from smallpox, leaving |William to reign alone.