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Anne Queen of Great Britain

Sophia of Hanover – Heiress of Great Britain

Sophia of Hanover was born on 14 October 1630 in The Hague, the Netherlands, where her exiled parents, Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James VI and I and Anne of Denmark and Frederick V, Elector Palatine, lived. She was christened on 30 January 1631 in the Kloosterkerk in The Hague, where only three days earlier her elder sister Princess Charlotte [read more]

Anne Queen of Great Britain

Olivia Colman to portray Queen Anne in new film

Olivia Colman is set to portray Queen Anne of Great Britain in a new film called The Favourite. Olivia Colman previously portrayed royalty as Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother) in Hyde Park on Hudson in 2012. She joins cast members Rachel Weisz who will play Sarah, the Duchess of Marlborough and Emma Stone who will [read more]