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Anne of Denmark
Birth: Oct. 14, 1574
Silkeborg Kommune
Midtjylland, Denmark
Death: Mar. 4, 1619
Hampton Court
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Greater London, England

British, Scottish Monarch. The daughter of Frederick II of Denmark and Sophia of Mecklenburg, she married King James VI of Scotland by proxy in August of 1589 and in person on November 23 of that year. She was unpopular with the people of Scotland, and when James ascended the throne of England as James I in 1603, she caused great embarrassment when she refused to take Anglican communion during their coronation. She had 8 children, only 3 survived infancy. As her husband had definite homosexual preferences, they lived largely separate lives. Anne occupied herself with entertainments at court, having a penchant for staging and acting in elaborate masques. This coupled with her Catholic faith, taste for expensive clothes and costly building projects made her as unpopular with her English subjects as she had been with the Scottish, and added to the great financial difficulties of James' reign. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
Family links: 
   Frederik II of Denmark-Norway (1534 - 1588)
  Sophie Von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557 - 1631)
   James I (1566 - 1625)
  Henry Frederick Stuart (1594 - 1612)*
  Elizabeth Stuart (1596 - 1662)*
  Margaret Stuart (1598 - 1600)*
   Charles I (1600 - 1649)*
  Robert Bruce Stuart (1602 - 1602)*
  Princess Mary (1605 - 1607)*
  Princess Sophia (1606 - 1606)*
  Elisabeth von Dänemark (1573 - 1626)*
  Anne of Denmark (1574 - 1619)
   Christian IV (1577 - 1648)*
  Ulrik Johann of Denmark (1578 - 1624)*
  Auguste of Denmark (1580 - 1639)*
  Hedwig von Dänemark (1581 - 1641)*
*Calculated relationship
Westminster Abbey
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
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Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Jan 27, 2004
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Anne of Denmark
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God bless my 12th great-grandmother. I hope she is watching over us all.
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