Anne Hyde

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Birthday
12, 1637
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 31, 1671 (34)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
12, 1637
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 31, 1671 (34)

About

She became the Duchess of York and Albany by marrying James, Duke of York in 1660 when she was visibly pregnant.

Before Fame

She had her first child with James out of wedlock before they married in 1660.

Trivia

Her marriage to James was seen as highly controversial because she was the daughter of a commoner and publicly displayed her affection for the Duke.

Family Life

She suffered from advanced breast cancer and died shortly after giving birth to her son, Edgar.

Associated With

She was the mother of Mary II of England, who shared power with her husband William II from 1689 to 1694.