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The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (VII of Scotland and II of Ireland) in 1688 by a union of Parliamentarians with an invading army led by the Dutch stadtholder William III of Orange-Nassau (William of Orange) who as a result ascended the English throne as William III of England.

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When was James ii of England removed from the throne and the leadership of England was transferred to William and Mary of orange?

During the glorious revolution


Who did the glorious revolution bring to England's throne?

The Glorious Revolution overthrew King James II and brought King William III to the throne of England. James II


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James II was removed and William and Mary became the rulers of England.


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James II of England was James VII of Scots and took the throne in 1633 after the death of his father James VI of Scots and II of England and Ireland.


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The Glorious Revolution, otherwise known as the Revolution of 1688, is the period in time when the current king (King James II) of England was overthrown by English Parliament. The successors of the throne were the Dutch William (William of Orange as some called him) and his wife Mary. They became King William II of England and Mary II of England. James II lost power in England. Apex~


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As a result of the glorious revolution, king William III of Orange-Nassau was crowned as William III of England, after Dutch fleet and army invaded England . This invasion was supported by some English parliamentarians, to overthrow king James II of England.


What was the connection between a Tudor queen and a Stuart king?

When Elizabeth I died, she was the last of the House of Tudor monarchs. Her first cousin, twice removed was James VI of Scotland, and he was next in line of succession for the English throne. He came to the throne as James I of England and started the House of Stuart.