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  • The Joint Sovereigns Mary II and William III
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  • Queen Mary II
    • 30 April 1662 –
    • 28 December 1694
    • The Queen of England, Ireland and Scotland ( 1688-1694 )
    • parents: James II and Anne Hyde
    • sister: Anne
  • James II and Anne Hyde (parents) and Mary with Anne (sister)
  • William III
    • William of Orange
    • 14 November 1650 - 8 March 1 702
    • the King of the Netherlands, England, Ireland and Scotland
    • ( 1688-1702 )
    • Parents: William, Prince of Orange, and Mary Stuart
  • William, Prince of Orange, and Mary Stuart (parents)
  • The memorial to William III near Kensington Palace
  • Mary and William married on 4th November in 1677
  • Kensington Palace (their residence)
  • Home Policy
    • The Bill of Rights(1689)
    • The Mutiny Act (1689)
    • The Bank of England was established (1694)
    • The Settlement Act of 1701
    • College of William and Mary
    • Royal Hospital for Seamen
    • The Royal Hospital School
  • The Bill of Rights(1689)
    • the use of royal and prerogative rights was forbidden
    • the king could only maintain a standing army with parliamentary consent
    • an annual income of £600,000 was disbursed to the monarchs
    • reaffirmed Parliament's claim to control taxation and legislation
    • Parliament could function free from royal interference
  • The Mutiny Act (1689)
    • Parliament would be prorogued every year by requiring parliamentary approval of the armed forces on a yearly basis
    • The Settlement Act of 1701
    • the final act to fully establish the supremacy of Parliament
    • was designed to secure the Protestant succession to the throne
  • Foreign Policy
    • the Nine Years War with France (1688-97)
    • the Treaty of Ryswick (1697)
    • policy of intervention in Europe
  • William and Mary