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King James II
Original Author: Unknown
Created: ca. 1690
Medium: Oil on canvas

King James II

James II, who served as king of England, Ireland, and—as James VII—Scotland from 1685 to 1688 is dressed in armor in this portrait by an unknown artist. The date of the painting is circa 1690. James was deposed as king during the so-called Glorious Revolution of 1688–1689.

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