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Queen Mary II

(1662-1694), Reigned with William III 1689-94

Sitter associated with 94 portraits
The eldest daughter of James, Duke of York, later James II, and Anne Hyde. Mary married the Dutch prince William of Orange at Whitehall in 1677, and returned with him to The Netherlands. In the dilemma of the 1688 Revolution she supported her husband and Protestantism rather than her Catholic father, and was invited to return to England in 1689 to share the monarchy with William. She proved a wise and effective ruler, especially during William's absences at war, and her many charitable schemes included the William and Mary Missionary College, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Queen Mary II, possibly by Simon François Ravenet, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D42301

Queen Mary II

possibly by Simon François Ravenet, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
etching, published 1757?
NPG D42301

Queen Mary II, by John Goldar, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D31077

Queen Mary II

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1785
NPG D31077

The Revolution, 1688 (King William III; Queen Mary II), by James Parker, published by  John Harris, after  James Northcote - NPG D32811

The Revolution, 1688 (King William III; Queen Mary II)

by James Parker, published by John Harris, after James Northcote
line engraving, published 1790
NPG D32811

Lady Mary presented to the Prince of Orange (King Charles II; King William III; Queen Mary II), by James Parker, published by  Robert Bowyer, after  Thomas Stothard - NPG D32295

Lady Mary presented to the Prince of Orange (King Charles II; King William III; Queen Mary II)

by James Parker, published by Robert Bowyer, after Thomas Stothard
line engraving, published 1799
NPG D32295

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Queen Mary II

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Gerard de Lairesse
mezzotint, circa 1670-1690
NPG D19451

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Queen Mary II

by Pieter Schenck, published by Nicolaes Visscher II
mezzotint, published circa 1675-1700
NPG D20278

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Queen Mary II

printed and sold by John Overton
line engraving, circa 1675-1700
NPG D20348

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Queen Mary II

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Jan Henrik Brandon
line engraving, late 17th century to early 18th century
On display in the State Dressing Room at Beningbrough Hall
NPG D21515

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Queen Mary II

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1695 (1690)
NPG D20127

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Queen Mary II

sold by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D20344

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Queen Mary II

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by Jacobus Haffman and P. Meyer, after Hendrik Pothoven
line engraving, 1751
NPG D19099

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'Statues in the New Palace at Westminster'

published by Illustrated London News
wood engraving, published 10 February 1855
NPG D47365

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