England: Kings and Queens: 1660-1707

Parliament
25 Apr/5 May 1660 - 8/18 May 1660 chronology and presidency
Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
8/18 May 1660 - 6/16 Feb 1685 Charles II (x)
6/16 Feb 1685 - 12/22 Feb 1689 James II [1][2][3][4]
Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Rex et Regina, Fidei Defensores, etc. = By the grace of God, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, etc.
13/23 Feb 1689 - 11/21 May 1689 William III (= William Henry Prince of Orange) (x)
13/23 Feb 1689 - 11/21 May 1689 Mary II
Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Rex et Regina, Fidei Defensores, etc. = By the grace of God, King and Queen of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, etc.
11/21 May 1689 - 28 Dec 1694/7 Jan 1695 William III (= William Henry Prince of Orange) (x)
11/21 May 1689 - 28 Dec 1694/7 Jan 1695 Mary II (x)
Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
28 Dec 1694/7 Jan 1695 - 8/19 Mar 1702 William III (= William Henry Prince of Orange) (x)
Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Regina, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the grace of God, Queen of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
8/19 Mar 1702 - 1/12 May 1707 Anne

[1] Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc. (in dissidence)
  20/30 Jun 1685 - 8/18 Jul 1685 James (II)
[2] Peers of the Realm (in absence of James II)
  11 Dec 1688 - 15 Dec 1688 chronology and presidency
[3] Ceased to exercise royal authority upon leaving the British Isles (23 Dec 1688/2 Jan 1689); following his departure, there was no authority to claim supreme position in the state until 28 Dec 1688/7 Jan 1689.
[4] Administration of Affairs (did not use any particular style, signing as "William Henry, Prince of Orange")
  28 Dec 1688/7 Jan 1689 - 13/23 Feb 1689 William Henry Prince of Orange
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