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Information about reign: King James II

CountryIreland, Kingdom of
From6 February 1685
To11 December 1688
Personal InformationKing James VII and II (1633 - 1701)

James II and VII (14 October 1633 - 16 September 1701) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland.