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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Denmark, Anne of

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(1574-1619) Queen of James I of Great Britain, born Skanderborg, Denmark. The daughter of Frederick II, King of Denmark, she married, 1589, James VI of Scotland (I of England). Her parents were Lutherans, but through companionship with a niece of Emperor Charles V she acquired a knowledge of and an affection for Catholicism. She was advised by the Scottish Catholic nobles to seek spiritual advice from Robert Abercromby, a Jesuit, who received her into the Church, c1600 She proved the firmness of her Faith at the coronation, 1603, by refusing to receive the Protestant sacrament, declaring she preferred to forfeit her crown rather than take part in a sacrilegious profanation.

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Entry for 'Denmark, Anne of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/d/denmark-anne-of.html. 1910.

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