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  • n. Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; she was the eldest daughter of James II and ruled jointly with her husband William III (1662-1694)


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  • For centuries, it killed about one-third of the people it infected, including Queen Mary II of England, and left most survivors with deep scars on their faces from the hideous pus-filled lesions.

    Experts debate destroying last smallpox viruses

  • When in 1688, after Roman Catholic James II (England's last absolute monarch) was sent on a permanent vacation by his daughter Mary II, his son in law stadholder William III and the protestant parliamentarians who invited them, the Roman Catholics in England were not allowed to vote for 100 years.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Taking into account cost, schedule, and comfort Im not sure the girls would have done well on a freighter, the most attractive plan was to sail home on the Queen Mary II.

    The Italian Summer

  • This coach feels solid and quiet without being the Queen Mary II.

    American Personal Picks: July 4th Edition

  • Freedom of the Seas will have nearly twice the passenger capacity of the Queen Mary II 4.370 passengers compared with 2,820.

    Feeding The Love Boat

  • VERJEE: After the Queen Mary II mutiny and all the problems with that.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2006

  • The Queen Mary II experienced a problem with one of its motors when it was leaving Port Everglades in south Florida.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2006

  • That was an event in itself: a large warehouse, right next to the nearly-finished Queen Mary II, was transformed into a concert hall for the evening.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • Last September he assembled a marvellous group of musicians to perform a set of fascinating programmes build around the idea of 'L'invitation au voyage' - appropriate because the building of the Queen Mary II was the most significant thing to have happened in St Nazaire in years.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • And if you have heard of St Nazaire, chances are that it's because there was a fearful accident there last November when a gangplank leading onto the new oceanliner Queen Mary II which was being built there collapsed and 15 people were killed falling onto the dry dock.

    Archive 2004-04-01


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