Anne Hyde 1637-1671
Anne HYDE, Duchess of York 1637-1671
Daughter of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, and wife of James Duke of York (later James II). After her marriage to the Duke and her father's rise in influence, she became increasingly involved in politics and was considered 'influential' by French ambassadors (ODNB).
Books with her armorial stamps survive.
- British Armorial Bindings.
- Miller, John. "Anne [née Anne Hyde], duchess of York (1637–1671), first wife of James II." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.