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Re: England-Catholics forbidden on throne
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Had the Jacobite restoration been successful im certain Charles III would have not only married (possibly Henriette Anne de France) but also have had heirs or heiresses of his body. Henry Benedict Duke of York becoming his brother's successor would not have been a likely scenario.
A marriage of the King of England and Scotland to a princess of France would have meant another match between a Stuart and a Bourbon.
On a broader European map it also makes the reversal of alliances unlikely. So no marriage between the dauphin Louis Auguste and Marie Antoinette, but possibly a match with an English cousin. What influence would she have had on the reign of Louis XVI? Would that have postponed or even evaded the French revolution?
Have historians or anyone really talked about what England might have been like if Parliament hadn't passed an act forbidding Catholics from assuming the throne and reigning. Probably a long run for the House of Stuart, probably no Queen Victoria, and probably no Buckingham Palace?
If: A Jacobite Fantasy , by Charles Petrie