Anne of Denmark Anne was born on 14 October 1574, at Skanderborg Castle, in Denmark. She was the daughter of Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (4 September 1557 - 14 October 1631) and Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway (1 July 1534 - 4 April 1588).
Anne of Denmark married James VI, King of Scotland by proxy on 20 August 1589, in Kronborg Castle, in Oslo, Norway, before they were married in person on 23 November 1589, at the Old Bishop's Palace, in Oslo, Norway, and again on 21 January 1590, at Kronberg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark. He was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. Anne and James had eight children.