Source three (b): Seal reverse

The Second Great Seal of Queen Anne, used from 1707-1715 (Reverse: back)

  1. Do you know who the figure is on this side of the seal?
  2. What does she stand for?
  3. Why do you think a crown placed above a rose and thistle have been included on the seal?

The motto on the seal says: Anne, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith / Britain in the sixth year of the reign of Queen Anne.

  1. What big change had happened to explain why this figure and the words in the motto appear on this seal?