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William and Mary were offered the throne of England to rule as part of a constitutional monarchy. During William and Mary's reign, parliament had more power whereas before the Glorious Revolution the monarch had the most power.

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To Prevent succession by a Catholic monarch.

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Why William and Mary were offered the throne of England was a conflict between whom?

Parliament (both Whigs and Tories) and King James II of England

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