Kings and Queens of England 827 – Present Day


Elizabeth IIThis timeline details all Kings and Queens of England from 827 to present day

Since 1327 England and Wales have shared a monarch

Since 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared a monarch 

England and Ireland shared a monarch from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland broke from the monarchy, Northern Ireland, as part of the United Kingdom retained the monarchy.

See also Kings and Queens of Scotland 843 – Present Day

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King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

Edward the Elder

Father – Alfred the Great
Mother – Ealhswith
Spouse – Ecgwynn, Aelfflaed, Eadgifu
Children – by Ecgwynn – Aethelstan, a daughter
by Aelfflaed – Eadgifu, Aelfweard, Edwin, Eadgyth, Eadhild
by Eadgifu – Edmund, Eadred Eadburh, Aelfgifu
King of England – 899 – 924
Predecessor – Alfred the Great
Successor –Aethelstan



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King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016


Aethelred the Unready

Father – King Edgar
Mother – Aelfthryth
Spouse – Aelfgifu of York, Emma of Normandy 
Children – Aethelstan, Edmund, Eadred, Eadwig, Edgar, Eadgyth, Aelfgifu, Wulfthryth, Edward, Alfred, Godgifu
King of England – 978 – 1013 
Predecessor – Edward the Martyr
Successor – Sweyn Forkbeard
King of England – 1014 – 1016 
Predecessor – Sweyn Forkbeard
Successor – Edmund II (Ironside)


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King Cnut the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 994 – 1035

King Cnut the Great

Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard
Mother – Gunhilda
Spouse – Aelfgifu of Northampton, Emma of Normandy
Children – Sweyn, Harold, Harthacnut, Gunhilda
King of England – 1016 – 1035
Predecessor – King Edmund Ironside
Successor – King Harold Harefoot



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