King William IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1765 – 1837

King William IV

Father – King George III
Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Spouse – Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
Children – Charlotte, Elizabeth
King of Great Britain 1830 – 1837
Predecessor – George IV – 1820 – 1830
Successor – Victoria – 1837 – 1901

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King George IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1762 – 1830

King George IV

Father – King George III
Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Spouse – Caroline of Brunswick
Children – Charlotte

King of Great Britain 1820 – 1830
Predecessor – George III – 1760 – 1820
Successor – William IV – 1830 – 1837

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King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738 – 1820

King George III of Britain and Ireland

Father – Frederick Louis Prince of Wales
Mother – Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Spouse – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Children – George, Frederick, William, Charlotte, Edward, Augusta, Elizabeth, Ernest, Adolphus, Mary, Sophia, Octavius, Alfred, Amelia

King of Great Britain 1760 – 1820
Predecessor – George II – 1727 – 1760
Successor – George IV – 1820 – 1830

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The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

This timeline details the main events of The Jacobite Movement, the cause of the supporters of the Catholic heirs of King James II from 1668 to 1788 to reclaim the British throne following the Glorious Revolution

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King George II of Great Britain 1683 – 1760

King George II

Father – King George I
Mother – Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Spouse – Caroline of Ansbach
Children – Frederick, Anne, Amelia, Caroline, George, William, Mary Louisa
King of Great Britain 1727 – 1760
Predecessor – George I – 1714 – 1727
Successor – George III – 1760 – 1820

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King George I of Great Britain 1660 – 1727

King George I

Father – Ernest Augustus Elector of Hanover
Mother – Sophia of the Palatinate
Spouse – Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Children – George, Sophia
King of Great Britain 1714 – 1727
Predecessor – Queen Anne – 1702 – 1714
Successor – George II – 1727 – 1760

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The Stuart Period 1603 – 1714

The Stuart Period 1603 - 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuart period from the accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714.

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Queen Anne of Great Britain 1665 – 1714

Queen Anne of Great Britain

Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland
Mother – Anne Hyde
Spouse – George of Denmark
Children – Mary, Anne Sophia, William
Queen of Great Britain 1702 – 1714
Predecessor – William III – 1694 – 1702
Successor – George I – 1714 – 1727

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King William III of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1650 – 1702

King William III

Father – William II Prince of Orange
Mother – Mary, daughter of Charles I
Spouse – Mary II
Children – None
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1702
Predecessor – James II – 1685 – 1688
Successor – Anne – 1702 – 1714

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Queen Mary II of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1662 – 1694

Mary II Queen

Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland
Mother – Anne Hyde
Spouse – William III
Children – None
Queen of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1694
Predecessor – James II – 1685 – 1688
Successor – William III – 1694 – 1702

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King James II of England, Wales, Ireland, VII of Scotland 1633 – 1701

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Anne Hyde, Mary of Modena
Children – Charles, Mary, James, Anne, Charles, Edgar, Henrietta, Catherine, Catherine, Isabella, Charles, Elizabeth, Charlotte, James
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1685 – 1688
Predecessor – King Charles II – 1660 – 1685
Successor – William III – 1688 – 1702 and Mary II – 1688 – 1694

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King Charles II of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1630 – 1685

King Charles II

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Catherine of Braganza
Children – No legitimate, 14 illegitimate children
King of Scotland 1649 – 1685, King of England, Wales and Ireland 1660 – 1685
Predecessor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660
Successor – James II – 1685 – 1688

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King Charles I of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1600 – 1649

Charles I

Father – King James I of England, VI of Scotland
Mother – Anne of Denmark
Spouse – Henrietta Maria of France
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta
King of England and Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Predecessor – King James I of England, VI of Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658

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King James I of England, Wales and Ireland, VI of Scotland 1566 – 1625

James I of England, VI of Scotland

Father – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
Mother – Mary Queen of Scots
Spouse – Anne of Denmark
Children – Henry, Elizabeth, Margaret, Charles, Robert, Mary, Sophia
King of Scotland – 1567 – 1625
Predecessor – Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1567
Successor – Charles I
King of England, Ireland and Wales – 1603 – 1625
Predecessor – Elizabeth I 1558 – 1603
Successor – Charles I – 1625 – 1649

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Queen Elizabeth I of England, Wales and Ireland 1533 – 1603

Queen Elizabeth I

Father – Henry VIII
Mother – Anne Boleyn
Spouse – Did not marry
Children – None
Queen of England – 1558 – 1603
Predecessor – Mary I – 1553 – 1558
Successor – James I – 1603 – 1625

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Queen Mary I of England, Wales and Ireland 1516 – 1558

Mary IFather – King Henry VIII
Mother – Catherine of Aragon
Spouse – Philip II of Spain
Children – No children
Queen of England – 1553 – 1558
Preceded by – Lady Jane Grey – 1553
Succeeded by – Queen Elizabeth I – 1558 – 1603

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Lady Jane Grey 1537 – 1554

Born – October 1537 Died – 12th February 1554 Father – Henry Grey (1517 – 1554) Mother – Frances Brandon (1517 – 1559) Spouse – Guildford Dudley (1535 – 1554) Children – No children Queen of England – 1553, 10th – 19th July Preceded by – King Edward VI 1547 – 1553 Succeeded by – … Read more Lady Jane Grey 1537 – 1554

King Edward VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

Born – 12th October 1537 Died – 8th August 1553 Royal House – Tudor Father – King Henry VIII 1491 – 1547 Mother – Jane Seymour 1507 – 1537 Spouse – Not Married Children – No children King of England 1547 – 1553 Preceded by – King Henry VIII – 1509 – 1547 Succeeded by … Read more King Edward VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

King Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland 1841 – 1910

King Edward VIIFather – Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Mother – Queen Victoria
Spouse – Alexandra of Denmark
Children – Albert, George, Louise, Victoria, Maud, Alexander
King of England – 1901 – 1910
Predecessor – Victoria – 1837 – 1901
Successor – George V – 1910 – 1936

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King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

Born – c. 840 Died – 23rd April 871 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m. c865 Wulfthryth (b. 840) Children – Aethelhelm (b. 868), Aethelwold (869 – 902) King of Wessex – 866 – 871 Predecessor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 Successor – Alfred … Read more King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

King Aethelbert (Aethelberht) of Wessex 836 – 865

Born – c. 836 Died – Autumn 865 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of Wessex – 860 – 865 Predecessor – Aethelbald – 858 – 860 Successor – Aethelred I – 865 – 871 836 (around) Aethelbert of Wessex, … Read more King Aethelbert (Aethelberht) of Wessex 836 – 865

King Aethelbald of Wessex 834 – 860

Born – c. 834 Died – 20th December 860 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – No children King of Wessex – 858 – 860 Predecessor – Aethelwulf – 839 – 858 Successor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 … Read more King Aethelbald of Wessex 834 – 860

King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

Born – c. 795 Died – 13th January 858 Father – Egbert of Wessex (770 – 839) Mother – Redburga (possibly) Spouse – Osburgh (810 – 855), Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – by Osburgh – Aethelstan (d. 852), Aethelbald (834 – 860), Aethelbert (836 – 865), Aethelswith (838 – 888), Aethelred (840 … Read more King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

Born – c. 770 Died – February 839 Father – Ealmund of Kent Mother – Not Known Spouse – Redburga (possibly) Children – Aethelwulf (795 – 858) King of Wessex – 800 – 839 Predecessor – Beorhtric – 786 – 802 Successor – Aethelwulf – 839 – 858 770 (around) Egbert (sometimes spelt Ecgberht) of … Read more King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

King George V of the United Kingdom 1865 – 1936

King George V

Father – King Edward VII
Mother – Alexandra of Denmark
Spouse – Mary of Teck
Children – Edward, Albert, Victoria, Henry, George, John
King of England – 1910 – 1936
Predecessor – Edward VII – 1901 – 1910
Successor – Edward VIII – 1936

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King Edward VIII Duke of Windsor 1894 – 1972

King Edward VIIIFather – King George V
Mother – Mary of Teck
Spouse – Wallis Simpson
Children – None
King of England – 1936
Predecessor – George V – 1910 – 1936
Successor – George VI – 1936 – 1952

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King George VI of the United Kingdom 1895 – 1952

George VI

Father – King George V
Mother – Mary of Teck
Spouse – Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Children – Elizabeth, Margaret
King of England – 1936 – 1952
Predecessor – Edward VIII – 1936
Successor – Elizabeth II – 1952 –

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King Henry VII of England and Wales 1457 – 1509

King Henry VII

Born – 28th January 1457
Died – 21st April 1509
Royal House – Tudor
FatherEdmund Tudor (1430 – 1456)
MotherMargaret Beaufort (1443 – 1509)
SpouseElizabeth of York (1466 – 1503)
Children – Arthur (1496 – 1502), Margaret (1489 – 1541), Henry (1491 – 1547), Elizabeth (1492 – 1495), Mary (1496 – 1533), Edward (c 1498 – 1499), Edmund (1499 – 1500), Katherine (1503)
King of England – 1485 – 1509
PredecessorRichard III – 1483 – 1485
SuccessorHenry VIII – 1509 – 1547

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King Richard III of England 1452 – 1485

Richard IIIFather – Richard Duke of York
Mother – Cecily Neville
Spouse – Anne Neville
Children – Edward
King of England – 1483 – 1485
Predecessor – Edward V – 1483
Successor – Henry VII – 1485 – 1509

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King Edward V of England 1470 – 1483

Edward VFather – King Edward IV
Mother – Elizabeth Woodville
Spouse – Not married
Children – No children
King of England – 1483
Predecessor – Edward IV – 1461 – 1483
Successor – Richard III – 1483 – 1485

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