King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

 

King Aethelwulf of Wessex

Father – Egbert of Wessex
Mother – Redburga (possibly)
Spouse – Osburgh, Judith of France
Children – Aethelstan, Aethelbald, Aethelberht, Aethelswith, Aethelred, Alfred
King of Wessex – 839 – 858 
Predecessor – Egbert of Wessex
Successor – Aethelbald

 

 

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Kings and Queens of England 827 – Present Day

 

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

Since 1327 England and Wales have shared the 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.

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King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

 

Alfred the Great

Father – Aethelwulf of Wessex
Mother – Osburgh
Spouse – Ealhswith
Children – Aethelflaed, Edward, Aethelgifu, Aethelweard, Aelfthryth
King of Wessex – 871 – 899
Predecessor – Aethelred I of Wessex
Successor – Edward the Elder

 

 

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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 Edmund I of England 921 – 946

 

King Edmund I

Father – Edward the Elder
Mother – Eadgifu of Kent
Spouse – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury, Aethelflaed of Damerham
Children – Eadwig, Edgar
King of England – 939 – 946
Predecessor – Aethelstan
Successor –Eadred

 

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King Edgar the Peaceful of England 943 – 975

 

King Edgar

Father – Edmund I
Mother – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury
Spouse – Aethelflaed, Wulfthryth, Aelfthryth
Children – Edward, Eadgyth, Edmund,  Aethelred
King of England – 959 – 975
Predecessor – Eadwig
Successor –Edward the Martyr

 

 

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Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

 

Sweyn Forkbeard

Father – Harald Bluetooth
Mother – Gunhilda
Spouse – Gunhilda, Sigrid
Children –  Thyra, Cnut, Harald, Estrid
King of England – 1013 – 1014
Predecessor – Aethelred
Successor – Aethelred

 

 

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King Edward the Martyr of England 962 – 978

 

Edward the Martyr

Father – King Edgar
Mother – Aethelflaed
Spouse – Unmarried
Children – No children
King of England – 975 – 978
Predecessor – King Edgar
Successor –King Aethelred the Unready

 

 

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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, Ecgbert, 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 Edmund II (Ironside) of England 990 – 1016

Edmund Ironside

Father – King Aethelred the Unready
Mother – Aelfgifu of York
Spouse – Ealdgyth
Children – Edward the Exile, Edmund
King of England – 1016
Predecessor – Aethelred the Unready
Successor – King Cnut

 

 

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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 – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn, Harold, by Emma Harthacnut, Gunhilda
King of England – 1016 – 1035
Predecessor – King Edmund Ironside
Successor – King Harold Harefoot

 

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King Edward the Confessor of England 1003 – 1066

Edward the Confessor

Father – King Aethelred the Unready
Mother – Emma of Normandy
Spouse – Edith of Wessex
Children – No children
King of England – 1042 – 1066
Predecessor – Harthacnut
Successor – Harold Godwinson

 

 

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King Harold II (Godwinson) of England 1022 – 1066

Harold II Godwinson

 
Father – Earl Godwin of Wessex
Mother – Gytha Thorkelsdottir
Spouse – Edith the Fair (Swanneck), Edith of Mercia
Children – by Edith Swanneck – Godwin, Edmund, Magnus, Gunhilda, Gytha; by Edith of Mercia – Harold, Ulf
King of England – 1066
Predecessor – King Edward the Confessor
Successor – Edgar Aetheling

 

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King William I (The Conqueror) of England 1027 – 1087

William I of England

Father – Robert the Magnificent
Mother – Herleve of Falaise
Spouse – Matilda of Flanders
Children – Robert, Richard, Cecilia, Adeliza, William, Constance, Adela, Agatha, Henry
King of England – 1066 – 1087
Predecessor – Edgar Aetheling
Successor –William II

 

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Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1125

Edgar Aetheling

 

Father – Edward the Exile
Mother – Agatha
Spouse – Unmarried
Children – No children
King of England – 1066
Predecessor – King Harold II
Successor – King William I (the Conqueror)

 

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King Henry I of England 1068 – 1135

King Henry I

Father – William I (Conqueror)
Mother – Matilda of Flanders
Spouse – Edith of Scotland
Children – Adeleide (Empress Matilda), William Aetheling
King of England – 1100 – 1135
Predecessor – William II (Rufus)
Successor – Stephen of Blois

 

 

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King Henry II (Plantagenet) of England 1133 – 1189

 

Henry II

Father – Geoffrey of Anjou
Mother – Empress Matilda
Spouse – Eleanor of Aquitaine
Children – William, Henry, Matilda, Richard, Eleanor, Geoffrey, Joan, John
King of England – 1154 – 1189
Predecessor – Stephen
Successor – Richard I

 

 

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