King Henry VIII of England, Wales and Ireland 1491 – 1547

Born – 28th June 1491 Died – 28th January 1547 Father – King Henry VII (1457 – 1509) Mother – Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503) Spouses – m. 1509 – Catherine of Aragon (1485 – 1536), m. 1533 – Anne Boleyn (1501 – 1536), m. 1536 – Jane Seymour (1507 – 1537), m. 1540 … Read more

King Henry IV (Bolingbroke) of England 1367 – 1413

Born – 3rd April 1367 Died – 20th March 1413 Father – John of Gaunt (1340 – 1399) Mother – Blanche of Lancaster (1342 – 1368) Spouse – m. 1380 – Mary de Bohun (1368 – 1394); m.1403 – Joan of Navarre (1370 – 1437) Children – by Mary de Bohun – Edward (1382), King … Read more

King Aethelstan of England 895 – 939

Born – 895 Died – 27th October 939 Father – Edward the Elder Mother – Ecgwynn Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 924 – 939 Predecessor – Edward the Elder – 899 – 924 Successor –Edmund I – 939 – 946 895 (during) King Aethelstan of England, was born to … Read more

King Eadwig of England 941 – 959

Born – 941 Died – 1st October 959 Father – King Edmund I (921 – 946) Mother – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury (c902 – 944) Spouse – Aelfgifu (dates unknown) Children – No children King of England – 955 – 959 Predecessor – Eadred – 946 – 955 Successor –Edgar – 959 – 975 941 (during) … Read more

King Richard I (The Lionheart) of England 1157 – 1199

Born – 8th September 1157 Died – 6th April 1199 Father – King Henry II (1133 – 1189) Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – 1204) Spouse – Berengaria of Navarre (1168 – 1230) Children – No children King of England – 1189 – 1199 Predecessor – Henry II – 1154 – 1189 Successor – … Read more

King Richard II of England 1367 – 1400

Born – 6th January 1367 Died – 14th February 1400 Father – Edward the Black Prince (1330 – 1376) Mother – Joan of Kent (1326 – 1385) Spouses – m. 1382 –  Anne of Bohemia (1366 – 1394), m. 1396 – Isabella of Valois (1389 – 1409) Children – No children King of England – … Read more

King John of England 1166 – 1216

Born – 24th December 1166 Died – 18th October 1216 Father – King Henry II (1133 – 1189) Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – 1204) Spouses – m. 1189, annul. 1199 – Isabella of Gloucester (1173 – 1217), m. 1200 – Isabella of Angouleme (1188 – 1246) Children – by Isabella of Angouleme – … Read more

King Stephen of England 1097 – 1154

Born – 1097 Died – 25th October 1154 Father – Stephen-Henry of Blois (1045 – 1102) Mother – Adela (1067 – 1137) Spouse – Matilda of Boulogne (1105 – 1152) Children – Baldwin (1126 – 1135), Eustace (1130 – 1153), Matilda (d. 1141), William (1135 – 1159), Marie (1136 – 1182) King of England – … Read more

King Henry I of England 1068 – 1135

Born – Summer 1068 Died – 1st December 1135 Father – William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – m. 1100 – Edith of Scotland (1080 – 1118) Children – Adeleide (Empress Matilda) (1102 – 1167), William Aetheling (1103 – 1120); 22 illegitimate children including: Robert of … Read more

King Edward II of England 1284 – 1327

Born – 25th April 1284 Died – 21st September 1327 Father – King Edward I (1239 – 1307) Mother – Eleanor of Castile (c.1241 – 1290) Spouse – Isabella of France (1295 – 1358) Children – King Edward III (1312 – 1377), John of Eltham (1316 – 1336), Eleanor of Woodstock (1318 – 1355), Joan … Read more

King William II (Rufus) of England 1057 – 1100

Born – 1057 Died – 2nd August 1100 Father – King William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – Not married Children – No children King of England – 1087 – 1100 Predecessor – William I (Conqueror) – 1066 – 1087 Successor –Henry I – 1100 – … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom 1926 –

Born – 21st April 1926 Father – King George VI (1895 – 1952) Mother – Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900 – 2002) Spouse – m. 1947 – Prince Philip (b. Children – Prince Charles (b. 1948), Princess Anne (b. 1950), Prince Andrew (b. 1960), Prince Edward (b. 1964) Queen of England – 1952 –  Predecessor – George … Read more

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

Born – c1027 Died – 9th September 1087 Father – Robert the Magnificent (1008 – 1035) Mother – Herleve of Falaise (1012 – 1050) Spouse – m. 1050 – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Children – Robert (1052 – 1134), Richard (1056 – 1075), Cecilia (1054 – 1126), Adeliza (b. 1055), William (1057 – … Read more

Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1125

Born – c1051 Died – c1125 Father – Edward the Exile (1016 – 1057) Mother – Agatha of Kiev (c1028 – c1070) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 1066 Predecessor – King Harold II – 1066 Successor – King William I (the Conqueror) – 1066 – 1087 1051 (around) Edgar … Read more

King Harold II (Godwinson) of England 1022 – 1066

Born – 1022 Died – 14th October 1066 Father – Earl Godwin of Wessex (1001 – 1053) Mother – Gytha Thorkelsdottir (c1000 – c1072) Spouses – m. 1045 – Edith the Fair (Swanneck), m. 1066 – Edith of Mercia Children – by Edith Swanneck – Godwin, Edmund, Magnus, Gunhilda, Gytha; by Edith of Mercia – … Read more

King Edward the Confessor of England 1003 – 1066

Born – 1003 Died – 5th January 1066 Father – King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – m. 1045 – Edith of Wessex (1025 – 1075) Children – No children King of England – 1042 – 1066 Predecessor – King Harthacnut – 1040 – 1042 … Read more

King Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

Born – 1018 Died – 8th June 1042 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – Not married  Children – No children King of Denmark – 1035 – 1042 Predecessor – Canute 1018 – 1035 Successor – Magnus the Good – 1042 – 1047 King of … Read more

King Harold I (Harefoot) of England 1016 – 1040

Born – 1016 Died – 17th March 1040 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. c990) Spouse – Aelfgifu (dates unknown) Children – Aelfwine (dates unknown) King of England – 1037 – 1040 Predecessor – King Canute the Great – 1016 – 1035 Successor – King Harthacnut – 1040 – … Read more

King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

Born – 995 Died – 12th November 1035 Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard (960 – 1014) Mother – Gunhilda (d. 1014) Spouses – m. 1013 – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. 990); m. 1017 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn (1015 – 1037), King Harold I (1016 – 1040), … Read more

King Edmund II (Ironside) of England 990 – 1016

Father – King Aethelred the Unready Mother – Aelfgifu of York Spouse – Ealdgyth Children – Edward the Exile, Edmund King of England – 1016 Predecessor – Aethelred the Unready – 1014 – 1016 Successor – King Canute – 1016 – 1035 990 (during) Edmund Ironside was born to King Aethelred the Unready and his … Read more

Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

Born – 960 Died – 3rd February 1014 Father – Harald Bluetooth (910 – 986) Mother – Gyrid Olafsdottir (dates not known) Spouse – m. c990, div c1000 – Gunhilda (d. c1015), m. c1000 – Sigrid (d. c1013) Children –  by Gunhilda – Thyra (b. 993), King Canute (994 – 1035), King Harald II of Denmark (995 – … Read more

King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

Born – 966 Died – 23rd April 1016 Father – King Edgar (943 – 975) Mother – Aelfthryth (945 – 1002) Spouses – m. 985 – Aelfgifu of York (970 – 1002); m. 1002 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfthryth – Aethelstan (985 – 1014), Ecgbert (d. 1005), King Edmund Ironside … Read more

King Edward the Martyr of England 962 – 978

Born – 962 Died – 18th March 978 Father – King Edgar (943 – 975) Mother – Aethelflaed the Fair (d. c964) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 975 – 978 Predecessor – King Edgar – 959 – 975 Successor –King Aethelred the Unready – 978 – 1016 962 (during) … Read more

King Eadred of England 923 – 955

Born – 923 Died – 23rd November 955 Father – Edward the Elder (874 – 924) Mother – Eadgifu of Kent (c902 – c966) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 946 – 955 Predecessor – Edmund I – 939 – 946 Successor –Eadwig – 955 – 959 923 (during) King … Read more

King Edmund I of England 921 – 946

Born – 921 Died – 26th May 946 Father – Edward the Elder (874 – 924) Mother – Eadgifu of Kent (c902 – c966) Spouses – m 940 – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury (c902 – 944); m. 944 Aethelflaed of Damerham (c920 – c975) Children – King Eadwig (941 – 959), King Edgar (943 – 975) … Read more

King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

Born – 874 Died – 17th July 924 Father – Alfred the Great (849 – 899) Mother – Ealhswith (852 – 902) Spouses – m. 893 – Ecgwynn (c877 – c899), m. 899 – Aelfflaed (c878 – c919), m. 919 Eadgifu (c902 – 966) Children – by Ecgwynn – King Aethelstan (895 – 939), Edith (d. … Read more

King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

Born – 849 Died – 26th October 899 Father – King Aethelwulf of Wessex (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m.868 – Ealhswith (852 – 902) Children – Aethelflaed (870 – 918), King Edward the Elder (874 – 924), Aethelgifu (875 – 896), Aelfthryth (877 – 929), Aethelweard (880 – 922) … Read more

King Edgar the Peaceful of England 943 – 975

Born – 943 Died – 8th July 975 Father – King Edmund I ((921 – 946) Mother – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury (c. 902 – 944) Spouses – m. c961 – Aethelflaed (d. c964);  m. 964 – Aelfthryth (945 – 1002)  Children – by Aethelflaed – King Edward the Martyr (962 – 978); by Aelfthryth – Edmund … Read more

Kings and Queens of England and Britain 827 – Present Day

This timeline details all Kings and Queens of England and Britain from 827 to present day From 1327 England and Wales have shared Kings and Queens From 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared Kings and Queens  The Kings and Queens of England also ruled Ireland from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland … Read more

King William IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1765 – 1837

Born – 21st August 1765 Died – 20th June 1837 Father – King George III (1738 – 1820) Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 – 1818) Spouse – m. 1818 – Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen Children – Charlotte (1796 – 1818), Elizabeth (1820 – 1821) King of Great Britain 1830 – 1837 Predecessor – George IV … Read more

King George IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1762 – 1830

Born – 12th August 1762 Died – 26th June 1830 Father – King George III (1738 – 1820) Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 – 1818) Spouse – Caroline of Brunswick (1768 – 1821) Children – Charlotte (1796 – 1817) King of Great Britain 1820 – 1830 Predecessor – George III – 1760 – 1820 … Read more

King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738 – 1820

Born – 4th June 1738 Died – 29th January 1820 Father – Frederick Louis Prince of Wales (1707 – 1751) Mother – Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719 – 1772) Spouse – m. 1761 – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 – 1818) Children – King George IV (1762 – 1830), Frederick, Duke of York (1763 – 1827), King … Read more

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 1668 (around) Prince James, brother to Charles II and heir to the throne, converted to Catholicism. His conversion … Read more

King George II of Great Britain 1683 – 1760

Born – 30th October 1683 Died – 25th October 1760 Father – King George I (1660 – 1727) Mother – Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666 – 1726) Spouse – m. 1705 – Caroline of Ansbach (1683 – 1737) Children – Frederick (1707 – 1751), Anne (1709 – 1759), Amelia (1711 – 1786), Caroline (1713 – 1757), … Read more

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 Stuarts 1603 – 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuarts accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. 1603 (24th March) The period of the Stuarts began when James VI of Scotland became King James I of England, Ireland and Wales after Elizabeth I died. James was the son … Read more

Queen Anne of Great Britain 1665 – 1714

Born – 6th February 1665 Died – 1st August 1714 Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland (1633 – 1701) Mother – Anne Hyde (1637 – 1671) Spouse – m. 1683 – Prince George of Denmark (1653 – 1708) Children – Mary (1685 – 1687), Anne Sophia (1686 – 1687), William (1689 … Read more

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

Born – 4th November 1650 Died – 8th March 1702 Father – William II Prince of Orange (1626 – 1650) Mother – Mary, daughter of Charles I (1630 – 1661) Spouse – m. 1677 Queen Mary II (1662 – 1694) Children – None King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1702 Predecessor – … Read more

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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