King James V of Scotland 1512 – 1542

Born – 10th April 1512 Died – 14th December 1542 Father – King James IV (1473 – 1513) Mother – Margaret Tudor (1489 – 1541) Spouses – m. 1537 – Madeleine of France (1520 – 1537), m. 1538 – Mary of Guise (1515 – 1560) Children – by Mary of Guise – James (1540 – … Read more

Pilgrim Fathers 1607 – 1621

This timeline details the main events of the Pilgrim Fathers from their departure from England to the Netherlands in 1607 to the celebration of the first harvest in 1621. 1607 (during) Members of William Bradford’s congregation in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, began to be persecuted for their Separatist belief. They attempted to leave England for the Netherlands … Read more

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

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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Catherine of Braganza 1638 – 1705

Born – 25th November 1638 Died – 31st December 1705 Father – King John IV of Portugal (1604 – 1656) Mother – Luisa de Guzman (1613 – 1666) Spouse – King Charles II (1630 – 1685) Children – None Queen Consort of Great Britain 1662 – 1685 Preceded by – Henrietta Maria – 1625 – … Read more

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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Richard Cromwell 1626 – 1712

Born – 4th October 1626 Died – 12th July 1712 Father – Oliver Cromwell (1599 – 1658) Mother – Elizabeth Bourchier (1598 – 1665) Spouse – m. 1649 – Dorothy Maijor (c1620 – 1675) Children – Elizabeth (1650 – 1731), Anne (1651 – 1652), Mary (1654), Oliver (1656 – 1705), Dorothy (1657 – 1658), Anna … Read more

Oliver Cromwell 1599 – 1658

Oliver Cromwell

Father – Robert Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Steward
Spouse – Elizabeth Bourchier
Children – Robert, Oliver, Bridget, Richard, Henry, Elizabeth, James, Mary, Frances
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1649 – 1658
Predecessor – King Charles I – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660

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William Shakespeare 1564 – 1616

Father – John Shakespeare
Mother – Mary Arden
Spouse – Anne Hathaway
Children – Susanna, Hamnet, Judith

Please note: the exact date of publication of Shakespeare’s plays is unknown. The dates given for the writing of his plays are approximate and based on the order the plays were first performed

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

Born – 19th November 1600 Died – 30th January 1649 (executed) Father – King James I of England, VI of Scotland (1566 – 1625) Mother – Anne of Denmark (1574 – 1619) Spouse – Henrietta Maria of France (1609 – 1669) Children – Charles (1629), King Charles II (1630 – 1685), Mary (1631 – 1660), … Read more

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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Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1587

Born – 8th December 1542 Died – Executed 8th February 1587 Father – King James V of Scotland (1512 – 1542) Mother – Mary of Guise (1515 – 1560) Spouses – m. 1558 – Francis II of France (1544 – 1560), m. 1565 – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545 – 1567), m. 1567 – James … Read more