World War One 1914 – 1918

This timeline details the main events of World War One also known as the Great War, WWI and the First World War from 1914 to 1918 see also Causes of World War One 1914 1914 (28th June) The heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated. The couple were … Read more World War One 1914 – 1918

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

American War of Independence Causes and Events 1763 – 1784

 This timeline details the main causes and events of the American War of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War Main Causes 1763 (15th February) Seven Years War The war ended with the British and their allies victorious. 1763 (late February) The British Prime Minister, John Stuart, Earl of Bute, decided that it would … Read more American War of Independence Causes and Events 1763 – 1784

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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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 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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King Edward IV of England 1442 – 1483

King Edward IVFather – Richard Duke of York
Mother – Cecily Neville
Spouse – Elizabeth Woodville
Children – Elizabeth, Mary, Cecily, Edward, Margaret, Richard, George, Katherine, Bridget
King of England – 1461 – 1470, 1471 – 1483
Predecessor – Henry VI
Successor – Edward V

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