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

Carlo de Medici 1430 – 1492

Born – 1430 Died – 29th May 1492 Father – Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464) Mother -Maddalena Spouse – Unmarried Children – None 1430 (around) Carlo de Medici, was born illegitimately to Cosimo de Medici and a slave woman named Maddalena in Florence. It is believed that Carlo’s mother was a Circassian (from the … Read more Carlo de Medici 1430 – 1492

Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present

This timeline details all Royal Consorts of England and Britain from 940 to present day The majority of royal consorts have been Queen consorts and are the wife of the reigning king. To date there have been five married Queens. Of these, Mary I gave her husband the title King consort but he lost the … Read more Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present

Clarice Orsini 1450 – 1488

Born – c.1450 Died – 30th July 1488 Father – Iacopo Orsini Mother – Maddalena Orsini Spouse – Lorenzo de Medici (1449 – 1492) Children – Lucrezia (1470 – 1553), un-named twins (1471), Piero the Unfortunate (1472 – 1503), Maddalena (1473 – 1528), Contessina Beatrice (1474), Giovanni (1475 – 1521), Luisa (1477 – 1488), Contessina … Read more Clarice Orsini 1450 – 1488

Contessina de Bardi 1390 – 1473

Born – 27th September 1390 Died – October 1473 Father – Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi Mother – Cammilla Pannocchieschi Spouse – Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464) Children – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463) 1390 (27th September) Contessina de Bardi was born to Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi and Cammilla Pannocchieschi in Florence. … Read more Contessina de Bardi 1390 – 1473

Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

United States Constitution

 This timeline details the 27 Amendments to the United States Constitution

Following the American War of Independence, George Washington stressed the importance of a Constitution to set out the terms of government. The document, which consists of seven articles, was ratified in 1788 and came into effect on 4th March 1789. It established the mechanics of the new government. To date there have been twenty-seven amendments to the Constitution. The first ten amendments, which became law in 1791, are also known as the Bill of Rights.

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Tour de France 1903 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Tour de France cycling race

The winner of the Tour de France is the cyclist that completes the course in the quickest time. However from 1906 to 1912 the winner was decided by points for placings each day.

NB: Stages represents the final destination for each day. Sub-stages have not been included.

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Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland 1031 – 1093

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland

Father – King Duncan I of Scotland
Mother – Suthen
Spouses – Ingibiorg Finnsdottir, Margaret of Scotland
Children – by Ingibiorg – Duncan, Donald, Malcolm; by Margaret – Edward, Edmund, Ethelred, Edgar, Alexander, Edith, Mary, David
King of Scotland – 1058 – 1093
Predecessor – Lulach – 1057 – 1058
Successor – Donald III – 1093 – 1094

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Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall 1948 – Present

Born – 14th November 1948 Father – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (b.1921) Mother – Queen Elizabeth II (b.1926) Spouses – Diana Spencer (1961 – 1997), Camilla Parker-Bowles (b.1947) Children – by Diana – William (b.1982), Harry (b.1984) Prince of Wales – 1969 – Present Predecessor – Prince Edward – 1910 – 1936 1948 (14th … Read more Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall 1948 – Present

Cosimo de Medici 1389 – 1464

Born – 27th September 1389 Died – 1st August 1464 Father – Giovanni di Bicci de Medici (1360 – 1429) Mother – Piccarda Bueri (1368-1433) Spouse – Contessina de Bardi (1390 – 1473) Children – by Contessina – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463), illegitimate – Carlo (1430 – 1492) Lord of Florence … Read more Cosimo de Medici 1389 – 1464

Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796

Born – 2nd May 1729 Died – 16th November 1796 Father – Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690 – 1747) Mother – Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712 – 1760) Spouse – m. 1745 – Tsar Peter III of Russia (1728 – 1762) Children – by Peter III – Paul I of Russia (1754 – … Read more Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796