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

Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

Born – 985 Died – 6th March 1052 Father – Richard I, Duke of Normandy (932 – 996) Mother – Gunnora (950 – 1031) Spouses – 1. King Aethelred the Unready (966 – 1016), 2. King Canute (995 – 1035) Children – by Aethelred – King Edward the Confessor (1002 – 1066), Godgifu (1004 – … Read more

Eleanor of Aquitaine 1122 – 1204

Born – 1122 Died – 1st April 1204 Father – William X of Aquitaine (1099 – 1137) Mother – Aenor de Chatellerault (1103 – 1130) Spouses – m. 1137 – Louis VII of France, m. 1152 – Henry II of England (1133 – 1189) Children – by Louis VII – Marie (1145 – 1198), Alix … Read more

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Queen Mother 1900 – 2002

Born – 4th August 1900 Died – 30th March 2002 Father – Claude Bowes-Lyon (1855 – 1944) Mother – Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862 – 1938) Spouse – m. 1923 – King George VI Children – Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926), Margaret (1930 – 2002) Queen Consort of the United Kingdom – 1936 – 1952 1900 (4th … 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

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

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 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 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

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 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

Brian Epstein 1934 – 1967

Born – 19th September 1934 Died – 27th August 1967 Father – Harry Epstein Mother – Malka (Queenie) Epstein Spouse – None Children – None Known to History – Manager of The Beatles, Cilla Black, Gerry and the Pacemakers 1934 (19th September) Brian Samuel Epstein was born to Harry and Malka (known as Queenie) Epstein … Read more

Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset 1500 – 1552

Born – c. 1500 Died – 22nd January 1552 (executed) Father – John Seymour (1474 – 1536) Mother – Margery Wentworth (1478 – 1550) Spouses – m. 1526 – Catherine Filiol (1507 – 1535), m. 1535 – Anne Stanhope Children – by Catherine: John (1527 – 1552), Edward (1528 – 1593); by Anne: Edward (1537 … Read more

Ernest Shackleton 1874 – 1922

Born – 15th February 1874 Died – 5th January 1922 Father – Henry Shackleton Mother – Henrietta Letitia Sophia Gavan Spouse – Emily Dorman (1868 – 1936) Children – Raymond (1905  – 1960), Cecily (1906 – 1957), Edward (1911 – 1994) Known to History – Antarctic Explorer 1874 (15th February) Ernest Shackleton was born in … Read more

Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603

It is estimated that around 85,000 people were executed during the reigns of the Tudor Monarchs. This timeline details the most notable Tudor executions. See also: The Tudor Period 1485 – 1603 Tudor executions during the reign of King Henry VII 1485 – 1509 1485 (25th August) William Catesby aged about 35 years William Catesby … Read more

Emmy Award Winners 1949 – Present

This timeline details the yearly Primetime Emmy Award Winners 25th January 1949  Hollywood Athletic Club, Los Angeles Host – Walter O’Keefe Emmy Award Winners: Most Popular TV Programme – Pantomime Quiz Best TV Film – The Necklace Outstanding TV Personality – Shirley Dinsdale 27th January 1950 Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles Host – Bill Welsh Award … Read more

Billie Eilish 2001 – Present Day

Born – 18th December 2001 Father – Patrick O’Connell Mother – Maggie Baird Spouse – none Children – none 2001 (18th December) Billie Eilish was born Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell to Patrick O’Connell and Maggie Baird in Los Angeles, California. She was the couple’s second child, her brother Finneas was born in 1997. 2005 … Read more

Eurovision Song Contest Winners 1956 – Present Day

This timeline details the date, host city, winning country, artist and song of the yearly Eurovision Song Contest from 1956 to present day. 24th May 1956 Host City- Lugano, Switzerland Eurovision Winner – Switzerland Lys Assia singing ‘Refrain’ 3rd March 1957 Host City – Frankfurt, Germany Winner – Netherlands Corry Brokken singing ‘Net Als Toen’ … Read more

Ed Sheeran 1991 – Present Day

Born – 17th February 1991 Father – John Sheeran Mother – Imogen Sheeran Spouse – m. 2019 – Cherry Seaborn Children – Lyra (b. 2020) 1991 (17th February) Ed Sheeran was born Edward Christopher to John and Imogen Sheeran at Halifax, West Yorkshire. 1995 (during) Ed joined a local church choir. 1996 (Autumn) Ed attended … Read more

Elvis Presley 1935 – 1977

Born – 8th January 1935 Died – 16th August 1977 Father – Vernon Elvis Presley (1916 – 1979) Mother – Gladys Love Smith (1912 – 1958) Spouse – m. 1967-1973 – Priscilla Beaulieu (b. 1945) Children – Lisa-Marie (b. 1968) 1935 (8th January) Elvis Presley was born Elvis Aaron Presley to Vernon Elvis Presley and … Read more

Queen Elizabeth I of England, Wales and Ireland 1533 – 1603

Born – 7th September 1533 Died – 24th March 1603 Father – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Mother – Anne Boleyn (1501 – 1536) Spouse – Did not marry Children – None Queen of England – 1558 – 1603 Predecessor – Mary I – 1553 – 1558 Successor – James I – 1603 – … Read more

King Edward VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

Born – 12th October 1537 Died – 8th August 1553 Royal House – Tudor Father – King Henry VIII 1491 – 1547 Mother – Jane Seymour 1507 – 1537 Spouse – Not Married Children – No children King of England 1547 – 1553 Preceded by – King Henry VIII – 1509 – 1547 Succeeded by … Read more

King Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland 1841 – 1910

Born – 9th November 1841 Died – 6th May 1910 Father – Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 – 1861) Mother – Queen Victoria (1819 – 1901) Spouse – Alexandra of Denmark (1844 – 1925) Children – Albert (1864 – 1892), King George V (1865 – 1936), Louise (1867 – 1931), Victoria (1868 – … Read more

Eleanor of Castile c1241 – 1290

Born – 1241 Died – 28th November 1290 Father – Ferdinand III of Castile (1199 – 1252) Mother – Joan, Countess of Ponthieu (1220 – 1279) Spouse – m. 1254 – King Edward I of England (1239 – 1307) Children – Katherine (1264), Joan (1265), John (1266 – 1271), Henry 1268 – 1274), Eleanor (1269 … Read more