King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

Born – c. 770 Died – February 839 Father – Ealmund of Kent Mother – Not Known Spouse – Redburga (possibly) Children – Aethelwulf (795 – 858) King of Wessex – 800 – 839 Predecessor – Beorhtric – 786 – 802 Successor – Aethelwulf – 839 – 858 770 (around) Egbert (sometimes spelt Ecgberht) of … Read more King Egbert of Wessex 770 – 839

King Edward VIII Duke of Windsor 1894 – 1972

King Edward VIIIFather – King George V
Mother – Mary of Teck
Spouse – Wallis Simpson
Children – None
King of England – 1936
Predecessor – George V – 1910 – 1936
Successor – George VI – 1936 – 1952

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Elizabeth Woodville 1437 – 1492

Elizabeth WoodvilleFather – Richard Woodville
Mother – Jacquetta of Luxembourg
Spouse – Sir John Grey, King Edward IV of England
Children – by John Grey – Thomas, Richard; by Edward IV – Elizabeth, Mary, Cecily, Edward, Margaret, Richard, George, Katherine, Bridget

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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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East India Company 1600 – 1873

This timeline details the activities of the East India Company from its beginnings in 1600 to its dissolution in 1873 1600 (31st December) The Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies was founded by a Royal Charter signed by Elizabeth I. The charter gave them a monopoly on trade with any country … Read more East India Company 1600 – 1873

King Edward III of England and Wales 1312 – 1377

King Edward IIIFather – King Edward II
Mother – Isabella of France
Spouse – Philippa of Hainault
Children – Edward, Isabella, Joan, Lionel, John, Edmund, Blanche, Mary, Margaret, Thomas, William
King of England – 1327 – 1377
Predecessor – Edward II – 1307 – 1327
Successor – Richard II – 1377 – 1399

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King Edward I of England 1239 – 1307

Born – 18th June 1239 Died – 7th July 1307 Father – King Henry III (1207 – 1272) Mother – Eleanor of Provence (c1223 – 1291) Spouse – m. 1254 – Eleanor of Castile (c1241 – 1290), m. 1299 – Margaret of France Children – by Eleanor of Castile – Eleanor (1264 – 1298), Joan … Read more King Edward I of England 1239 – 1307

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 Emma of Normandy 985 – 1052

English Civil War Causes and Events 1625 – 1649

This timeline details the main causes and events of the seventeenth century conflict known as the English Civil War or the English Revolution 1625 – 1649 See also: King Charles I  Oliver Cromwell Background Causes of the English Civil War 1625 (13th June) Charles I married Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV of France at … Read more English Civil War Causes and Events 1625 – 1649

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 Eadwig of England 941 – 959