Kings and Queens of England and Britain 827 – Present Day

This timeline details all Kings and Queens of England and Britain from 827 to present day From 1327 England and Wales have shared Kings and Queens From 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared Kings and Queens  The Kings and Queens of England also ruled Ireland from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland … Read more

Margaret of France c1278 – 1318

Born – around 1279 Died – 14th February 1318 Father – Philip III of France (1245 – 1285) Mother – Maria of Brabant (1254 – 1322) Spouse – King Edward I of England (1239 – 1307) Children – Thomas of Brotherton (1300 – 1338), Edmund of Woodstock (1301 – 1330), Eleanor (1306 – 1311) Queen … Read more

Norman Conquest 1064 – 1077

This timeline details the main events of the Norman Conquest of England from 1064 – 1077 1064 (during) Harold Godwinson had departed England on a ship from Bosham. It is thought that he may have been sailing to Normandy to negotiate the release of his brother Wulfnoth and nephew Hakon who were being held prisoner … Read more

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) King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, the daughter of Henry IV of … Read more

King Henry VIII of England, Wales and Ireland 1491 – 1547

Born – 28th June 1491 Died – 28th January 1547 Father – King Henry VII (1457 – 1509) Mother – Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503) Spouses – m. 1509 – Catherine of Aragon (1485 – 1536), m. 1533 – Anne Boleyn (1501 – 1536), m. 1536 – Jane Seymour (1507 – 1537), m. 1540 … Read more

King Henry IV (Bolingbroke) of England 1367 – 1413

Born – 3rd April 1367 Died – 20th March 1413 Father – John of Gaunt (1340 – 1399) Mother – Blanche of Lancaster (1342 – 1368) Spouse – m. 1380 – Mary de Bohun (1368 – 1394); m.1403 – Joan of Navarre (1370 – 1437) Children – by Mary de Bohun – Edward (1382), King … Read more

Empress Matilda (Maud) 1102 – 1167

Born – February 1102 Father – King Henry I of England (1068 – 1135) Mother – Edith (Matilda) of Scotland (1080 – 1118) Spouses – m. 1114 – Henry V of Germany (1086 – 1125); m. 1128 – Geoffrey of Anjou (1113 – 1151) Children – King Henry II (1133 – 1189), Geoffrey (1134 – … Read more

King Aethelstan of England 895 – 939

Born – 895 Died – 27th October 939 Father – Edward the Elder Mother – Ecgwynn Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of England – 924 – 939 Predecessor – Edward the Elder – 899 – 924 Successor –Edmund I – 939 – 946 895 (during) King Aethelstan of England, was born to … Read more

Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales 1476 – 1484

Born – December 1476 Died – 9th April 1484 Father – King Richard III (1452 – 1485) Mother – Anne Neville (1456 – 1485) Spouse – not married Children – no children 1476 (Spring) Edward of Middleham was born to Richard Duke of Gloucester, brother of King Edward IV, and Anne Neville at Middleham Castle, … Read more

Edward of Lancaster, Prince of Wales 1453 – 1471

Born – 13th October 1453 Died – 4th May 1471 Father – King Henry VI (1422 – 1471) Mother – Margaret of Anjou (1430 – 1482) Spouse – m.1470 – Anne Neville (1456 – 1485) Children – None Prince of Wales – 1454 – 1471 1453 (13th October) Edward of Lancaster, also known as Edward … Read more

English History 980 – 989

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 980 – 989 The king of England for this period was Aethelred (the Unready) 980 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Chester and Southampton. 981 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Devon and Cornwall. 982 (during) There … Read more

Richard Neville, Warwick, Kingmaker 1420 – 1471

Born – 22nd November 1428 Died – 14th April 1471 Father – Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury (1400 – 1460) Mother – Alice Montacute (1407 – 1462) Spouse – m. 1436 – Anne de Beauchamp (1426 – 1492) Children – Isabel Neville (1451 – 1476), Anne Neville (1456 – 1485) Known to History – Warwick … Read more

English History 960 – 969

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 960 – 969 The king of England for this period was Edgar, known as The Peaceful 960 (around) Edgar married Aethelflaed the Fair, daughter of Ealdorman Ordmaer of Devon. 960 (21st September) Dunstan received the pallium as Archbishop of … Read more

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

English History 950 – 959

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 950 – 959 The kings of England for this period were:  Eadred to 955   Eadwig 955 – 959 Edgar from 959 952 (during) Eric Bloodaxe succeeded in taking Northumbria from Olaf Sihtricson. 952 (during) King Eadred captured and … Read more

English History 930 – 939

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 930 – 939 The king of England for this period was Aethelstan 931 (during) The rulers of Wales paid homage to Aethelstan at Hereford. 933 (during) Aethelstan’s half-brother, Edwin, died. 934 (May) King Aethelstan marched north to invade Scotland. … Read more

King Richard I (The Lionheart) of England 1157 – 1199

Born – 8th September 1157 Died – 6th April 1199 Father – King Henry II (1133 – 1189) Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – 1204) Spouse – Berengaria of Navarre (1168 – 1230) Children – No children King of England – 1189 – 1199 Predecessor – Henry II – 1154 – 1189 Successor – … 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

Matilda of Boulogne 1105 – 1152

Born – 1105 Died – 3rd May 1152 Father – Eustace III of Boulogne (1050 – 1125) Mother – Mary of Scotland (1082 – 1116) Spouse – m. 1125 –  King Stephen (1097 – 1154) Children – Baldwin (1126 – 1135), Eustace (1129 – 1153), Matilda (1133 – 1140), Marie – 1136 – 1182), William … Read more

Prince Louis of Cambridge 2018 – Present

Born – 23rd April 2018 Father – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (b. 1982) Mother – Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge (b. 1982) Siblings – Prince George (b. 2013), Princess Charlotte (b. 2015)  2018 (23rd April) Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, nee Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge … Read more

Edward the Black Prince 1330 – 1376

Born – 15th June 1330 Died – 8th June 1376 Father – King Edward III (1312 – 1377) Mother – Philippa of Hainault (1314 – 1369) Spouse – m. 1361 – Joan of Kent (1327 – 1385) Children – Edward of Angouleme (1364 – 1371), King Richard II (1367 – 1400) Prince of Wales – … Read more

King Richard II of England 1367 – 1400

Born – 6th January 1367 Died – 14th February 1400 Father – Edward the Black Prince (1330 – 1376) Mother – Joan of Kent (1326 – 1385) Spouses – m. 1382 –  Anne of Bohemia (1366 – 1394), m. 1396 – Isabella of Valois (1389 – 1409) Children – No children King of England – … Read more

Catherine of Aragon 1485 – 1536

Born – 16th December 1485 Died – 7th January 1536 Royal House – Trastamara Father – King Ferdinand of Aragon (1452 – 1516) Mother – Queen Isabella of Castile (1451 – 1504) Spouse – Arthur Tudor (m. 1501), King Henry VIII (m. 1509) Children – Henry (1511), Mary (1516 – 1558) Queen Consort – 1509 … Read more

Anne Neville 1456 – 1485

Born – 11th June 1456 Died – 16th March 1485 Father – Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (1420 – 1471) Mother – Anne Beauchamp (1426 – 1492) Spouses – m. 1470 – Edward of Lancaster (1453 – 1471), m. 1472 – Richard Duke of Gloucester (1452 – 1485) Children – by Richard – Edward of … Read more

King John of England 1166 – 1216

Born – 24th December 1166 Died – 18th October 1216 Father – King Henry II (1133 – 1189) Mother – Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – 1204) Spouses – m. 1189, annul. 1199 – Isabella of Gloucester (1173 – 1217), m. 1200 – Isabella of Angouleme (1188 – 1246) Children – by Isabella of Angouleme – … Read more

King Stephen of England 1097 – 1154

Born – 1097 Died – 25th October 1154 Father – Stephen-Henry of Blois (1045 – 1102) Mother – Adela (1067 – 1137) Spouse – Matilda of Boulogne (1105 – 1152) Children – Baldwin (1126 – 1135), Eustace (1130 – 1153), Matilda (d. 1141), William (1135 – 1159), Marie (1136 – 1182) King of England – … Read more

Jacquetta of Luxembourg 1416 – 1472

Born – 1416 Died – 30th May 1472 Father – Peter I of Luxembourg (1390 – 1433) Mother – Margaret of Baux (1394 – 1469) Spouses – m. 1433 – John, Duke of Bedford (1389 – 1435); m. 1437 – Richard Woodville (1405 – 1469) Children – by Richard Woodville – Elizabeth (1437 – 1492), Lewis … Read more

King Henry I of England 1068 – 1135

Born – Summer 1068 Died – 1st December 1135 Father – William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – m. 1100 – Edith of Scotland (1080 – 1118) Children – Adeleide (Empress Matilda) (1102 – 1167), William Aetheling (1103 – 1120); 22 illegitimate children including: Robert of … 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

King William II (Rufus) of England 1057 – 1100

Born – 1057 Died – 2nd August 1100 Father – King William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – Not married Children – No children King of England – 1087 – 1100 Predecessor – William I (Conqueror) – 1066 – 1087 Successor –Henry I – 1100 – … 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

King William I (The Conqueror) of England 1027 – 1087

Born – c1027 Died – 9th September 1087 Father – Robert the Magnificent (1008 – 1035) Mother – Herleve of Falaise (1012 – 1050) Spouse – m. 1050 – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Children – Robert (1052 – 1134), Richard (1056 – 1075), Cecilia (1054 – 1126), Adeliza (b. 1055), William (1057 – … 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 Harold II (Godwinson) of England 1022 – 1066

Born – 1022 Died – 14th October 1066 Father – Earl Godwin of Wessex (1001 – 1053) Mother – Gytha Thorkelsdottir (c1000 – c1072) Spouses – m. 1045 – Edith the Fair (Swanneck), m. 1066 – Edith of Mercia Children – by Edith Swanneck – Godwin, Edmund, Magnus, Gunhilda, Gytha; by Edith of Mercia – … 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