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

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 Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

Born – c. 795 Died – 13th January 858 Father – Egbert of Wessex (770 – 839) Mother – Redburga (possibly) Spouse – Osburgh (810 – 855), Judith of France (843 – 870) Children – by Osburgh – Aethelstan (d. 852), Aethelbald (834 – 860), Aethelberht (836 – 865), Aethelswith (838 – 888), Aethelred (840 … Read more King Aethelwulf of Wessex 795 – 858

Kings and Queens of England and Britain 827 – Present Day

Kings and Queens of ScotlandThis 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 broke from the monarchy, Northern Ireland, as part of the United Kingdom retained the monarchy.

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Kings and Queens of Scotland 843 – Present Day

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King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

Aethelred of WessexFather – Aethelwulf
Mother – Osburgh
Spouse – Wulfthryth
Children – Aethelhelm, Aethelwold
King of Wessex – 866 – 871
Predecessor – Aethelberht – 860 – 865
Successor – Alfred – 871 – 899

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Aethelwold of Wessex 869 – 902

Born – not known Died – 13th December 902 Royal House – Wessex Father – King Aethelred I (847 – 871) Mother – Wulfthryth d. 902 Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children 869 (around) Aethelwold of Wessex, was born to King Aethelred I of Wessex and his wife, Wulfthryth. He was the couple’s second … Read more Aethelwold of Wessex 869 – 902

King Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

King Edward the ElderFather – Alfred the Great
Mother – Ealhswith
Spouse – Ecgwynn, Aelfflaed, Eadgifu
Children – by Ecgwynn – Aethelstan, Edith
by Aelfflaed – Eadgifu, Aelfweard, Edwin, Eadgyth, Eadhild
by Eadgifu – Edmund, Eadred Eadburh, Aelfgifu
King of Wessex – 899 – 924
Predecessor – Alfred the Great – 871 – 899
Successor –Aethelstan – 924 – 939

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King Edmund I of England 921 – 946

King Edmund I

Father – Edward the Elder
Mother – Eadgifu of Kent
Spouse – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury, Aethelflaed of Damerham
Children – Eadwig, Edgar
King of England – 939 – 946
Predecessor – Aethelstan – 924 – 939
Successor –Eadred – 946 – 955

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King Edgar the Peaceful of England 943 – 975

King EdgarFather – Edmund I
Mother – Aelfgifu of Shaftesbury
Spouse – Aethelflaed, Wulfthryth, Aelfthryth
Children – Edward, Eadgyth, Edmund,  Aethelred
King of England – 959 – 975
Predecessor – Eadwig – 941 – 959
Successor –Edward the Martyr – 962 – 978

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