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 Edward II of England 1284 – 1327

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 King William II (Rufus) of England 1057 – 1100

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

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 Edgar Aetheling 1051 – 1125

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 Harold II (Godwinson) of England 1022 – 1066

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 Edward the Confessor of England 1003 – 1066

King Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

Born – 1018 Died – 8th June 1042 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – Not married  Children – No children King of Denmark – 1035 – 1042 Predecessor – Canute 1018 – 1035 Successor – Magnus the Good – 1042 – 1047 King of … Read more King Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

King Harold I (Harefoot) of England 1016 – 1040

Born – 1016 Died – 17th March 1040 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. c990) Spouse – Aelfgifu (dates unknown) Children – Aelfwine (dates unknown) King of England – 1037 – 1040 Predecessor – King Canute the Great – 1016 – 1035 Successor – King Harthacnut – 1040 – … Read more King Harold I (Harefoot) of England 1016 – 1040

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

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 Edmund II (Ironside) of England 990 – 1016

Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

Born – 960 Died – 3rd February 1014 Father – Harald Bluetooth (910 – 986) Mother – Gyrid Olafsdottir (dates not known) Spouse – m. c990, div c1000 – Gunhilda (d. c1015), m. c1000 – Sigrid (d. c1013) Children –  by Gunhilda – Thyra (b. 993), King Canute (994 – 1035), King Harald II of Denmark (995 – … Read more Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

Born – 966 Died – 23rd April 1016 Father – King Edgar (943 – 975) Mother – Aelfthryth (945 – 1002) Spouses – m. 985 – Aelfgifu of York (970 – 1002); m. 1002 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfthryth – Aethelstan (985 – 1014), Ecgbert (d. 1005), King Edmund Ironside … Read more King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

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 Edward the Martyr of England 962 – 978

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 Eadred of England 923 – 955

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 Edmund I of England 921 – 946

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 Edward the Elder of England 874 – 924

King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

Born – 849 Died – 26th October 899 Father – King Aethelwulf of Wessex (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m.868 – Ealhswith (852 – 902) Children – Aethelflaed (870 – 918), King Edward the Elder (874 – 924), Aethelgifu (875 – 896), Aelfthryth (877 – 929), Aethelweard (880 – 922) … Read more King Alfred the Great 849 – 899

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 King Edgar the Peaceful of England 943 – 975

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.

See also Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present Day
Kings and Queens of Scotland 843 – Present Day

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Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520

This timeline is a chronology of  the main events of the summit meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I known as the Field of the Cloth of Gold. 1518 (3rd October) The Treaty of London On the advice of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, King Henry VIII of England had agreed to make peace with King Francis … Read more Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520

King William IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1765 – 1837

Born – 21st August 1765 Died – 20th June 1837 Father – King George III (1738 – 1820) Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 – 1818) Spouse – m. 1818 – Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen Children – Charlotte (1796 – 1818), Elizabeth (1820 – 1821) King of Great Britain 1830 – 1837 Predecessor – George IV … Read more King William IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1765 – 1837

King George IV of Great Britain and Ireland 1762 – 1830

King George IV

Father – King George III
Mother – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Spouse – Caroline of Brunswick
Children – Charlotte

King of Great Britain 1820 – 1830
Predecessor – George III – 1760 – 1820
Successor – William IV – 1830 – 1837

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King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738 – 1820

King George III of Britain and Ireland

Father – Frederick Louis Prince of Wales
Mother – Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Spouse – Chalotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Children – George, Frederick, William, Charlotte, Edward, Augusta, Elizabeth, Ernest, Adolphus, Mary, Sophia, Octavius, Alfred, Amelia

King of Great Britain 1760 – 1820
Predecessor – George II – 1727 – 1760
Successor – George IV – 1820 – 1830

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King George II of Great Britain 1683 – 1760

King George II

Father – King George I
Mother – Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Spouse – Caroline of Ansbach
Children – Frederick, Anne, Amelia, Caroline, George, William, Mary Louisa
King of Great Britain 1727 – 1760
Predecessor – George I – 1714 – 1727
Successor – George III – 1760 – 1820

Read moreKing George II of Great Britain 1683 – 1760

King George I of Great Britain 1660 – 1727

King George I

Father – Ernest Augustus Elector of Hanover
Mother – Sophia of the Palatinate
Spouse – Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Children – George, Sophia
King of Great Britain 1714 – 1727
Predecessor – Queen Anne – 1702 – 1714
Successor – George II – 1727 – 1760

Read moreKing George I of Great Britain 1660 – 1727

The Stuarts 1603 – 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuarts accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. 1603 (24th March) The period of the Stuarts began when James VI of Scotland became King James I of England, Ireland and Wales after Elizabeth I died. James was the son … Read more The Stuarts 1603 – 1714

King William III of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1650 – 1702

King William III

Father – William II Prince of Orange
Mother – Mary, daughter of Charles I
Spouse – Mary II
Children – None
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1702
Predecessor – James II – 1685 – 1688
Successor – Anne – 1702 – 1714

Read moreKing William III of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1650 – 1702

Anglo Saxon England 410 – 1066

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in Anglo Saxon England 410 – 1066 410 (during) The last Romans left England after being recalled back to Rome by Emperor Honorius. 430 (during) The followers of Ninian, a Christian missionary, built the first Christian Church at Whithorn. 432 (during) Patrick, a Briton who … Read more Anglo Saxon England 410 – 1066

King James II of England, Wales, Ireland, VII of Scotland 1633 – 1701

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Anne Hyde, Mary of Modena
Children – Charles, Mary, James, Anne, Charles, Edgar, Henrietta, Catherine, Catherine, Isabella, Charles, Elizabeth, Charlotte, James
King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1685 – 1688
Predecessor – King Charles II – 1660 – 1685
Successor – William III – 1688 – 1702 and Mary II – 1688 – 1694

Read moreKing James II of England, Wales, Ireland, VII of Scotland 1633 – 1701

King Charles II of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1630 – 1685

King Charles II

Father – King Charles I of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
Mother – Henrietta Maria of France
Spouse – Catherine of Braganza
Children – No legitimate, 14 illegitimate children
King of Scotland 1649 – 1685, King of England, Wales and Ireland 1660 – 1685
Predecessor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660
Successor – James II – 1685 – 1688

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Henrietta Maria of France 1609 – 1669

Henrietta Maria of France

 

Father – Henri IV of France
Mother – Marie de Medici
Spouse – Charles I of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta

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King Charles I of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1600 – 1649

Charles I

Father – King James I of England, VI of Scotland
Mother – Anne of Denmark
Spouse – Henrietta Maria of France
Children – Charles, Charles, Mary, James, Elizabeth, Anne, Catherine, Henry, Henrietta
King of England and Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Predecessor – King James I of England, VI of Scotland – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658

Read moreKing Charles I of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland 1600 – 1649

King James I of England, Wales and Ireland, VI of Scotland 1566 – 1625

James I of England, VI of Scotland

Father – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
Mother – Mary Queen of Scots
Spouse – Anne of Denmark
Children – Henry, Elizabeth, Margaret, Charles, Robert, Mary, Sophia
King of Scotland – 1567 – 1625
Predecessor – Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1567
Successor – Charles I
King of England, Ireland and Wales – 1603 – 1625
Predecessor – Elizabeth I 1558 – 1603
Successor – Charles I – 1625 – 1649

Read moreKing James I of England, Wales and Ireland, VI of Scotland 1566 – 1625

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 VI of England, Wales and Ireland 1537 – 1553

King Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland 1841 – 1910

King Edward VIIFather – Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Mother – Queen Victoria
Spouse – Alexandra of Denmark
Children – Albert, George, Louise, Victoria, Maud, Alexander
King of England – 1901 – 1910
Predecessor – Victoria – 1837 – 1901
Successor – George V – 1910 – 1936

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King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

Born – c. 840 Died – 23rd April 871 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – m. c865 Wulfthryth (b. 840) Children – Aethelhelm (b. 868), Aethelwold (869 – 902) King of Wessex – 866 – 871 Predecessor – Aethelbert – 860 – 865 Successor – Alfred … Read more King Aethelred I of Wessex 840 – 871

King Aethelbert (Aethelberht) of Wessex 836 – 865

Born – c. 836 Died – Autumn 865 Father – King Aethelwulf (795 – 858) Mother – Osburgh (810 – 855) Spouse – Unmarried Children – No children King of Wessex – 860 – 865 Predecessor – Aethelbald – 858 – 860 Successor – Aethelred I – 865 – 871 836 (around) Aethelbert of Wessex, … Read more King Aethelbert (Aethelberht) of Wessex 836 – 865