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

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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Queen Anne of Great Britain 1665 – 1714

Born – 6th February 1665 Died – 1st August 1714 Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland (1633 – 1701) Mother – Anne Hyde (1637 – 1671) Spouse – m. 1683 – Prince George of Denmark (1653 – 1708) Children – Mary (1685 – 1687), Anne Sophia (1686 – 1687), William (1689 … Read more

Queen Mary II of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales 1662 – 1694

Mary II Queen

Father – King James II of England, VII of Scotland
Mother – Anne Hyde
Spouse – William III
Children – None
Queen of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland 1688 – 1694
Predecessor – James II – 1685 – 1688
Successor – William III – 1694 – 1702

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King Philip II of Spain 1527 – 1598

Born – 21st May 1527 Died – 13th September 1598 Father – Charles V Holy Roman Emperor (1500 – 1558) Mother – Isabella of Portugal (1503 – 1539) Spouses – m. 1543 – Maria Manuela of Portugal (1527 – 1545); m. 1554 – Mary I of England (1516 – 1558); m. 1559 – Elisabeth of … Read more

The Spanish Armada Causes and Events 1534 – 1588

This timeline details the main causes and events of the Spanish Armada  Please note: the dates used in this timeline are those that were in use in England in 1588. In Spain the change from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar occurred in 1582, in England the change did not take place until 1752. The … Read more

Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1587

Born – 8th December 1542 Died – Executed 8th February 1587 Father – King James V of Scotland (1512 – 1542) Mother – Mary of Guise (1515 – 1560) Spouses – m. 1558 – Francis II of France (1544 – 1560), m. 1565 – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545 – 1567), m. 1567 – James … 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

Queen Mary I of England, Wales and Ireland 1516 – 1558

Born – 18th February 1516 Died – 17th November 1558 Father – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Mother – Catherine of Aragon (1485 – 1536) Spouse – Philip II of Spain (1527 – 1598) Children – No children Queen of England – 1553 – 1558 Preceded by – Lady Jane Grey – 1553 Succeeded … Read more

Lady Jane Grey 1537 – 1554

Born – October 1537 Died – 12th February 1554 Father – Henry Grey (1517 – 1554) Mother – Frances Brandon (1517 – 1559) Spouse – Guildford Dudley (1535 – 1554) Children – No children Queen of England – 1553, 10th – 19th July Preceded by – King Edward VI 1547 – 1553 Succeeded by – … Read more

Anne Boleyn c1501 – 1536

Born – c1501 Died – 19th May 1536 (executed) Father – Thomas Boleyn (1477 – 1539) Mother – Elizabeth Howard (1480 – 1538) Spouse – m. 1533 – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Children – Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1601) Queen Consort of England 1533 – 1536 Preceded by – Catherine of Aragon … Read more

The Tudors 1485 – 1603

This timeline details the main events that happened during the reign of the Tudors from the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 to the accession of James I in 1603 See also: Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603 22nd August 1485 Henry Tudor defeated Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was proclaimed King … Read more

Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland 1819 – 1901

Born – 24th May 1819 Died – 2nd February 1901 Father – Edward, Duke of Kent (1767 – 1820) Mother – Victoria of Saxe-Saalfield-Coburg (1786 – 1861) Spouse – m. 1840 Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 – 1861) Children – Victoria (1840 – 1901), King Edward VII (1841 – 1910), Alice (1843 – 1878), … 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