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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King James V of Scotland 1512 – 1542

King James IV of Scotland

Father – King James IV
Mother – Margaret Tudor
Spouse – Madeleine of France, Mary of Guise
Children – by Mary – James, Robert, Mary Queen of Scots
King of Scotland – 1513 – 1542
Predecessor – James IV of Scotland – 1488 – 1513
Successor – Mary Queen of Scots – 1542 – 1567

Read moreKing James V of Scotland 1512 – 1542

The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

This timeline details the main events of The Jacobite Movement – the cause of the supporters of the Catholic heirs of King James II from 1668 to 1788 to reclaim the British throne following the Glorious Revolution 1668 (around) Prince James, brother to Charles II and heir to the throne, converted to Catholicism. His conversion … Read more The Jacobite Movement 1668 – 1788

Pilgrim Fathers 1607 – 1621

This timeline details the main events of the Pilgrim Fathers from their departure from England to the Netherlands in 1607 to the celebration of the first harvest in 1621. 1607 (during) Members of William Bradford’s congregation in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, began to be persecuted for their Separatist belief. They attempted to leave England for the Netherlands … Read more Pilgrim Fathers 1607 – 1621

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

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 Anne of Great Britain 1665 – 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

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

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

The Great Plague of London 1665

This timeline is a chronology of the outbreak of plague known as the Great Plague that affected London in 1665 See also: The Great Fire of London 1666 Outbreaks of the plague 1663 (during) King Charles II suspended trade with the Dutch after learning that there was an outbreak of plague in Holland. 1663 (November) … Read more The Great Plague of London 1665

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

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

Richard Cromwell 1626 – 1712

Richard Cromwell

Born – 4th October 1626
Died – 12th July 1712
Father – Oliver Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Bourchier
Spouse – Dorothy Maijor
Children – Elizabeth, Anne, Mary, Oliver, Dorothy, Anna, Dorothy, Edith
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1658 – 1660
Predecessor – Interregnum – Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector – 1649 – 1658
Successor – Charles II – 1660 – 1685

Read moreRichard Cromwell 1626 – 1712

Oliver Cromwell 1599 – 1658

Oliver Cromwell

Father – Robert Cromwell
Mother – Elizabeth Steward
Spouse – Elizabeth Bourchier
Children – Robert, Oliver, Bridget, Richard, Henry, Elizabeth, James, Mary, Frances
Lord Protector of England and Scotland – 1649 – 1658
Predecessor – King Charles I – 1625 – 1649
Successor – Interregnum – Richard Cromwell Lord Protector – 1658 – 1660

Read moreOliver Cromwell 1599 – 1658

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

Read moreHenrietta Maria of France 1609 – 1669

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 Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1587

The Gunpowder Plot 1603 – 1606

This timeline details the history of the Gunpowder Plot 1603 – 1606 1603 (24th March) King James VI of Scotland succeeded to the English throne as King James I after Elizabeth I died. James I was a committed Protestant but his mother was Catholic Mary Queen of Scots who had been executed in 1587. Catholics … Read more The Gunpowder Plot 1603 – 1606