Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Monarchs of England Timeline

Monarchs of England

After the act of Union in 1707 the king or queen is more correctly called the monarch of Great Britain
Monarch                                           Reign

HOUSE OF WESSEX

Egbert                                                802-839
Aethelbald                                          855-860
Aethelbert                                          860-866
Aethelred                                           866-871
Alfred the Great                                  871-899
Edward the Elder                                899-925
Athelstan                                            925-940
Edmund the Magnificent                      940-946
Eadred                                               946-955
Eadwig (Edwy) All-Fair                      955-959
Edgar the Peaceable                           959-975
Edward the Martyr                             975-978
Æthelred II (Ethelred the Unready)      979-1013 and 1014-1016
Edmund II (Ironside)                          1016

DANISH

Svein Forkbeard                                 1014
Cnut (Canute)                                     1016-1035
Harold I                                             1035-1040
Hardicnut                                           1040-1042

SAXONS

Edward (the Confessor)                      1042-1066
Harold II                                            1066

NORMANS

William I                                             1066-1087
William II                                           1087-1100
Henry I                                               1100-1135
Stephen                                              1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud)         1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II                                             1154-1189
Richard I                                            1189-1199
John                                                   1199-1216
Henry III                                            1216-1272
Edward I                                            1272-1307
Edward II                                           1307-1327
Edward III                                         1327-1377
Richard II                                           1377-1399

HOUSE OF LANCASTER

Henry IV                                            1399-1413
Henry V                                             1413-1422
Henry VI                                            1422-1461

HOUSE OF YORK

Edward IV                                         1461-1483
Edward V                                          1483
Richard III                                          1483-1485

TUDORS

Henry VII                                           1485-1509
Henry VIII                                         1509-1547
Edward VI                                         1547-1553
Jane Grey                                           1553
Mary I                                                1553-1558
Elizabeth I                                          1558-1603

STUARTS

James I                                               1603-1625
Charles I                                            1625-1649

COMMONWEALTH

Oliver Cromwell                                 1649-1658
Richard Cromwell                               1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)

Charles II                                           1660-1685
James II                                             1685-1688
William III                                          1689-1702
Mary II                                              1689-1694
Anne                                                  1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER

George I                                             1714-1727

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