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Kings and Queens of England (also known as GBR) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg

House of Wessex

  • 802 - 830: Egbert
  • 839 - 858: Ethelwulf
  • 858 - 860: Ethelbald
  • 860 - 866: Ethelbert

The first Christain King

  • 866 - 871: Ethelred I
  • 871 - 900: Alfred the Great
  • 900 - 924: Edward I 'the Elder'
  • 924 - 939: Athelstan

The first King of all England

  • 939 - 946: Edmund I
  • 946 - 955: Edred
  • 955 - 959: Edwig
  • 959 - 975: Edgar
  • 975 - 978: Edward II 'The Martyr'
  • 978 - 1016: Ethelred II 'the Unready'
  • 1016: Edmund II Ironside
  • 1016 - 1035: King Canture, Danish King by Conquest
  • 1035 - 1040: Harold I 'Harefoot'
  • 1040 - 1043: Hardicanute
  • 1042 - 1066: Edward III 'the Confessor'
  • 1066: Harold II Killed at Hastings

House of Normandy

  • 1066 - 1087: William I
  • 1087 - 1100: William II
  • 1100 - 1135: Henry I
  • 1135 - 1154: Stephen

House of Plantagenet

  • 1154 - 1189: Henry II
  • 1189 - 1199: Richard I, Also king of Jerusalem
  • 1199 - 1216: John
  • 1216 - 1272: Henry III
  • 1272 - 1307: Edward I
  • 1307 - 1327: Edward II
  • 1327 - 1377: Edward III
  • 1377 - 1399: Richard II

The House of Lancaster

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

House of York

  • 1461 - 1483: Edward IV
  • 1483: Edward V
  • 1483 - 1485: Richard

House of Tudor

  • 1485 - 1509: Henry VII
  • 1509 - 1547: Henry VIII
  • 1547 - 1553: Edward VI
  • 1553 - 1558: Mary I
  • 1558 - 1603: Elizabeth I

House of Stuart

  • 1603 - 1625: James I

King of England and Scotland

  • 1625 - 1649: Charles I, King of England and Scotland

Commonwealth and Protectorate

  • 1649-1653: Government by a council of State
  • 1653 - 1658: Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell
  • 1658 - 1659: Protectorate of Richard Cromwell

House of Stuart (Restored)

  • 1660 - 1685: Charles II

King of England and Scotland

  • 1685 - 1688: James II, King of England and Scotland

House of Orange

  • 1689 - 1694: William III and Mary II (jointly)
  • 1694 - 1702: William III (sole ruler)
  • 1702 - 1714: Anne, First queen of Great Britain after the Act of Union in 1707

House of Hanover

  • 1714 - 1727: George I First King of Great Britain
  • 1727 - 1760: George II
  • 1760 - 1820: George III
  • 1820 - 1830: George IV
  • 1830 - 1837: William IV
  • 1837 - 1901: Victoria, First empress of India (also known as IND) Flag of India.svg

House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

  • 1901 - 1910: Edward VII First Emperor of India

House of Windsor

  • 1910 - 1936: George V
  • 1936: Edward VIII Abdicated
  • 1936 - 1952: George VI
  • 1952 - present: Elizabeth II

Map Overview

This is a simple map outlining the Kings and Queens of England over the course of many centuries. This may hopefully form a base of information upon which more information about particular Kings and Queens can be added.

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