Kings and Queens of Britain

Name Notes Reign   Born Died
 
ANGLO-SAXON KINGS
       
Egbert First King of
all England
827 830 775? 839
Ethelwulf Son of Egbert 839 857 ? 858
Ethelbald Son of
Ethelwulf
857 860 ? 860?
Ethelbert Second son of
Ethelwulf
860 866 ? 866?
Ethelred I Third son of
Ethelwulf
866 871 ? 871
Alfred the
Great
Fourth son of
Ethelwulf
871 899 849 899
Edward the
Elder
Son of Alfred 899 925 870? 925
Athelstan Eldest son of
Edward
925 940 895? 941
Edmund I Brother of
Athelstan
940 946 923 946/8
Edred Brother of
Edmund I
946 955 ? 955
Edwy Son of Edmund
I
955 959 939? 959
Edgar Second son of
Edmund I
959 975 943? 975
Edward the
Martyr
Son of Edgar 975 978 961? 978
Ethelred II Half-brother
of Edward
978 1016 968 1016
Edmund
Ironside
Eldest son of
Ethelred
1016 1017 989 1017
  DANISH
KINGS
       
Canute By conquest
and election
1017 1035 995 1035
Harold I (Harefoot) Son of Canute 1035 1040 ? 1040
Hardicanute Another son
of Canute
1040 1042 1019 1042
  SAXON
KINGS
       
Edward the
Confessor
Son of
Ethelred II
1042 1066 1004 1066
Harold II
Brother-in-law of Edward
1066 ? 1022 1066
  NORMAN
KINGS
       
William I Second cousin
to Edward the Confessor; by conquest
1066 1087 1027 1087
William II Third son of
William I
1087 1100 1056 1100
Henry I Youngest son
of William I
1100 1135 1068 1135
Stephen Third son of
Stephen, Count of Blois
1135 1154 1105 1155
  THE
PLANTAGENETS
       
Henry II Son of
Geoffrey Plantagenet by Matilda, daughter of Henry I
1154 1189 1133 1189
Richard I,
the Lionhearted
Eldest
surviving son of Henry II
1189 1199 1157 1199
John Youngest son
of Henry II
1199 1216 1166 1216
Henry III Eldest son of
John
1216 1272 1207 1272
Edward I Eldest son of
Henry III
1272 1307 1239 1307
Edward II Eldest
surviving son of Edward I
1307 1327 1284 1327
Edward III Eldest son of
Edward II
1327 1377 1312 1377
Richard II Son of the
Black Prince, eldest son of Edward III
1377 1399 1366 1400
  HOUSE OF
LANCASTER
       
Henry IV Son of John
of Gaunt, 4th son of Edward III
1399 1413 1367 1413
Henry V Eldest Son of
Henry IV
1413 1422 1387 1422
Henry VI Only son of
Henry V
1422 1461 1421 1471
  HOUSE OF
YORK
       
Edward IV His
grandfather was Richard, son of Edmund, son of Edward III
1461 1483 1441 1483
Edward V Eldest son of
Edward IV (imprisoned with his brother, Richard, by their Uncle, Richard
(III) Duke of
Gloucester)
1483 1483 1470 1483
Richard III Son of
Richard, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville
1483 1485 1452 1485
  HOUSE OF
TUDOR
       
Henry VII Son of
Edmund, eldest son of Owen Tudor, by Katharine, widow of Henry V. Mother
was great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt
1485 1509 1457 1509
Henry VIII Only
surviving son of Henry VII
1509 1547 1491 1547
Edward VI
Son of Henry
VIII by Jane Seymour
1547 1553 1537 1553
Mary I Daughter of
Henry VIII by Katharine of Aragon
1553 1558 1516 1558
Elizabeth I Daughter of
Henry VIII by Anne Boleyn
1558 1603 1533 1603
  HOUSE OF
STUART
       
James I Son of Mary
Queen of Scots, granddaughter of James IV and Margaret
1603 1625 1566 1625
Charles I Only
surviving son of James I (executed)
1625 1649 1600 1649
Commonwealth Oliver
Cromwell, Lord Protector
1649 1658 1599 1658
  &
Protectorate
Richard
Cromwell, 3rd son of Oliver
1658 1659 1626 1712
Charles II Eldest son of
Charles I
1660 1685 1630 1685
James II Second son of
Charles I
1685 1689 1633 1701
William III
Son of
William, Prince of Orange, by Mary, daughter of Charles I
1689 1702 1650 1702
  & Mary II Eldest
daughter of James II
1689 1694 1662 1694
Anne Second
daughter of James II
1702 1714 1665 1714
  HOUSE OF
HANOVER
       
George I Son of
Elector of Hanover, by Sophia, daughter of Elizabeth, daughter of James I
1714 1727 1660 1727
George II Only son of
George I
1727 1760 1683 1760
George III Grandson of
George II
1760 1820 1738 1820
George IV Eldest son of
George III
1820 1830 1762 1830
William IV Third son of
George III
l830 1837 1765 1837
Victoria Daughter of
Edward, 4th son of George III
1837 1901 1819 1901
  HOUSE OF
WINDSOR*
       
Edward VII Son of
Victoria
1901 1910 1841 1910
George V Son of Edward
VII
1910 1936 1865 1936
Edward VIII Son of George
V (Abdicated)
1936 1936 1894 1972
George VI Son of George
V
1936 1952 1895 1952
Elizabeth II Daughter of
George VI
1952 - 1926 -