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REIGNENDRULER
Kings of WESSEX & All England - no biographical notes below
802-839natural deathEgbert
839-855natural deathEthelwulf
855-860natural deathEthelbald
860-865natural deathEthelbert
865-871wounded at Merton (fighting Danes)Ethelred I
871-899 Oct 26illness; porphyria?Alfred "the Great"
899 Oct 26 - 925 Jul 17natural deathEdward "the Elder"
925 Jul 17 - 939 Oct 27natural deathAEthelstan
939 Oct 27 - 946 May 26stabbed at dinner, Pucklechurch, GLCEdmund I "the Magnificent"
946 May 26 - 955 Nov 23porphyria?Edred
955 Nov 23 - 959 Oct 1?Edwy "the Fair'
959 Oct 1 - 975 Jul 8natural deathEdgar "the Peaceful"
975 Jul 8 - 979 Mar 18hacked to death by stepmother's menEdward "the Martyr"
979 Mar 18 - 1013 autumn
1014 Feb 3 - 1016 Apr 23
1) Danish conquest
2) natural death
Ethelred II "the Unready"
1013 autumn - 1014 Feb 3? died - suddenly = at Gainsborough, Lincs Sweyn Forkbeard
1016 Apr 23 - 1016 Nov 30died naturally, or murdered?Edmund II "Ironside"
1016 Nov 30 - 1035 Nov 12? died at Shaftesbury, DorsetCanute "the Great"
1035 Nov 12 - 1040 Mar 17? died at OxfordHarold II "Harefoot"
1040 Mar 17 - 1042 Jun 8convulsion at a wedding feast at LambethHardicanute
1042 Jun 8 - 1065 Dec 28natural death 1066 5 JanEdward "the Confessor"
1065 Dec 28 - 1066 Oct 14slain by Normans at HastingsHarold II
NORMANDY
1066 Oct 14 - 1087 Sep 9natural deathWilliam "the Conqueror"
1087 Sep 9 - 1100 Aug 2New Forest hunting accident ...William II "Rufus"
1100 Aug 2- 1135 Dec 1ptomaine from lampreysHenry I "Beauclerc"
1135 Dec 1 - 1154 Oct 25natural death (appendicitis+)Stephen of Blois
ANJOU / PLANTAGENET
1154 Oct 25 -1189haemorrhageHenry II "Curtmantle"
1189 Jul 6 -1199gangrene, wounded at siege of Châlus in the LimousinRichard I "Lionheart"
1199 Apr 6 -1216 Oct 18dysenteryJohn "Lackland"
1216 Oct 19 -1272Henry III
1272 Nov 16 -1307 Jul 7dysenteryEdward I "Longshanks"
1307 Jul 8 - 1327 Jan 20deposed; murderedEdward II
1327 Jan 25 -1377 JunstrokeEdward III
1377 Jun 21 - 1399 Sep 29deposed; starved himself imprisoned in Pontefract castleRichard II
PLANTAGENET - LANCASTER
1399 Sep 29 -1413 MarseizureHenry IV
1413 Mar 20 -1422 Aug 31dysenteryHenry V
1422 Aug 31 - 1461 Mar 4
1470 - 11 Apr 1471
deposed
deposed; stabbed in the Tower
Henry VI
PLANTAGENET - YORK
1461 Mar 4 -1470
1471-1483
pneumonia?Edward IV
1483 Apr 9 - Jun 25imprisoned & deposedEdward V
1483 Jun 26 -1485 22 Augslain at BosworthRichard III
TUDOR
1485 Aug 22 -1509 Apr 21asthma & goutHenry VII
1509 Apr 21 -1547syphilis & ailments from gluttonyHenry VIII
1547Jan 28 -1553TB & congenital syphilisEdward VI [age 10-16]
1553 Jul 10-19dethroned; beheaded 12 Feb 1554Lady Jane Grey
1553 Jul 6 -1558 Nov 17influenzaMary I
1558 Nov 17 -1603 Mar 24cold, tonsilitis, illnessElizabeth I
STUART
1603 Mar 24 -1625 Mar 27kidney failureJames I (James VI of Scotland)
1625 Mar 27 -1649beheaded after civil warCharles I
1660 May 29 -1685 Feb 6stroke & uraemiaCharles II
1685 Feb 6 -1688abdicated 1688/9James II
1689 Feb 13 -1694William III and Mary II
1694 Dec 28 -1702William III alone
1702 Mar 8 -1714Anne
HANOVER
1714 Aug 1 -1727 Jun 22cerebral haemorrhageGeorge I
1727 Jun 22 -1760ruptured aneurism of the aortaGeorge II
1760 Oct 25 -1820George III
1820 Jan 29 -1830George IV
1830 Jun 26 -1837William IV
1837 Jun 20 -1901Victoria
WETTIN (Saxony)
1901 Jan 22 -1910Edward VII
WINDSOR
1910 May 6 -1936George V
1936 Jan 20 - Dec 10abdicatedEdward VIII
1936 Dec 10 -1952George VI
1952 Feb 6 - presentElizabeth II

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William "the Conqueror"
b Falaise, Normandy 1027-1028, d Priory of St Gervais, near Rouen, 9 Sep 1087, bur Abbey of St Stephen, Caen, Normandy
m Eu 1053 Matilda dau of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders, and Adèle of France, b Flanders c1031, d Caen 2 Nov 1083
William II "Rufus"
b Normandy 1056-1060, d New Forest 2 Aug 1100, bur Winchester Cathedral
never married, no known attachment to any woman, thought homosexual
Henry I "Beauclerc"
b Selby, Yorkshire c Sep 1068, d St Denis-le-Fermont, near Gisors, France, 1 Dec 1135, bur Reading Abbey
m1 Westminster Abbey 6 Aug 1100 Matilda (was Edith), dau of Malcolm III King of Scots and his 2nd wife, (Saint) Margaret, dau of Edward AEtheling; b Dumfermline 1079-1080, d Westminster Palace 1 May 1118
m2 Windsor Castle 29 Jan 1122 Adeliza, dau of Godfrey I, Duke of Lower Lorraine, Marquess of Antwerp, Count of Louvain; b Louvain c 1105, d Afflighem, Flanders 23 Mar or Apr 1151, bur Afflighem. Adeliza m2 1138 William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel.
Stephen
b Blois c1096, d Dover Castle 25 Oct 1154, bur Faversham Abbey
m Westminster? 1125 Matilda dau of Eustace III Count of Boulogne and Mary of Scotland; b Boulogne c1105, d Hedingham Castle, Essex 3 May 1152, bur Faversham Abbey
Henry II "Curtmantle"
b Le Mans 25 Mar 1133, d Chinon 6 Jul 1189, bur Fontevraud Abbey
m Bordeaux 18 May 1152 Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, b c1122, d 31 Mar/1 Apr 1204
Richard I "Lionheart"
b Beaumont Palace, Oxford 8 Sep 1157, d Chalus, Limousin 6 Apr 1199, bur Fontevraud Abbey
m Limasol, Cyprus 12 May 1191 Berengaria dau of King of Navarre, gdau of King of Castille, b Pamplona c1163, d L'Epau Abbey aft 1230
John "Lackland"
b Beaumont Palace, Oxford 24 Dec 1167, d Newark Castle 18 Oct 1216, bur Worcester Cathedral
m1 Marlebridge 29 Aug 1189 Isabella, Countess of Gloucester; annulled 1200 for consanguinity
m2 Bordeaux 24 Aug 1200 Isabella, dau of Aymer Taillefer Count of Angouleme and Alice de Courtenay
Henry III
b Winchester Castle 1 Oct 1207, d Westminster Palace 16 Nov 1272, bur Westminster Abbey
m Canterbury Cathedral 4 Jan 1236 Eleanor of Provence
Edward I
b Westminster Palace 17 Jun 1239, d Burgh-on-the-Sands, near Carlisle, 7 Jul 1307, bur Westminster Abbey
m1 Las Huelgas Oct 1254 Eleanor, dau of Ferdinand III King of Castille and Leon
m2 Canterbury Cathedral 10 Sep 1299 Margaret, dau of Philip III King of France and Marie of Brabant
Edward II
b Caernarvon Castle 25 Apr 1284, d Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, Sep 1327, bur Gloucester Cathedral
m Boulogne 25 Jan 1308 Isabella, eldest dau of Philip IV King of France and Jeanne I Queen of Navarre
Isabella of France b Paris? 1295, d Castle Rising, Norfolk, 22 Aug 1358, bur Grey Friars Church, London
Edward III
b Windsor Castle 13 Nov 1312, d Sheen Palace 21 Jun 1377, bur Westminster Abbey
Keeper of the Realm 26 Oct 1326
m York Minster 24 Jan 1328 Philippa, 3rd dau of Wm III Count of Holland and Hainault & Jeanne of Valois
Richard II
b Bordeaux 6 Jan 1367, d Pontefract Castle 6 Jan 1400, bur Westminster Abbey
m1 St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster 14 or 20 Jan 1382 Anne dau of HRE & King of Bohemia Chas IV
m2 Calais 1 Nov 1396 Isabella, 2nd dau of Chas VI King of France & Isabelle of Bavaria
flourish
Henry IV
b Bolingbroke Castle 4 Apr 1366, d Jerusalem Chamber Westminster Abbey 20 Mar 1413, bur Canterbury Cathedral
m1 Lady Mary de Bohun
m2 1402, 1403 Joan, 2nd dau of King of Navarre Chas II & Joan of France
Joan was the widow of John V Duke of Brittany
Henry V
b Monmouth 9 Aug 1387, d Bois de Vincennes 31 Aug 1422, bur Westminster Abbey
m Troyes 2 Jun 1420 Catherine, dau of King Charles VI of France and Isabelle of Bavaria
Henry VI
Windsor Castle 6 Dec 1421, d Tower of London 21 May 1471
m 1445 Margaret, dau of Duke of Anjou & Duchess of Lorraine
flourish
Edward IV
b Rouen 28 Apr 1442, d Westminster Palace 9 Apr 1483, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire 1 May 1464 Eilzabeth Woodville, widow of Sir John Grey, dau of Ist Earl Rivers Rd Woodville and Jacquette of Luxembourg widow of the Duke of Bedford
Edward V
b Westminster 4 Nov 1470, death info unsure
Richard III
b Fotheringay Castle 2 Oct 1452, d Bosworth 22 Aug 1485, bur Grey Friars Abbey, Leicester; disinterred
m Westminster 12 Jul 1472 Anne Nevill, widow of King Henry VI's only son, Edw; dau of Rd Nevill, 1st Earl of Warwick & Lady Anne Beauchamp
Lord High Protector 9 Apr 1483
flourish
Henry VII
b Pembroke Castle 28 Jan 1457, d Richmond Palace 21 Apr 1509, bur Westminster Abbey
m Westminster 18 Jan 1486 Elizabeth of York, eldest dau of King Edw IV
Henry VIII
b Greenwich Palace 28 June 1491, d Whitehall 28 Jan 1547, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m1 Grey Friars Church, Greenwich 11 Jun 1509 Catherine , widow of his bro Arthur; marriage declared null & void 23 May 1533
m2 Whitehall or Westminster 25 Jan 1533 Anne Boleyn, Marchioness of Pembroke; marriage declared invalid 17 May 1536
m3 York Palace 30 May 1536 Jane Seymour
m4 Greenwich 6 Jan 1540 Anne of Cleaves; marriage annulled 9 Jul same year
m5 Hampton Court Palace 28 Jul 1540 Catherine Howard
m6 Hampton Court Palace 12 Jul 1543 Catherine Parr, widow of John Nevill
Edw VI
b Hampton Court Palace 12 Oct 1537, d Greenwich Palace 6 Jul 1553, bur Westminster Abbey
On his succession at age 10, his uncle, Lord Hertford, became Protector of the Realm and was created Duke of Somerset.
Lady Jane Grey
b Bradgate, Leicestershire Oct 1537, beheaded 12 Feb 1554
m Durham House, London 21 May 1553 Lord Guildford Dudley, 6th son of 1st Duke of Northumberland John Dudley
Mary I
b Greenwich Palace 18 Feb 1516, d St James's Palace 17 Nov 1558, bur Westminster Abbey
Winchester Cathedral 25 Jul 1554 King of Spain Philip II (his 2nd marriage)
Elizabeth I
b Greenwich Palace 7 Sep 1533, d Richmond Palace 24 Mar 1603, bur Westminster Abbey
flourish
James I
b Edinburgh Castle 19 Jun 1566, d Theobalds Park, Herts 27 Mar 1625, bur Westminster Abbey
m 1589 Anne, 2nd dau of Frederick II King of Denmark & Norway, and Sophia of Mecklenburg-Guestow
Charles I
b Dumfermline 19 Nov 1600, beheaded outside Whitehall Palace 30 Jan 1649, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m May/June 1625 Henrietta Maria, dau of Henry IV, King of France & Navarre and Marie de Medici
Charles II
b St James's Palace 29 May 1630, d Whitehall Palace 6 Feb 1685, bur Westminster Abbey
m Portsmouth 21 May 1662 Catherine Henrietta, dau of King of Portugal John IV and Luiza Maria de Guzman
theoretically acceded on his father's death 30 Jan 1649, but date of rule is from the Restoration
James II
b St James's Palace 14 Oct 1633, d St Germain-en-Laye, France, 6 Sep 1701, bur Paris, removed to St Germain-en-Laye
m 1659&1660, Anne, eldest dau of Edw Hyde, Earl of Clarendon and Frances Aylesbury
Left the country 11 Dec 1688; in January, Parliament declared he had abdicated as of that date.
William III and Mary II
Mary: b St James's Palace 30 Apr 1602, d Kensington Palace 28 Dec 1694, bur Westminster Abbey
Wm: b The Hague 4 Nov 1650, d Kensington Palace 8 Mar 1702, bur Westminster Abbey
m St James's Palace 4 Nov 1677
Anne
b St James's Palace 6 Feb 1665, d Kensington Palace 1 Aug 1714
m Chapel Royal, St James's 28 Jul 1683 Prince George of Denmark
flourish
George I
b Leineschloss, Hanover May/June 1660, d Osnabrueck 22 Jun 1727, bur Hanover, removed to Herrenhausen
m Celle 22 Nov 1682 Sophia Dorothea, dau of Geo Wm, Duke of Brunswick-Lueneburg-Celle
divorced 28 Dec 1694
George II
b Herrenhausen 30 Oct 1683, d Kensington Palace 25 Oct 1760, bur Westminster Abbey
m Herrenhausen Aug/Sep 1705 Caroline, dau of John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach & Eleonore of Saxe-Eisenach
George III
b Norfolk House, St James's Square, London 4 Jun 1738, d Windsor Castle 29 Jan 1820, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m St James's Palace 8 Sep 1761 Sophia Charlotte, youngest dau of Duke Chas Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz & Eliz Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
George IV
b St James's Palace 12 Aug 1762, d Windsor Castle 26 Jun 1830, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m Chapel Royal, St James's 8 Apr 1795 Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, dau of Chas Wm Ferninand Duke of Brunswick & Princess Augusta, eldest dau of Frederick, Prince of Wales
Prince Regent 5 Feb 1811
William IV
b Buckingham House 21 Aug 1765, d Windsor Castle 20 Jun 1837, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m Kew Palace 11 Jul 1818 Adelaide Louisa Theresa Caroline Amelia, dau of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen & Princess Louisa Eleonora
Victoria
b Kensington Palace 24 may 1819, d Osborne House, Isle of Wight 22 Jan 1901, bur Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore
m Chapel Royal, St James's 10 Feb 1840 Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel, son of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha & Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Albert was named Prince Consort 26 Jun 1857
flourish
Edward VII
Buckingham Palace 9 Nov 1841, d Buckingham Palace 6 May 1910, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m St George's Chapel, Windsor 10 Mar 1863 Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia,dau of King Christian IX of Denmark & Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel
flourish
George V
b Marlborough House, London 3 Jun 1865, d Sandringham 20 Jan 1936, bur St George's Chapel, Windsor
m Chapel Royal, St James's 6 Jul 1893 Victoria Mary Augusta Louisa Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes, dau of Prince Francis of Teck & Princess Mary Adelaide
Edward VIII
b White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey 23 Jun 1894, d Paris 28 May 1972, bur Frogmore
m Chateau de Cande, Monts, France 3 Jun 1937 Wallis Warfield, former wife of Ernest Simpson; dau of Teackle Wallis Warfield & Alice Montague
Created Duke of Windsor 8 Mar 1937, three months after abdication.
George VI
b York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk 14 Dec 1895, d Sandringham House 6 Feb 1952
m Westminster Abbey 26 Apr 1923 Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, dau of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Claude George Bowes-Lyon & Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck
Elizabeth II
b 17 Bruton St, London W1 21 Apr 1926
m Westminster Abbey 2o Nov 1947 Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, former Prince of Greece & Denmark
flourish