Kings and Queens of England

Saxons and Danes

Canute (Cnut) 1016-35

Edward the Confessor (Edward I) 1042-66

Harold II 1066


Normans

William I (the Conqueror) 1066-87

William II (Rufus) 1087-1100

Henry I 1100-35

Stephen 1135-54


House of Plantagenet (Angevin)

Henry II 1154-89

Richard I (Lionheart) 1189-99

John 1199-1216

Henry III 1216-72

Edward I 1272-1307

Edward II 1307-27

Edward III 1327-77

Richard II 1377-99


House of Lancaster

Henry IV (Bolingbroke) 1399-1413

Henry V 1413-22

Henry VI 1422-61 and 1470-71


House of York

Edward IV 1461-70 and 1471-83

Edward V 1483

Richard III 1483-85


(The change of throne between the House of Lancaster and the House of York indicates the

power struggle that has become known as the War of the Roses).


Tudors

Henry VII (Tudor) 1485-1509

Henry VIII 1509-47

Edward VI 1547-53

Lady Jane Grey (9 day Queen) 1553

Mary I 1553-58

Elizabeth I 1558-1603


Stuarts

James I 1603-25

Charles I 1625-49


The Commonwealth

Oliver Cromwell 1649-58

Richard Cromwell 1658-59


Stuart Restoration

Charles II 1660-85

James II 1685-88

William III (of Orange) and Mary II 1689-1702

Anne 1702-14


House of Hanover

George I 1714-27

George II 1727-60

George III 1760-1820

George IV 1820-30

William IV 1830-37


House of Saxe-Coburg

Victoria 1837-1901

Edward VII 1901-10


House of Windsor

George V 1910-36

Edward VIII 1936

George VI 1936-52

Elizabeth II 1953-

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