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Monarchs of Britain
See also Monarchs of Scotland and Kings of the early British kingdoms

De jure Kings of England

House of Wessex
  • Alfred, the Great (871-99) Go
  • Edward, the Elder (899-925) Go

De facto Kings of England

House of Wessex
  • Athelstan (925-40)
  • Edmund, the Magnificent (940-6) Go
  • Eadred (946-55)
  • Eadwig (Edwy), All-Fair (955-59)
  • Edgar, the Peaceable (959-75)
  • Edward, the Martyr (975-78)
  • Aethelred, the Unready (978-1016)
  • Edmund, Ironside (1016) Go
Danish Line
  • Svein, Forkbeard (1014)
  • Canute, the Great (1016-35) Go
  • Harald I, Harefoot (1035-40) Go
  • Hardicanute (1040-42) Go
House of Wessex, Restored
  • Edward, the Confessor (1042-66) Go
  • Harold II, Godwinson (1066) Go
Norman Line
  • William I, the Conqueror (1066-87) Go
  • William II, Rufus (1087-1100) Go
  • Henry I, Beauclerc (1100-35) Go
  • Stephen (1135-54) Go
  • Empress Matilda (1141) Go
Plantagenet, Angevin Line
  • Henry II, Curtmantle (1154-89) Go
  • Richard I the Lionheart (1189-99) Go

Monarchs of England and Ireland

Plantagenet, Angevin Line
  • John, Lackland (1199-1216) Go
  • Henry III (1216-72) Go
  • Edward I, Longshanks (1272-1307) Go
  • Edward II (1307-27) Go
  • Edward III (1327-77)
  • Richard II (1377-99) Go
Plantagenet, Lancastrian Line
  • Henry IV, Bolingbroke (1399-1413)
  • Henry V (1413-22)
  • Henry VI (1422-61, 1470-1)
Plantagenet, Yorkist Line
  • Edward IV (1461-70, 1471-83)
  • Edward V (1483)
  • Richard III, Crookback (1483-85)
House of Tudor
  • Henry VII, Tudor (1485-1509)
  • Henry VIII (1509-47)
  • Edward VI (1547-53)
  • Lady Jane Grey (1553)
  • Mary I, Tudor (1553-58)
  • Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Go

Monarchs of England, Scotland and Ireland

House of Stuart
  • James I (1603-25)
  • Charles I (1625-49) Go

The Period of Interregnum, (Commonwealth and Protectorate)

  • Oliver Cromwell (1649-58)
  • Richard Cromwell (1658-59)

Monarchs of England, Scotland and Ireland

House of Stuart, Restored
  • Charles II (1660-85) Go
  • James II (1685-88)
House of Orange and Stuart
  • William III, Mary II (1689-1702)

Monarchs of Great Britain and Ireland

House of Stuart
  • Anne (1702-14) Go
House of Brunswick, Hanover Line
  • George I (1714-27)
  • George II (1727-60)

Monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

House of Brunswick, Hanover Line
  • George III (1760-1820)
  • George IV (1820-30)
  • William IV (1830-37)
  • Victoria (1837-1901)
House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
  • Edward VII (1901-10)

Monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

House of Windsor
  • George V (1910-36)
  • Edward VIII (1936)
  • George VI (1936-52)
  • Elizabeth II (1952-present)

Contributed by Gifford, Katya
8 October 2005

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