London history over 2000 years

London history over 2000 years

Kings and Queens from 1066 to 2019

This is a wiki site about London which will also link to my current pub history site which is often listed by parish.

These are the Kings and Queens of England up until 2019 from 1066; at the date of the Norman Conquest

[I just need some dates to get this site going - not confirmed to be correct]

Sovereigns of England

King William the first, a Norman, began his Reign in 1066, reigned 20 years and 10 months; and was buried in Caen in Normandy, whose bones after in 1562, were removed out of his Tomb, and some of them afterward brought into England.

King William the Second, his Son, began his Reign in 1087, reigned 12 years and 10 months; he died Aug 2 1099, and was buried in St. Swithen in Winchester, having never been married.

King Henry the first, his Brother, began his Reign in 1099, reigned 35 years; he died December 1 1134. and was buried at Reading as to part of his body, the other part at Roan in Normandy, where he died.

King Stephen, his Sisters Son, began his Reign in 1134, reigned 19 years and 10 months ; he died at Dover October 25. 1154, and was buried at Feversham Abby.

Henry the Second, his Kinsman, surnamed Plantagenet, the first King of that name, began his Reign in 1154, reigned 35 years; he died in Normandy, and was there buried at Founteverard.

King Richard the first, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1189, reigned 9 years and 8 months ; he died April 6 1199,and buried as to part of his body at Founteverard by his Father, and the other part at two other places.

King John, his Brother, began his Reign 1199, reigned 17 years and 6 months; he died October 19 1216. and was buried, as to part of his body, at Worcester, and the other at Croxton Abby.

King Henry the Third, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1216, reigned 56 years: he died November 16 1272. and was buried at Westminster.

King Edward the Fourth, otherwise called Edward the First, being the first King Edward of the Norman Line, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1272, reigned 34 years and 7 months: he died July 7 1307. and was buried at Westminster.

King Edward the Fifth, otherwise called Edward the Second, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1397, reigned 18 years: he was forced to Resign, and then something more than half a year after, murdered in 1327. and was buried at Gloucester in the Monastery of St. Peters.

King Edward the Sixth, otherwise called Edward the Third, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1327, reigned 59 years and 4 months; he died June 21 1377. aged 63 years, and was buried in Westminster Church; who created Edward his eldest Son Duke of Cornwal Anno Christi 1337, being the first Duke that ever was created in England.

King Richard the Second, his Grandson, his Sons Son, began his Reign in 1377, reigned 22 years and 3 months; he was forced to Resign, and then shortly after murdered in 1399 aged 33 years, and was buried in the Church of the Fryers Preachers at Langley in Buckinghamshire, but after the remains of his body were removed to Westminster; who created Robert de Vere Earl of oxford Marquis of Dublin in Ireland, being the first Marquis that ever was created by a King of England.

King Henry the Fourth his Cousin, began his Reign in 1399, reigned 13 years 6 months, he died March 20 1413, aged 46 years, and was buried ar Canterbury.

King Henry the Fifth, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1413, reigned 9 years and 5 months; he died August 31 1422. aged 38 years, he was buried at Westminster.

King Henry the Sixth, his only Sou, began his Reign in 1422, aged 8 months, reigned 38 years, 6 months, and 4 days, then removed March 4 1460. from the Government ; after which, more than 11 years, viz, May 21 1472. he was murdered in the Tower of London by Richard Duke of Gloucester, afterwards King Richard the Third; he was buried at Chersey Abby, but afterwards removed to Windsor, aged at his death 52 years, or thereabouts; who created the first Vicount that ever was created in England.

King Edward the Seventh, otherwise called Edward the Fourth his Cousin, began his Reign in 1460, aged 19 years, reigned 22 years and one month; he died April 9 1483, aged 41 years, and was buried at Windsor.

King Edward the Fifth, his eldest Son, began his Reign in 1483, aged 10 years, reigned 10 weeks; then removed Jan. 18 1483, shortly after which he was murdered.

King Richard the Third, his uncle, the last of the Family of Plantaginet, began his Reign in 1483, reigned 2 years and 2 months; slain at the Battel at Bosworth August 22, 1485. aged 37 years ; and was buried at Leicester in the Gray-Friers Church, but afterwards all or the most part of the Remains of his body carried , none knows whither: he died without issue.

King Henry the Seventh, his Kinsman, of the surname of Ap Thomas ap Theodore, began his Reign in 1485, reigned 23 years and 8 months, he died at Richmond, April 22. 1509. aged 52 years, and was buried at Westminster.

King Henry the eighth, his only Son, began his Reign in 1509, reigned 37 years 9 months and 6 days; he died Jan. 28 1546, aged 55 years, and was buried at Windsor.

King Edward the Sixth, his only Son, began his Reign in 1546, reigned 6 years, 5 months, and 9 days; he died July 6. 1553 aged 15 years, and was buried at Westminster.

Queen Mary, his eldest Sister of the halfblood, began her Reign in 1553, reigned 5 years, 4 months, and 11 days; she died November 17 1558, aged 43 years, and was buried at Westminster.

Queen Elizabeth, her only sister of the half blood, the last of de Family of Ap Thomas ap Theodore, began her Reign in 1558, aged 25 years, reigned 44 years, 4 months, and 7 days; she died March 24, 1602, aged 69 years, 6 months, and 7 days, and was buried at Westminster.

King James her Cousin, the first of the Family of Stuart, and King of Scotland, began his Reign in 1602, reigned 22 years and 3 days ; he died March 27 1625. at Theobalds, aged 58 years,and was buried at Westminster, who in the year 1611. then in the year of his Reign erected the Degree of Baronet of England, in that year creating Sir Nicholas Bacon of Redgrave in Suffolk Knight, and others unto the Dignity and Degree of Baroner of England.

King Charles the First, Christened by the name of Charles James, his only Son surviving, the second of the Family of Stuart, began his Reign in 1625, reigned 23 years, 19 months, and 3 days; he died Jan. 30 1648. aged 48 years, 2 months, and 11 days, and was buried at Windsor.

 

Sovereigns of Great Britain and United Kingdom

James I (James VI of Scotland), Stuart, 1603 to 1625

Charles I, Stuart, 1625 to 1649

Commonwealth

Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector, 1653 to 1658

Richard Cromwell, Lord Protector, 1658 to 1659


Sovereigns of Great Britain and United Kingdom

Charles II, Stuart, 1660 to 1685

James II, Stuart, 1685 to 1688

William III & Mary II, Orange  / Stuart, 1689 to 1702

Anne, Stuart, 1702 to 1714

George I, Hanover, 1714 to 1727

George II, Hanover, 1727 to 1760

George III, Hanover, 1760 to 1820

George IV, Hanover, 1820 to 1830

William IV, Hanover, 1830 to 1837

Victoria, Hanover, 1837 to 1901

Edward VII, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 1901 to 1910

George V, Windsorr, 1910 to 1935

Edward VIII, Windsorr, 1936

George VI, Windsorr, 1937 to 1952

Elizabeth II, Windsorr, 1952 to date

 

 


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