Monarchy notes

Alfred 871-99

Edward the Elder 899-924

Athelstan 924-39

Edmund I 939-46

Eadred 946-55

Eadwig 955-59

Edgar 957-75

Edward the Martyr 975-8

Aethelred II 978-1013, 1014-16

Swein Forkbeard 1013-14

Edmund Ironside 1016

Cnut 1016-35

Harold Harefoot 1035-40

Harthacnut 1035-37, 1040-2

Edward the Confessor 1042-1066 (why not Edward I?) died childless, cousin of William the Conqueror

William I 1066-1087 died in a riding accident

William (Rufus) II 1087-1100 gay, never married, no children, 3rd son of William I, built Westminster Hall, shot by an arrow while hunting (accident?), 1096 first crusade

Henry I 1100-35 William II's brother (4th son of William I) but not named as successor, took throne, son William died in the White Ship disaster in 1120, named daughter Mathilda as successor

Stephen 1135-54 claimed throne when Henry I (his cousin) died suddenly, civil war with Mathilda and her supporters (The Anarchy, 1135-53)

Henry II 1154-89 Mathilda's son, married Eleanor of Aquitaine, strong and charismatic

Richard I 1189-99 Henry II's son

John 1199-1216 lost territories, Magna Carta 1215

Henry III 1216-72 son of John, built Westminster Abbey (1245-69), Barons' War (barons led by Simon de Montfort)

Edward I 1272-1307 "hammer of the Scots", conqueror of Wales

Edward II 1307-27 married Isabella of France but favourite was Piers Gaveston (then Hugh Despenser), Isabella went back to France and hooked up with Roger Mortimer, defeated in battle of Bannockburn, murdered in Berkeley Castle

Edward III 1327-77

Richard II 1377-99

Henry IV 1399-1413

Henry V 1413-22

Henry VI 1422-61, 1470-71 married Margaret of Anjou

Edward IV 1461-70, 1471-83

Edward V Apr-Jun 1483 one of the princes in the tower

Richard III 1483-85 killed the princes in the tower

Henry VII 1485-1509 first Tudor monarch

Henry VIII 1509-47

Edward VI 1547-53

Mary I 1553-58

Elizabeth I 1558-1603 last Tudor monarch

Stuart monarchs

 

 

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