Kings and Queens of England and Scotland

(and some of the people around them.)

Please read the Introduction before "jumping in at the deep end". It contains information on the layout etc. of the associated files.

This Contents List is divided into the following sections:

Monarchs since the Norman Conquest in 1066 showing the dates of their reigns

House of NormandyHouse of Stuart
1066-1087William I1603-1625James I
1087-1100William II1625-1649Charles I
1100-1135Henry I1649-1653Commonwealth/protectorate
1135-1154Stephen1653-1658Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell
  1658-1659Protectorate of Richard Cromwell
House of Plantagenet  
1154-1189Henry IIHouse of Stuart restored
1189-1199Richard I1660-1685Charles II
1199-1216John1685-1688James II
1216-1272Henry III1689-1694William and Mary (jointly)
1272-1307Edward I  
1307-1327Edward IIHouse of Orange
1327-1377Edward III1694-1702William III (sole ruler)
1377-1399Richard II1702-1714Anne
House of LancasterHouse of Hanover
1399-1413Henry IV1714-1727George I
1413-1422Henry V1727-1760George II
1422-1461Henry VI1760-1820George III
  1820-1830George IV
House of York1830-1837William IV
1461-1483Edward IV1837-1901Victoria
1483Edward V  
1483-1485Richard IIIHouse of Saxe-Coburg
  1901-1910Edward VII
House of Tudor  
1485-1509Henry VIIHouse of Windsor
1509-1547Henry VIII1910-1936George V (a Saxe-Coburg until 1917)
1547-1553Edward VI1936Edward VIII
1553-1558Mary I1936-1952George VI
1558-1603Elizabeth I1952-Elizabeth II

Please note

  • From 1542 to 1801 all were Kings (or Queens) of Ireland.
  • From James I & VI to Anne, all were both English and Scottish monarchs.
  • Anne has the peculiar distinction of having been Queen of England and of Scotland until 1707 and of Great Britain thereafter.
  • The George I & II were Kings of Great Britain and of Ireland, George III was King of Great Britain and of Ireland until the union (1801) when he became King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, as were all the following monarchs.
  • Monarchs from William IV onwards had various other titles as well, such as Emperor/Empress of India (Victoria etc), King of British Dominions, etc, etc.
  • In the lists below, you will find the term "King of England" or "Queen of England", this is intended simply to distinguish them from those kings who were only kings of Scots and is not intended as a title.


Kings of England (with dates of birth and death)


Kings of Scots







  • Odo, Bishop of Bayeux and Earl of Kent. (c1032-1096)



  • George Monk, duke of Albemarle. (1608-1670)
  • George, Duke of Clarence, Lieutenant of Ireland. (1449-1478)
  • William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. (1721-1765)
  • George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. (1592-1628)
  • George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. (1627-1688)
  • John, Duke of Bedford, Regent of France. (1390-1435)
  • Charles, the last Duke of Burgundy, Count of Charolais. (1433-1477)
  • Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton. (1736-1811)
  • Thomas, Duke of Gloucester, Lord High Constable of England. (?-1397)
  • John of Gaunt, Earl of Derby, Duke of Lancaster. (1340-1399)
  • James, Duke of Monmouth. (1649-1685)
  • Henry, Duke of Lancaster, Earl of Derby. (?-1362)
  • John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale. (1616-1682)
  • John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, Viscount Lisle, Earl of Warwick. (1502-1553)
  • Richard, third Duke of York, Regent of France, Lieutenant of Ireland.(?-1460) .




Emperors and Empresses






Eminent Men






Queens of Kings



The above information was gleaned from various sources and then put together by Colin Hinson © 1996.

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