Kings and Queens of England - MobileReference

Kings and Queens of England

By MobileReference

  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Europe
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Description

This illustrated book covers all Kings and Queens of England from the first Anglo-Saxon Kings to the current queen, Elizabeth II. It describes how the Crown changed hands as a result of conquest and how the Crown has battled Parliament.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in History of England.

Features
Fully illustrated Search for words or phrases Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page Add Bookmarks Text annotation and mark-up Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
Table of Contents

The Anglo-Saxons (871-1016): Alfred the Great (871-899) | Edward the Elder (899-924) | Ethelweard (924) | Athelstan (924-939) | Edmund the Magnificent (939-946) | Edred (946-955) | Edwy the Fair (955-959) | Edgar the Peaceable (959-975) | Edward the Martyr (975-978) | Ethrelred the Unready (978-1013, 1014-1016) | Edmund Ironside (1016)

The Danes (1016-1042): Sweyn Haraldssen (1013-1014) | Canute the Great (1014, 1016-1035) | Harold Harefoot (1035-1040) | Harthacanute (1035-1037, 1040-1042)

The Anglo-Saxons, again (1042-1066): Edward the Confessor (1042-1066) | Harold Godwinson (1066) | Edgar Atheling (1066)

The Normans (1066-1154): William I (1066-1087) | William II (1087-1100) | Henry I (1100-1135) | Stephen (1135-1141, 1141-1154) | Matilda (or Maud) (1141)

The Plantagenets (1154-1399): Henry II (1154-1189) | Richard I (1189-1199) | John (1199-1216) | Henry III (1216-1272) | Edward I (1272-1307) | Edward II (1307-1327) | Edward III (1327-1377) | Richard II (1377-1399)

The House of Lancaster (1399-1461, 1470-1471): Henry IV (1399-1413) | Henry V (1413-1422) | Henry VI (1422-1461, 1470-1471)

The House of York (1461-1470, 1471-1485): Edward IV (1461-1470, 1471-1483) | Edward V (1483) | Richard III (1483-1485)

The Tudors (1485-1603): Henry VII (1485-1509) | Henry VIII (1509-1547) | Edward VI (1547-1553) | Mary I (1553-1558) | Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

The Stuarts (1603-1649, 1660-1714): James I (1603-1625) | Charles I (1625-1649) | Interregnum (1649-1660) | Charles II (1660-1685) | James II (1685-1688) | William III (1689-1702) and Mary II (1689-1694) | Anne (1702-1714)

The Hanoverians (1714-1901): George I (1714-1727) | George II (1727-1760) | George III (1760-1820) | George IV (1820-1830) | William IV (1830-1837) | Victoria (1837-1901)

The House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1901-1917): Edward VII (1901-1910) | George V (1910-1936)

The House of Windsor (1917 onwards): George V (1910-1936) | Edward VIII (1936) | George VI (1936-1952) | Elizabeth II (1952 onwards)

Future kings: Charles, Prince of Wales | Prince William of Wales

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