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Dynasties Norman Plantagenet Lancaster York Tudor Stuart Hanover Saxe-Coburg Gotha Windsor

List of Kings and Queens

1066
Norman  William I1086 Doomsday Book
1087
 William II1100 William II was killed in the New Forest
1100
 Henry I1120 King's son and heir drowned
1135
 Stephen11351154 War between Stephen and Maud
1154
Plantagenet  Henry II1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, killed
1189
 Richard I1192 Richard captured while on crusade
1199
 John1215 Signing of Magna Carta
1216
 Henry III1258 First English Parliament
1272
 Edward I1284 Wales became incorporated into England
1307
 Edward II1314 Battle of Bannockburn
1327
 Edward III13471351 Black Death
1377
 Richard II1381 Peasants' Revolt
1399
Lancaster  Henry IV1399 Henry IV imprisoned Richard II
1413
 Henry V1415 Battle of Agincourt
1422
 Henry VI1455 Start of the War of the Roses
1461
York  Edward IV1470-1471 Henry VI briefly became king again
1483
 Edward VOne of the little princes in the Tower
1483
 Richard III1485 Battle of Bosworth Field
1485
Tudor  Henry VII1486 Henry VII married Elizabeth of York
1509
 Henry VIII1534 Creation of the Church of England
1547
 Edward VI1549 Introduction of Book of Common Prayer
1553
 Mary I1554 Mary I married Philip of Spain
1558
 Elizabeth I1588 Spanish Armada
1603
Stuart  James I1605 Gunpowder Plot
1625
 Charles I1642-1645 English Civil War
1649
  The Commonwealth1653 Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector
Stuart 1660
 Charles II1666 Great Fire of London
1685
 James II1685 Battle of Sedgemoor
1688
 William III and Mary II1690 Battle of the Boyne
1702
 Anne1707 Act of Union to create Great Britain
1714
Hanover  George I1720 South Sea Bubble
1727
 George II1745 Bonny Prince Charlie invades England
1760
 George III17751783 American War of Independence
1811
 Regency1815 Battle of Waterloo
1820
 George IV1825 Stockton and Darlington Railway opened
1830
 William IV1832 Reform Act
1837
 Victoria1851 Great Exhibition
1901
Saxe-Coburg
Gotha
 Edward VII1904 Entente Cordiale
1910
Windsor  George V1914-1918 World War I
1936
 Edward VIII1936 Abdication of Edward VIII
1936
 George VI1939-1945 World War II
1952
 Elizabeth II1973 Britain joins the Common Market (now the EU)
   

Some political movements

1170Thomas Becket
1215Magna Carta
1258First English Parliament
late 1300'sLollards
1381Peasants Revolt
1642-1645English Civil War
1645-1649Levellers
1688The Glorious Revolution
1776-1791Thomas Paine's writings
1811-1813Luddites
1838-1848Chartists
1913-1928Suffragettes

Timeline

William I William I Henry I Stephen Henry II Richard I John Henry III Edward I Edward II Edward III Richard II Henry IV Henry V Henry VI Edward IV Richard III Henry VII Henry VIII Edward VI Mary I Elizabeth I James I Charles I Commonwealth Charles II James II William III and Mary II Anne George I George II George III Regency George IV William IV Victoria Edward VII George V George VI Elizabeth II Timeline of kings and queens

Some kings and queens reigned for a short time, so I cannot fit their names in. See left for names and dates.