British Monarchs

Kings and Queens of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland 779 to present day

Monarchs of England (or part thereof)

779-796

Offa

Wessex

802-839

Egbert

Wessex

839-856

Aethelwulf

Wessex

856-860

Aethelbald

Wessex

860-866

Aethelbert

Wessex

866-871

Athelred I

Wessex

871-899

Alfred the Great

Wessex

899-925

Edward the Elder

Wessex

925-940

Athelstan

Wessex

940-946

Edmund

Wessex

946-955

Edred

Wessex

955-959

Edwy

Wessex

959-975

Edgar

Wessex

975-978

Edward the Martyr

Wessex

978-1016

Ethelred II the Unready

Wessex

1016

Edmund lronside

Wessex

1016-1035 

Cnut (Canute)

Denmark

1035-1040

Harold I Harefoot

Denmark

1040-1042

Harthacanut

Denmark

1042-1066 

Edward the Confessor

Wessex

1066

Harold II

Wessex

1066-1087

William I

Normandy

1087-1100

William II

Normandy

1100-1135

Henry I

Normandy

1135-1154 

Stephen

Blois

1154-1189

Henry II

Angevin

1189-1199

Richard I

Angevin

1199-1216

John

Angevin

1216-1272

Henry III

Plantagenet

Monarchs of England and Wales

1272-1307

Edward I

Plantagenet

1307-1327

Edward II

Plantagenet

1327-1377

Edward III

Plantagenet

1377-1399

Richard II

Plantagenet

1399-1413 

Henry IV

Lancaster

1413-1422

Henry V

Lancaster

1422-1461

Henry VI

Lancaster

1461-1483 

Edward IV

York

1483

Edward V

York

1483-1485 

Richard III

York

1485-1509

Henry VII

Tudor

1509-1547

Henry VIII

Tudor

1547-1553

Edward VI

Tudor

1553-1558

Mary I

Tudor

1558-1603

Elizabeth I

Tudor

Monarchs of England, Wales and Scotland

1603-1625

James I (King of Scotland as James VI 1567-1625)

Stuart

1625-1649

Charles I

Stuart

1649-1653

Commonwealth

Commonwealth

1653-1658

Oliver Cromwell (Lord Protector)

Commonwealth

1658-1659

Richard Cromwell (Lord Protector)

Commonwealth

1660-1685

Charles II

Stuart

1685-1688

James II

Stuart

1689-1694

William III of Orange and Mary II (jointly)

Stuart

1694-1702

William III (alone)

Stuart

Monarchs of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
(Northern Ireland only since 1922)

1702-1714

Anne

Stuart

1714-1727

George I

Hanover

1727-1760

George II

Hanover

1760-1820

George III
(Elector, 1760-1815, and King, 1815-20, of Hanover)

Hanover

1820-1830 

George IV

Hanover

1830-1837 

William IV (King of Hanover 1830-7)

Hanover

1837-1901

Victoria (Empress of India 1876-1901)

Hanover

1901-1910 

Edward VII

Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

1910-1936 

George V

Windsor 

1936

Edward VIII

Windsor 

1936-1952 

George VI

Windsor 

1952- 

Elizabeth II
(Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,
Head of the Commonwealth of Nations)

Windsor


Rulers of Wales

825-844

Merfyn Frych (Merfyn the Freckled)

Lord of Gwynedd

844-878

Rhodri Mawr (Rhodri the Great)

Lord of Gwynedd

878-916

Anarawd

Lord of Gwynedd

916-942

Idwal Foel (Idwahl the bald)

Lord of Ceredigion

950-979

Iago

Lord of Ceredigion

979-985

Hywel (Hywel the bad)

Lord of Gwynedd

985-986

Cadwallon

Lord of Gwynedd

999-1005

Maredudd ap Owain

Lord of Gwynedd & Dehuebarth

1018-1023

Llywelyn ap Seisyll

Lord of Gwynedd & Dehuebarth

1039-1063

Gruffydd ap Llywelyn

Lord of Gwynedd

1081-1137

Gruffydd ap Cynan

Lord of Gwynedd

1135-1137

Gruffydd ap Rhys

Lord of Gwynedd

1137-1170

Owain Gwynedd

Lord of Gwynedd

1170-1194

Dafydd and Rhodri ap Owain

Lord of Gwynedd

1194-1240

Llywelyn ap Iorwerth

Lord of Gwynedd

1240-1246

David

Lord of Gwynedd

1246-1282

Llywelyn ap Gruffydd

Lord of Gwynedd


Rulers of Scotland

843-858

Kenneth MacAlpin

Alpin

858-862 

Donald I

Alpin

862-877 

Constantine I

Alpin

877-878 

Aed

Alpin

878-889 

Giric and Eochaid

Alpin

889-900 

Donald II

Alpin

900-943 

Constantine II

Alpin

943-954 

Malcolm I

Dunkeld

954-962

Indulf

Dunkeld

962-966 

Dubh

Dunkeld

966-971 

Culen 

Dunkeld

971-995 

Kenneth II

Dunkeld

995-997 

Constantine III

Dunkeld

997-1005

Kenneth III (and Giric)

Dunkeld

1005-1034 

Malcolm II

Dunkeld

1034-1040 

Duncan I

Dunkeld

1040-1057 

Macbeth

Dunkeld

1057-1058

Lulach (The Fool)

Dunkeld

1058-1093 

Malcolm III Cranmore

Cranmore

1093-1094 

Donald III (Donald Bane)

Cranmore

1094

Duncan II

Cranmore

1094-1097

Donald III (Donald Bane)

Cranmore

1097-1107 

Edgar

Cranmore

1107-1124 

Alexander I

Cranmore

1124-1153 

David I

Cranmore

1153-1165 

Malcolm IV

Cranmore

1165-1214 

William I

Cranmore

1214-1249

Alexander II

Cranmore

1249-1286 

Alexander III

Cranmore

1286-1290 

Margaret ('Maid of Norway')

Cranmore

1290-1292 

Interregnum   

 

1292-1296 

John Balliol

Balliol

1296-1306 

Interregnum 

 

1306-1329 

Robert I (The Bruce)

Bruce

1329-1371 

David II

Bruce

1371-1390 

Robert II

Stuart

1390-1406

Robert III

Stuart

1406-1437

James I

Stuart

1437-1460

James II

Stuart

1460-1488

James III

Stuart

1488-1513 

James IV

Stuart

1513-1542

James V

Stuart

1542-1567 

Mary, Oueen of Scots

Stuart

1567-1625 

James VI (James I of England 1603-1625)

Stuart

For further information on these rulers and their part in history see the official UK government site dedicated to British rulers here.

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