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"List of Kings from Edward the Confessor." by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall (1876-)
From: An Island Story: A History of England for Boys and Girls by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall (1876-) With pictures by A. S. Forrest. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1920.

Editor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom

LIST OF KINGS FROM EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

SAXON KINGS.

EDWARD THE CONFESSOR reigned 24 years, from 1042 to 1066 A.D.
HAROLD II. reigned a little more than nine months, from January 5th to October 14th, 1066 A.D.

NORMAN KINGS.

WILLIAM I. reigned 21 years, from 1066 to 1087 A.D.
WILLIAM II. " 13 " " 1087 " 1100 A.D.
HENRY I. " 35 " " 1100 " 1135 A.D.
STEPHEN " 19 " " 1135 " 1154 A.D.

PLANTAGENET KINGS.

HENRY II. reigned 35 years, from 1154 to 1189 A.D.
RICHARD I. " 10 " " 1189 " 1199 A.D.
JOHN " 17 " " 1199 " 1216 A.D.
HENRY III. " 56 " " 1216 " 1272 A.D.
EDWARD I. " 35 " " 1272 " 1307 A.D.
EDWARD II. " 20 " " 1307 " 1327 A.D.
EDWARD III. " 50 " " 1327 " 1377 A.D.
RICHARD II. " 22 " " 1377 " 1399 A.D.
HENRY IV. " 14 " " 1399 " 1413 A.D.
HENRY V. " 9 " " 1413 " 1422 A.D.
HENRY VI. " 39 " " 1422 " 1461 A.D.
EDWARD IV. " 22 " " 1461 " 1483 A.D.

EDWARD V. reigned a little more than two months, from April 6th to June 26th, 1483.

RICHARD III. reigned 2 years, from 1483 to 1485 A.D.

TUDOR KINGS.

HENRY VII. reigned 24 years, from 1485 to 1509 A.D.
HENRY VIII. " 38 " " 1509 " 1547 A.D.
EDWARD VI. " 6 " " 1547 " 1553 A.D.
MARY I. " 5 " ", 1553 " 1558 A.D.
ELIZABETH " 45 " ", 1558 " 1603 A.D.

STUART KINGS.

JAMES I. of England and VI. of Scotland reigned 58 years, 36 as King of Scotland only, from 1567 to 1603, and 22 as King of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1603 to 1625 A.D.
CHARLES I. reigned 24 years, from 1625 to 1649 A.D.
THE COMMONWEALTH lasted 11 years, from 1649 to 1660 A.D.

STUART KINGS.

CHARLES II. reigned 25 years, from 1660 to 1685 A.D.
JAMES II. of England, VII. of Scotland, reigned 3 years, from 1685 to 1688 A.D.
MARY II. and WILLIAM III. reigned together for 5 years, from 1689 to 1694 A.D.
WILLIAM III. reigned alone for 8 years, from 1694 to 1702 A.D.
ANNE reigned 12 years, from 1702 to 1714 A.D.

HANOVERIAN KINGS.

GEORGE I. reigned 13 years, from 1714 to 1727 A.D.
GEORGE II. " 33 " " 1727 " 1760 A.D.
GEORGE III. " 60 " " 1760 " 1820 A.D.
GEORGE IV. " 10 " " 1820 " 1830 A.D.
WILLIAM IV. " 7 " " 1830 " 1837 A.D.
VICTORIA " 68 " " 1837 " 1901 A.D.
EDWARD VII. " 9 " " 1901 " 1910 A.D.
GEORGE V. " " " 1910 " — A.D.

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Editor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom