British Monarchy – Twentieth Century Timeline

British Monarchy – Twentieth Century Timeline

For more information on counter-intuitive facts of ancient and medieval history, see Anthony Esolen’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization.    
British Monarchy – Edward VIII

British Monarchy – Edward VIII

Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David was born on the 23rd June 1894. He was the eldest son of George V and Mary of Teck. His father became King George V on 6th May 1910 and Edward, generally called David by the family, became Duke of Cornwall and Duke...

British Monarchy – The Stuart Monarchs

1603 – 1714 The first Stuart monarch, James I of England and VI of Scotland, succeeded to the throne of England when Elizabeth I died. He was the son of Mary Queen of Scots by her second husband Lord Darnley, and great-great grandson of Henry VIII’s sister...

Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

Elizabeth I  Elizabeth I (1533-1603) became Queen of England in 1558 after her sister Mary died. She was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and had had a troubled childhood. Her mother had been executed when she was three years old and her father had...
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