KINGS AND QUEENS

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In History
  • 1135 BCE

    STEPHEN

    STEPHEN
    During Stephen´s reign the Norman barons wielded great power, extortin money and loothing town and country.
  • 1272

    HENRY lll

    HENRY lll
    These king was 9 years old when he became king. Brought up by priests he became devoted to church, art and learning. Henry was the greatest of all patrons of medieval architecture and ordered the rebuilding of Westminster Abbey in the Gothic style.
  • 1327

    EDWARD ll

    EDWARD ll
    Edward was a weak and incompetent king. He had many ‘favourites’, Piers Gaveston being the most notorious. He was beaten by the Scots at the Battle of Bannockburn, was deposed and held captive in Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire.
  • 1509

    HENRY Vlll

    HENRY Vlll
    These king is so popular cos they had six wives. Most school children learn the following rhyme to help them remember the fate of each wife: “Divorced, Beheaded, Died: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived”.
  • GEORGE l

    GEORGE l
    The 54 year old George arrived in England able to speak only a few words of English with his 18 cooks and 2 mistresses in tow. George never learned English
  • GEORGE lV

    GEORGE lV
    Known as the ‘First Gentleman of Europe’. He had a love of art and architecture but his private life was a mess, to put it mildly! He married twice, once in 1785 to Mrs. Fitzherbert, secretly as she was a Catholic, and then in 1795 to Caroline of Brunswick. Mrs. Fitzherbert remained the love of his life. Caroline and George had one daughter, Charlotte in 1796 but she died in 1817.