If you unfold the pages of British history, the legacy of British emperors & kings would stand tall, reflecting the rich bequest, heritage and culture of the British Empire. Having had the monarchical rule ever since times immemorial, British Empire has witnessed a consortium of emperors and kings, who have ruled the kingdom at various phases, each adding to the glory and prestige of the nation. Be it Alfred the Great or William the Conqueror, Henry VIII or Elizabeth I, the longest ever reigning monarch Queen Victoria or the current and second longest British monarch, Elizabeth II, each of them significantly contributed to make Britain what it is today. While some augmented the country’s legal system and military structure, there were others who took measures to give the country its architectural marvels, and still others who promoted the growth of art, culture and science. While each had their own sense of uniqueness, what has been common to all is their leadership skills, warrior instinct, charming mannerism and committed self. The section below gives details about the life and works of numerous British Emperors & Kings. Read on.
George VIGeorge VI
14 December 1895
Former King of the United Kingdom
Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948
Prince of Wales

George VGeorge V
03 June 1865
Former King of the United Kingdom

Edward VIIEdward VII
09 November 1841
Former King of the United Kingdom

Alfred the GreatAlfred the Great
0849 AD
King of Wessex
Charles I of EnglandCharles I of England
19 November 1600
King of England

Henry VIIHenry VII of England
28 January 1457
King of England

Henry V Of EnglandHenry V of England
09 August 1386
King of England (1413-1422)
William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
21 August 1765
King of the United Kingdom

Richard I of EnglandRichard I of England
08 September 1157
King of England
Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England
06 December 1421
King of England

George II of Great BritainGeorge II of Great Britain
30 October 1683
Former King of Great Britain & Ireland

Richard III of EnglandRichard III of England
02 October 1452
King of England

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
28 June 1491
King of England

Albert, Prince ConsortAlbert, Prince Consort
26 August 1819
Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Husband of Queen
John, King of EnglandJohn, King of England
24 December 1166
King of England

Edward I of EnglandEdward I of England
17 June 1239
King of England

James II Of England James II of England
14 October 1633
King of England

Edward IV of EnglandEdward IV of England
28 April 1442
King of England
Henry IV of EnglandHenry IV of England
15 April 1367
King of England

Edward VI of EnglandEdward VI of England
12 October 1537
King of England
Edward the ElderEdward the Elder
0874 AD
King of Wessex

George IV of the United KingdomGeorge IV of the United Kingdom
12 August 1762
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Henry III of EnglandHenry III of England
01 October 1207
King of England
Edward II of EnglandEdward II of England
25 April 1284
King of England

Edward III of EnglandEdward III of England
13 November 1312
King of England
Henry I of EnglandHenry I of England
1068 AD
King of England

Richard II of EnglandRichard II of England
06 January 1367
King of England

Harold GodwinsonHarold Godwinson
1022 AD
King of England

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William II of EnglandWilliam II of England
1056 AD
King of England
Leopold I of BelgiumLeopold I of Belgium
16 December 1790
King of Belgium

Edmund IronsideEdmund Ironside
0989 AD
King of England

Edgar the PeacefulEdgar the Peaceful
07 August 0942
King of England

Edward V of EnglandEdward V of England
02 November 1470
King of England
Edward the MartyrEdward the Martyr
0962 AD
King of England
Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
0847 AD
King of Wessex and Kent

Harold HarefootHarold Harefoot
1015 AD
King of England

Henry the Young KingHenry the Young King
28 February 1155
King of England

Egbert of WessexEgbert of Wessex
0770 AD
King of Wessex
Edward VIII of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United Kingdom
23 June 1894
King of United Kingdom

Charles IICharles II
29 May 1630
King of England, Scotland & Ireland

0894 AD
King of England

Edwy of EnglandEdwy of England
0940 AD
King of England

Arthur, Prince of WalesArthur, Prince of Wales
20 September 1486
Ecgberht, King of WessexEcgberht, King of Wessex
0770 AD

Edmund IEdmund I
0921 AD
0923 AD

Duke of WindsorDuke of Windsor
23 June 1894
Former King of the United Kingdom

Æthelberht, King of WessexÆthelberht, King of Wessex
0830 AD
Æthelwulf of WessexÆthelwulf of Wessex

John II of FranceJohn II of France
26 April 1319
0394 AD

Edgar ÆthelingEdgar Ætheling
1051 AD

Edmund the MartyrEdmund the Martyr
0841 AD

Rædwald of East AngliaRædwald of East Anglia
0560 AD

James BrookeJames Brooke
29 April 1803
Politician, Writer, Diplomat
Ine of WessexIne of Wessex
0670 AD

Oswald of NorthumbriaOswald of Northumbria
0604 AD

William the LionWilliam the Lion
1143 AD

Cædwalla of WessexCædwalla of Wessex
0659 AD
Ælfweard of WessexÆlfweard of Wessex
0904 AD

Alexander II of ScotlandAlexander II of Scotland
24 August 1198
Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahJaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
29 May 1926

Cuthred of WessexCuthred of Wessex

Stephen of EnglandStephen of England
1092 AD
John of EnglandJohn of England
24 December 1166

Kamehameha IIKamehameha II
31 October 1797
Arthur I, Duke of BrittanyArthur I, Duke of Brittany
29 March 1187
Duke of Brittany

Richard of CornwallRichard of Cornwall
05 January 1209

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of RichmondCharles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond
29 July 1672
Canute the GreatCanute the Great
0990 AD
King of Denmark

Alexander I of ScotlandAlexander I of Scotland
1078 AD
Donald II of ScotlandDonald II of Scotland

Ceawlin of WessexCeawlin of Wessex

Eustace IV, Count of BoulogneEustace IV, Count of Boulogne
1127 AD

Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of NorfolkThomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk
01 June 1300
Amlaíb CuaránAmlaíb Cuarán
0927 AD

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
0968 AD


Domnall mac AilpínDomnall mac Ailpín
0812 AD
King of Alba
Macbeth of ScotlandMacbeth of Scotland
1005 AD

Burgred of MerciaBurgred of Mercia
0852 AD

Ida of BerniciaIda of Bernicia
King of Bernicia

0612 AD
King of Northumbria

Wulfhere of MerciaWulfhere of Mercia
0640 AD
Eadbald of KentEadbald of Kent

Arthur II, Duke of BrittanyArthur II, Duke of Brittany
25 July 1261
0575 AD

Wihtred of KentWihtred of Kent
0670 AD
Sæberht of EssexSæberht of Essex
King of Essex