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.
Charles, Prince of WalesCharles, Prince of Wales
14 November 1948
Prince of Wales
George VIGeorge VI
14 December 1895
Former King of the United Kingdom

Edward VIII of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United Kingdom
23 June 1894
King of United Kingdom

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

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

Henry VIIHenry VII of England
28 January 1457
King of England
Charles I of EnglandCharles I of England
19 November 1600
King of England

Henry V Of EnglandHenry V of England
09 August 1386
King of England (1413-1422)

Alfred the GreatAlfred the Great
0849 AD
King of Wessex
Charles IICharles II
29 May 1630
King of England, Scotland & Ireland

George II of Great BritainGeorge II of Great Britain
30 October 1683
Former King of Great Britain & Ireland
Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
28 June 1491
King of England

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

Henry VI of EnglandHenry VI of England
06 December 1421
King of England

Albert, Prince ConsortAlbert, Prince Consort
26 August 1819
Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Husband of Queen

Edward IV of EnglandEdward IV of England
28 April 1442
King of England

Edward VI of EnglandEdward VI of England
12 October 1537
King of England

Henry IV of EnglandHenry IV of England
15 April 1367
King of England

Richard I of EnglandRichard I of England
08 September 1157
King of England
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
0894 AD
King of England

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

Edward the ElderEdward the Elder
0874 AD
King of Wessex
Henry III of EnglandHenry III of England
01 October 1207
King of England

Henry I of EnglandHenry I of England
1068 AD
King of England

Harold GodwinsonHarold Godwinson
1022 AD
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

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Richard II of EnglandRichard II of England
06 January 1367
King of England
William II of EnglandWilliam II of England
1056 AD
King of England

Egbert of WessexEgbert of Wessex
0770 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

Edmund IronsideEdmund Ironside
0989 AD
King of England
Edward V of EnglandEdward V of England
02 November 1470
King of England
Edgar the PeacefulEdgar the Peaceful
07 August 0942
King of England

Edward the MartyrEdward the Martyr
0962 AD
King of England

Leopold I of BelgiumLeopold I of Belgium
16 December 1790
King of Belgium

Edwy of EnglandEdwy of England
0940 AD
King of England
Harold HarefootHarold Harefoot
1015 AD
King of England

William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
21 August 1765
King of the United Kingdom

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

Æthelred of WessexÆthelred of Wessex
0847 AD
King of Wessex and Kent

Charles Philip Arthur GeorgeCharles Philip Arthur George
14 November 1948
John of EnglandJohn of England
24 December 1166

Arthur, Prince of WalesArthur, Prince of Wales
20 September 1486
Canute the GreatCanute the Great
0990 AD
King of Denmark

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

Ethelred the UnreadyEthelred the Unready
0968 AD
Stephen of EnglandStephen of England
1092 AD

Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahJaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
29 May 1926
Edmund IEdmund I
0921 AD

1018 AD
King of Denmark and England

1018 AD
King of England

Edgar the Peaceful of EnglandEdgar the Peaceful of England
07 August 0943

Ernest Augustus I of HanoverErnest Augustus I of Hanover
05 June 1771
0923 AD

Edred of EnglandEdred of England
0920 AD

0795 AD
Anglo-Saxon king

Æthelwulf of WessexÆthelwulf of Wessex
Aella of NorthumbriaAella of Northumbria
Anglo-Saxon King

Edward of Westminster, Prince of WalesEdward of Westminster, Prince of Wales
13 October 1453
Dalip SinghDalip Singh
04 September 1838
Sikh maharaja

Macbeth of ScotlandMacbeth of Scotland
1005 AD

Robert III, Duke of NormandyRobert III, Duke of Normandy
1054 AD
Duke of Normandy
Edmund the MartyrEdmund the Martyr
0841 AD

John II of FranceJohn II of France
26 April 1319
Edgar ÆthelingEdgar Ætheling
1051 AD

Æthelwold of WessexÆthelwold of Wessex

0394 AD
Cædwalla of WessexCædwalla of Wessex
0659 AD


Oswald of NorthumbriaOswald of Northumbria
0604 AD

Burgred of MerciaBurgred of Mercia
0852 AD

Ælfweard of WessexÆlfweard of Wessex
0904 AD
William the LionWilliam the Lion
1143 AD
James BrookeJames Brooke
29 April 1803
Politician, Writer, Diplomat

William the AethelingWilliam the Aetheling
05 August 1103

Rædwald of East AngliaRædwald of East Anglia
0560 AD

0606 AD
King of Mercia
Edmund of Langley, 1st duke of YorkEdmund of Langley, 1st duke of York
05 June 1341

Alexander II of ScotlandAlexander II of Scotland
24 August 1198

John Stuart, Earl of ButeJohn Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute
25 May 1713
Prime Minister

Kamehameha IIKamehameha II
31 October 1797

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of RichmondCharles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond
29 July 1672
Aethelberht IAethelberht I
0550 AD
King of Kent

Richard of CornwallRichard of Cornwall
05 January 1209
Arthur I, Duke of BrittanyArthur I, Duke of Brittany
29 March 1187
Duke of Brittany

Ceawlin of WessexCeawlin of Wessex
Donald II of ScotlandDonald II of Scotland
King of Mercia