England: Kings and Queens: 1066-1649

Rex Anglorum (also Rex Anglie)
25 Dec 1066 - 9 Sep 1087 William I
26 Sep 1087 - 2 Aug 1100 William II
5 Aug 1100 - 1 Dec 1135 Henry I
22 Dec 1135 - 8 Apr 1141 Stephen
Anglorum Domina
8 Apr 1141 - Feb 1148 Matilda
Rex Anglorum (also Rex Anglie)
7 Dec 1141 - 25 Oct 1154 Stephen
19 Dec 1154 - 6 Jul 1189 Henry II
14 Jun 1170 - 11 Jun 1183 Henry (the Young King)
Dominus Anglorum  
after 6 Jul - 3 Sep 1189 Richard
Rex Anglorum (also Rex Anglie)
3 Sep 1189 - 6 Apr 1199 Richard I
Dominus Anglorum
after 6 Apr - 27 May 1199 John
Dei gratia Rex Anglie Dominus Hibernie Dux Normannie et Aqitannie Comes Andegavie
27 May 1199 - 18(or 19) Oct 1216 John [1]
28 Oct 1216 - 4 Dec 1259 Henry III [2]
Dei gratia Rex Anglie Dominus Hibernie et Dux Aquitanie
4 Dec 1259 - 16 Nov 1272 Henry III (x)
20 Nov 1272 - 7 Jul 1307 Edward I
7 Jul 1307 - 20 Jan 1327 Edward II
Dei gratia Rex Anglie Dominus Hibernie
24 Jan 1327 - 25 Jan 1340 Edward III
Dei gratia Rex Anglie et Francie Dominus Hibernie
25 Jan 1340 - 21 Jun 1377 Edward III (x)
21 Jun 1377 - 30 Sep 1399 Richard II
30 Sep 1399 - 20 Mar 1413 Henry IV
20 Mar 1413 - 21 May 1420 Henry V
Dei gratia Rex Anglie Heres et Regens Regni Francie Dominus Hibernie
21 May 1420 - 31 Aug 1422 Henry V (x)
31 Aug 1422 - 21 Oct 1422 Henry VI
Dei gratia Rex Anglie et Francie Dominus Hibernie
21 Oct 1422 - 4 Mar 1461 Henry VI (x) [3]
4 Mar 1461 - 2 Oct 1470 Edward IV
5 Oct 1470 - 11 Apr 1471 Henry VI (x)
11 Apr 1471 - 9 Apr 1483 Edward IV (x)
9 Apr 1483 - 25 Jun 1483 Edward V [4]
26 Jun 1483 - 22 Aug 1485 Richard III
22 Aug 1485 - 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII
21 Apr 1509 - 11 Oct 1521 Henry VIII
Dei gratia Rex Anglie et Francie, Fidei Defensor et Dominus Hibernie = By the Grace of God, King of England and France, Defender of the Faith, Lord of Ireland
11 Oct 1521 - 15 Jan 1535 Henry VIII (x)
Dei gratia Rex Anglie et Francie, Fidei Defensor, Dominus Hibernie, et in terra ecclesie Anglicane supremum caput = By the Grace of God, King of England and France, Defender of the Faith, Lord of Ireland, and of the Church of England in Earth Supreme Head
15 Jan 1535 - ?? ??? 1536 Henry VIII (x)
Dei gratia Rex Anglie et Francie, Fidei Defensor, Dominus Hibernie, et in terra ecclesiae Anglicane et Hibernice supremum caput = By the Grace of God, King of England and France, Defender of the Faith, Lord of Ireland, and of the Church of England and of Ireland in Earth Supreme Head
?? ??? 1536 - 6 Feb 1542 Henry VIII (x)
Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, et in terra ecclesie Anglicane et Hibernice supremum caput = By the Grace of God, King of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England and of Ireland in Earth Supreme Head
6 Feb 1542 - 28 Jan 1547 Henry VIII (x)
28 Jan 1547 - 6 Jul 1553 Edward VI [5]
Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Regina, Fidei Defensor, et in terra ecclesie Anglicane et Hibernice supremum caput = By the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England and also of Ireland in Earth Supreme Head [6]
6 Jul 1553 - 19 Jul 1553 Jane
19 Jul 1553 - 25 Jul 1554 Mary I
Dei Gratia Rex et Regina Anglie Francie Neapolis Ierusalem et Hibernie, Fidei Defensores, Principes Hispanie et Sicilie, Archiduces Austrie, Duces Mediolani Burgundie et Brabancie, Comites Haspurgi Flandrie et Tirolis = By the grace of God King and Queen of England, France, Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, Princes of Spain and Sicily, Archdukes of Austria, Dukes of Milan, Burgundy, and Brabant, Counts of Hapsburg, Flanders, and Tyrol (with minor changes)
25 Jul 1554 - 17 Nov 1558 Mary I (x)
25 Jul 1554 - 17 Nov 1558 Philip
Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Regina, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
17 Nov 1558 - 24 Mar/3 Apr 1603 Elizabeth I
Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the Grace of God, King of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
24 Mar/3 Apr 1603 - 31 Mar/10 Apr 1603 James I
Dei gratia Anglie Scotie Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor, etc. = By the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
31 Mar/10 Apr 1603 - 27 Mar/6 Apr 1625 James I (x)
27 Mar/6 Apr 1625 - 30 Jan/9 Feb 1649 Charles I

[1] Claimant (2 Jun 1216 - 11 Sep 1217): Louis of France
[2] Rector noster et regni nostri
  11 Nov 1216 - 9 Apr 1219 William Marshal Earl of Pembroke and Striguil
[3] Regni Anglie et Ecclesie Anglicane Protector et Defensor ac Consiliaris Principalis domini Regis
  5 Dec 1422 - 6 Nov 1429 John Duke of Bedford
  5 Dec 1422 - 6 Nov 1429 Humphrey Duke of Gloucester
  Protector & Defensor ac Principalis Consiliarius noster
  3 Apr 1454 - ? Feb 1455 Richard Plantagenet Duke of York
  Protector & Defensor ac Principalis Consiliarius noster
  19 Nov 1455 - 25 Feb 1456 Richard Plantagenet Duke of York
[4] Protector & Defensor Regni nostri
  May 1483 - 26 Jun 1483 Richard Plantagenet Duke of Gloucester
[5] Protector of All the Realms and Dominions of the King's Majesty
  1 Feb 1547 - 13 Oct 1549 Edward Seymour Duke of Somerset
[6] With ... et in terra ecclesie Anglicane et Hibernice supremum caput = ... and of the Church of England and also of Ireland in Earth Supreme Head omitted in formal use in early 1554 (omission retroactively approved by an act of Parliament assented to 16 Jan 1555)
Last updated on: 13 Mar 2010 01:48:16