Front Matter Albion and Brutus The Coming of the Romans The Romans Come Again Caligula Conquers Britain The Story of Boadicea The Last of the Romans The Story of St. Alban Vortigern and King Constans Hengist and Horsa Hengist's Treachery The Giant's Dance The Coming of Arthur Founding of the Round Table Gregory and the Children King Alfred Learns to Read Alfred and the Cowherd More About Alfred the Great Ethelred the Unready Edmund Ironside Canute and the Waves Edward the Confessor Harold Godwin The Battle of Stamford Bridge The Battle of Hastings Hereward the Wake Death of the King The Story of William the Red The Story of the "White Ship" The Story of King Stephen Henry II—Gilbert and Rohesia Thomas a Becket The Conquest of Ireland Richard Coeur de Lion How Blondel Found the King The Story of Prince Arthur The Great Charter Henry III and Hubert de Burgh Simon de Montfort The Poisoned Dagger The War of Chalons The Lawgiver The Hammer of the Scots King Robert the Bruce The Battle of Bannockburn The Battle of Sluys The Battle of Crecy The Siege of Calais The Battle of Poitiers Wat Tyler's Rebellion How Richard Lost His Throne The Battle of Shrewsbury Prince Hal Sent to Prison The Battle of Agincourt The Maid of Orleans Red Rose and White Margaret and the Robbers The Story of the Kingmaker A King Who Wasn't Crowned Two Princes in the Tower The Make-Believe Prince Another Make-Believe Prince The Field of the Cloth of Gold Defender of the Faith The Six Wives of Henry VIII The Story of a Boy King The Story of Lady Jane Grey Elizabeth a Prisoner A Candle Lit in England Elizabeth Becomes Queen A Most Unhappy Queen Saved from the Spaniards Sir Walter Raleigh The Queen's Favourite The Story of Guy Fawkes The Story of the Mayflower A Blow for Freedom King and Parliament Quarrel The King Brought to Death The Adventures of a Prince The Lord Protector How Death Plagued London How London was Burned The Fiery Cross The Story of King Monmouth The Story of the Seven Bishops William the Deliverer William III and Mary II A Sad Day in a Highland Glen How the Union Jack was Made Earl of Mar's Hunting Party Bonnie Prince Charlie Flora MacDonald The Black Hole of Calcutta How Canada Was Won How America Was Lost A Story of a Spinning Wheel Every Man Will Do His Duty The Battle of Waterloo The First Gentleman in Europe Two Peaceful Victories The Girl Queen When Bread was Dear Victorian Age: Peace Victorian Age: War The Land of Snow The Siege of Delhi The Pipes at Lucknow Under the Southern Cross From Cannibal to Christian Boer and Briton List of Kings

Our Island Story - H. E. Marshall

List of Kings from Edward the Confessor


Edward the Confessor reigned 24 years, from 1042 to 1066 A.D.
Harold II. reigned a little more than nine months, from January 5th to October 14th, 1066 A.D.


William I. reigned 21 years, from 1066 to 1087 A.D.
William II. reigned 13 years, from 1087 to 1100 A.D.
Henry I. reigned 35 years, from 1100 to 1135 A.D.
Stephen reigned 19 years, from 1135 to 1154 A.D.


Henry II. reigned 35 years, from 1154 to 1189 A.D.
Richard I. reigned 10 years, from 1189 to 1199 A.D.
John reigned 17 years, from 1199 to 1216 A.D.
Henry III. reigned 56 years, from 1216 to 1272 A.D.
Edward I. reigned 35 years, from 1272 to 1307 A.D.
Edward II. reigned 20 years, from 1307 to 1327 A.D.
Edward III. reigned 50 years, from 1327 to 1377 A.D.
Richard II. reigned 22 years, from 1377 to 1399 A.D.
Henry IV. reigned 14 years, from 1399 to 1413 A.D.
Henry V. reigned 9 years, from 1413 to 1422 A.D.
Henry VI. reigned 39 years, from 1422 to 1461 A.D.
Edward IV. reigned 22 years, from 1461 to 1483 A.D.
Edward V. reigned a little more than two months, from April 6th to June 26th, 1483.
Richard III. reigned 2 years, from 1483 to 1485 A.D.


Henry VII. reigned 24 years, from 1485 to 1509 A.D.
Henry VIII. reigned 38 years, from 1509 to 1547 A.D.
Edward VI. reigned 6 years, from 1547 to 1553 A.D.
Mary I. reigned 5 years, from 1553 to 1558 A.D.
Elizabeth reigned 45 years, from 1558 to 1603 A.D.


James I. of England and VI. of Scotland reigned 58 years, 36 as King of Scotland only, from 1567 to 1603, and 22 as King of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1603 to 1625 A.D.
Charles I. reigned 24 years, from 1625 to 1649 A.D.

The Commonwealth lasted 11 years, from 1649 to 1660 A.D.


Charles II. reigned 25 years, from 1660 to 1685 A.D.
James II. of Engand, VII. of Scotland, reigned 3 years, from 1685 to 1688 A.D.
Mary II. and William III. reigned together for 5 years, from 1689 to 1694 A.D.
William III. reigned alone for 8 years, from 1694 to 1702 A.D.
Anne reigned 12 years, from 1702 to 1714 A.D.


George I. reigned 13 years, from 1714 to 1727 A.D.
George II. reigned 33 years, from 1727 to 1760 A.D.
George III. reigned 60 years from 1760 to 1820 A.D.
George IV. reigned 10 years, from 1820 to 1830 A.D.
William IV. reigned 7 years, from 1830 to 1837 A.D.
Victoria reigned 68 years, from 1837 to 1901 A.D.