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Royalty

Current Royalty:

Belgium................................................ Philippe
Denmark........................................ Margarethe II
Japan..................................................... Akihito
Jordan..................................... King Abdullah
Liechtenstein........................ Prince Hans-Adam II
Luxembourg.............................. Grand Duke Henri
Monaco.......................................... Prince Rainier
Netherlands................................King Willem-Alexander
Norway................................................. Harold V
Saudi Arabia........................................ King Salman
Spain........................................ King Felipe VI
Sweden....................................... Carl XVI Gustaf
Thailand.........................King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X)
United Kingdom................................. Elizabeth II

English Royalty:

ROYAL................................................ YEAR............................... DYNASTY
Arthur.............................................Late 5th Century........................Briton
Egbert.................................................829-39................................ Saxon
Alfred the Great....................................871-99................................ Saxon
Ethelred the Unready............................ 978-1016............................. Saxon
Harold I.............................................. 1035-40............................... Danish
Edward the Confessor........................... 1042-66............................... Saxon
Harold II...............................................1066 ..................................Saxon
William I, the Conqueror....................... 1066-87............................... Norman
William II........................................... 1087-1100............................ Norman
Henry I............................................... 1100-35............................... Norman
Stephen.............................................. 1135-54............................... Norman
Henry II.............................................. 1154-1189............................ Plantagenet
Richard I, the Lionheart..................... 1189-99................................ Plantagenet
John................................................... 1199-1216............................ Plantagenet
Henry III............................................. 1216-72............................... Plantagenet
Edward I, Hammer of the Scotts............. 1272-1307............................ Plantagenet
Edward II............................................ 1307-27............................... Plantagenet
Edward III........................................... 1327-77............................... Plantagenet
Richard II............................................ 1377-99............................... Plantagenet
Henry IV.............................................. 1399-1413........................... Lancaster
Henry V............................................... 1413-22............................... Lancaster
Henry VI.............................................. 1422-71............................... Lancaster
Edward IV............................................ 1471-83............................... York
Edward V............................................... 1483................................. York
Richard III........................................... 1483-1485............................ York
Henry VII............................................. 1485-1509........................... Tudor
Henry VIII............................................ 1509-1547........................... Tudor
Edward VI............................................ 1547-53............................... Tudor
Lady Jane Grey.................................... Uncrowned............................. Tudor
Mary.................................................... 1553-58............................... Tudor
Elizabeth I........................................... 1558-1603............................ Tudor
James I............................................... 1603-25................................ Stuart
Charles I............................................. 1625-49................................ Stuart
Charles II............................................ 1660-85................................ Stuart
James II.............................................. 1685-88................................ Stuart
William III........................................... 1689-1702............................. Orange
Mary II ............................................... 1689-1694............................. Orange
Anne................................................... 1702-14................................ Stuart
George I.............................................. 1714-27................................ Hanover
George II............................................. 1727-60................................ Hanover
George III............................................ 1760-1820............................. Hanover
George IV............................................ 1820-30................................. Hanover
William IV........................................... 1830-37................................. Hanover
Victoria............................................... 1837-1901.................... Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Edward VII.......................................... 1901-10........................ Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
George V............................................. 1910-36................................. Windsor
Edward VIII........................................... 1936.................................... Windsor
George VI............................................ 1936-52................................. Windsor
Elizabeth II............................................ 1952-.................................. Windsor

Spouses of English Royals:
Henry II .......... Eleanor of Aquitaine (mother of Richard the Lionhearted and King John)
Henry VIII* ........................................Catherine of Aragon (mother of Mary I)
........................................................ Anne Boleyn (mother of Elizabeth I)
........................................................ Jane Seymour (mother of Edward VI)
........................................................ Anne of Cleves
........................................................ Katherine Howard
........................................................ Katherine Parr
*Memory tool- Henry VIII wives'-Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived
Victoria. .............................................Prince Albert (father of Edward VII)
George VI.......................................... Mary, a.k.a. “Queen Mum”
Edward VIII.........................................Wallis Simpson (whom he abdicated for)
Elizabeth II........................................ Prince Philip (Mountbatten)

Heirs to the British Thrown:
Charles, Prince of Wales (would be Charles III)
William, Duke of Cambridge (would be William V)
George, Prince of Cambridge (would be George VII)
Henry, Prince of Wales
Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Beatrice, Princess of York
Eugeni, Princess of York
Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex
Princess Anne, The Princess Royal

Scottish Royalty:

ROYAL.............................................................YEAR
Malcolm II...................................................... 1005-34
Duncan.......................................................... 1513
James V......................................................... 1513-42
Mary, Queen of Scots....................................... 1542-67
James VI (James I of England).......................... 1567-1625
Charles I (also of England)............................... 1625-49
Charles II (also of England).............................. 1660-85
James VII (James II of England)........................ 1685-88
William II (William III of England) .....................1688-1702
Anne (also of England)..................................... 1702-14

French Royalty:

ROYAL................................................ YEAR............................ DYNASTY
Charles Martel.....................................714-741........................ Carolingian
Pepin III (the Short)............................ 751-768........................ Carolingian
Charlemagne.......................................768-814........................ Carolingian
Hugh Capet.........................................987-996........................... Capetian
Louis IX (St. Louis)............................. 1226-70............................ Capetian
Charles V (the Wise)........................... 1364-80............................... Valois
Louis XIII...........................................1610-43............................. Bourbon
Louis XIV.......................................... 1643-1715  ........................ Bourbon
Louis XV.............................................1715-74............................. Bourbon
Louis XVI........................................... 1774-93............................. Bourbon
Napoleon I......................................... 1804-14.......................... Bonaparte
Louis XVIII......................................... 1814-24............................. Bourbon
Charles X........................................... 1824-30............................. Bourbon
Louis-Philippe..................................... 1830-48.......................... Bonaparte
Louis Napoleon................................... 1848-51.......................... Bonaparte
Napoleon III....................................... 1852-70.......................... Bonaparte

Facts about Royalty:

British monarch who died in 1910................................................ Edward VII
Mother to Elizabeth I............................................................... Anne Boleyn
Chakkri family rules here............................................................... Thailand
He abdicated the British throne in 1936...................................... Edward VIII
The name of five Hawaiian kings............................................. Kamehameha
Last Hawaiian queen................................................................ Liliuokalani
Country with ten kings named Christian.......................................... Denmark
He preceded King David of Israel.................................................. King Saul
He was the first Stuart king of England............................................ James I
He was the last York king...........................................................Richard III
Louisiana was named after him.................................................... Louis XIV
The Merry Monarch..................................................................... Charles II
He was king of Thebes.................................................................. Oedipus
She was the last of the Ptolemy dynasty................................ Cleopatra (VII)
King of Egypt when the Suez Canal opened................................. King Farouk
“Good” king of Bohemia..................................................... King Wenceslaus
Youngest daughter Nicholas II and Alexandra................................. Anastasia
King that “lost” the American colonies.......................................... George III
Prince Andrew’s younger brother............................................. Prince Edward
Constantine VIII’s empire, c. 1042................................................ Byzantine
Country of Yi dynasty, 1392-1910....................................................... Korea
Magyar prince of Hungary, c. 997................................................ St. Stephen
The House of Orange rules here................................................. Netherlands
Olav I ruled here........................................................................... Norway
Henry VIII's advisor..........................................................Thomas Cromwell
State of Georgia is named for him................................................. George II
Richard the Lionhearted and King John’s mother .............. Eleanor of Aquitaine
Captain Mark Phillips was married to her.................................. Princess Anne
Longest ruling Danish monarch.................................................. Christian IV
Catherine of Aragon’s mother......................................... Isabella (of Aragon)
Marie Antoinette’s mother........................................................ Maria Teresa
To quote her, “We are not amused”........................................ Queen Victoria
Guy Fawkes tried to blow up this king ............................................. James I
A Grand Duke rules here........................................................... Luxembourg
Malcolm Candor killed this king in 1057............................................ Macbeth
Carl XVI Gustav rules here.............................................................. Sweden
She is divorced from Lord Snowden..................................... Princess Margaret
Wilhelmina was her mother and Beatrix is her daughter........................ Juliana
Carol II was king here.................................................................... Romania
The last British emperor of India................................................... George VI
Caroline and Stephanie’s younger brother.................................... Prince Albert
King of the Franks, 500 A.D............................................................. Clovis I
This prince consort died of typhoid in 1861.................................. Prince Albert
The Black Prince.................................................................... Prince Edward
Longest ruling French king............................................................ Louis XIV
Last English monarch to enter the House of Commons........................Charles I
Longest ruling English monarch........................................................ Victoria
Irish king who defeated the Danish, 1014................................ Brian Baramha
Uncrowned Queen of England................................................ Lady Jane Grey
Mary, Queen of Scot’s son............................................... James I of England
Byzantine emperor, 527-564........................................................ Justinian I
Prussian king, 1740-82.............................................. Frederick II (the Great)
Germany’s last kaiser................................................................. Wilhelm II
Henry Brolingbrook a.k.a................................................................ Henry IV
Mad king who built Neuschwanstein Castle...................................... Ludwig II
He is married to Princess Sophia of Greece............................ King Juan Carlos
Scottish king killed by his own people............................................. Charles I
Age begun in England, 1901, ending Victorian Age.................... Edwardian Age
Holy Roman Empire founder.............................................................. Otto I
Regina, Saskatchewan is named for her.................................. Queen Victoria
French king who was canonized........................................ Louis IX (St. Louis
Virginia was named for her.................................... Elizabeth I (Virgin Queen)
King Manuel I was from this country................................................ Portugal
King Alfonzo XIII was from this country............................................... Spain
Umberto I was from this country.......................................................... Italy
Country of Pedro I and Pedro II.......................................................... Brazil
He was Europe’s longest-reigning monarch when he died in 1993............... ..............................................................................Baudouin I (of Belgium)
England’s longest-reigning dynasty............................................. Plantagenet
The last Stuart queen (made a patent for the typewriter, 1714)......Queen Anne
“The Young Chevalier”................................................ Charles Edward Stuart
“Country Girl” who became princess of Monaco............... Princess Grace (Kelly)
English king who won the Battle of Crecy, 1346............................. Edward III
King Zod’s country......................................................................... Albania
“The Crusader Queen”................................................... Eleanor of Aquitaine
“The Citizen King”.................................................................. Louis Phillipe
She built the Hermitage................................................. Catherine the Great
King beheaded by is own people, 1793........................................... Louis XVI
First king of a united Italy, 1861............................................ Victor Emanuel
Last French king, 1870............................................................. Napoleon III
The Duchess of Windsor.................................................... Wallace Simpson
Nickname of French King Louis VI............................................. Louis the Fat
English king made a saint in 1161................................ Edward the Confessor
The Jacobites supported him........................................ Bonnie Prince Charlie
Florence ruling family....................................................................... Medici
Milan ruling family........................................................................... Sforza
Robert I ruling house ....................................................................... Bruce
Austro-Hungarian ruling family...................................................... Habsburg
Prussian ruling family.............................................................. Hohenzollern
Queen Beatrix ruling family.............................................................. Orange
Queen Elizabeth II ruling family....................................................... Windsor
Portuguese ruling family................................................................ Braganza
King Juan Carlos ruling family.......................................................... Bourbon
Monaco ruling family...................................................................... Grimaldi

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