Kings in the Middle Ages

Kings in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages encompass one of the most exciting periods in English History. Starting with the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest in England - when William the Conqueror effectively took all of the lands from the Saxon English and gave them to French nobles.

The Kings and Queens of England in the Middle Ages included Richard the Lionheart and the great Plantagenet English Kings from King Henry II (1154-1189) to King Edward III (1327-1377). The Hundred Years War between England and France. The Medieval Kings and Queens of the Royal Houses of Lancaster and York and the Wars of the Roses. The English Kings in the Middle Ages cover the periods from 1066 - 1485.

Timeline of Middle Ages Kings
Kings and Queens of England Poem

Medieval Queens

The Norman Kings of England in the Middle Ages
The Kings of England in the Middle Ages started with the Norman Invasion. From 1066 -1154 - The Normans rule the English after their victory at the Battle of Hastings when William, Duke of Normandy was crowned King of England (William I) better known as William the Conqueror. The Norman dynasty included four Kings of England in the Middle Ages:

  • William the Conqueror 1066-1087
  • King William Rufus 1087-1100 ( the second son of William the Conqueror )
  • King Henry I 1100-1135 ( William Rufus' brother)
  • Queen Matilda ( daughter of King Henry I replaced by her cousin King Stephen )
  • King Stephen 1135-1154 (nephew of Henry I)

William the Conqueror
William Rufus
King Henry I
Queen Matilda
King Stephen

The Plantagenet Kings of England in the Middle Ages
From 1154 - 1377 the Plantagenet Kings of England (Angevin Line) ruled the English. The Plantagenet Kings of England (the Angevin dynasty) included seven Kings of England in the Middle Ages:

  • King Henry II 1154-1189 (grandson of Henry I)
  • King Richard I 1189-1199 (third son of Henry II)
  • King John 1199-1216 (fifth son of Henry II)
  • King Henry III 1216-1272 (son of John)
  • King Edward I 1272-1307 (son of Henry III)
  • King Edward II 1307-1327 (son of Edward I)
  • King Edward III 1327-1377 (son of Edward II)

King Henry II
King Richard the Lionheart
King John
King Henry III
King Edward I
King Edward II
King Edward III

The Royal Houses of Lancaster and York became Kings of England in the Middle Ages
From 1377 - 1485 the Royal Houses of Lancaster and York became Kings of England in the Middle Ages and ruled the English. The Lancaster and York Kings of England included seven Kings of England in the Middle Ages:

  • King Richard II 1377-1399 (grandson of Edward III, son of the Black Prince)
  • King Henry IV 1399-1413 (grandson of Edward III, son of John of Gaunt)
  • King Henry V 1413-1422 (son of Henry IV)
  • King Henry VI 1422-1461 (son of Henry V)
  • King Edward IV 1461-1483 ( youngest son of Edward III )
  • Edward V - One of the little Prices in the Tower
  • King Richard III 1483-1485 (uncle of Edward V)

King Richard II
King Henry IV
King Henry V
King Henry VI
King Edward IV
Edward V - Princes in the Tower
King Richard III

The defeat of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth saw the emergence of a new era in English History - the Tudors starting with the man who claimed victory over Richard III - Henry Tudor who became King Henry VII on August 22, 1485.

Facts and Information about Kings of England in the Middle Ages
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Kings in the Middle Ages

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  • Timeline of Medieval Kings of England
  • Dates of Succession and the deaths of the Kings of England in the Middle Ages

Kings in the Middle Ages

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