Pinterest
Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

FCBTC / ENGLAND / Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years. Note the Stone of Scone is NOT in the empty place right under the seat.

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries

A family tree of the kings and queens of England (and later, of Britain) as well as several other royal houses of Europe. Starts with Charlemagne and goes to the new Prince George of Cambridge. #britishmonarchy #royalfamily

European Royal Family Tree

A family tree of the kings and queens of England (and later, of Britain) as well as several other royal houses of Europe. Starts with Charlemagne and goes to the new Prince George of Cambridge who now has a little sister named Charlotte

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians.  Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess.  His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkis

English Monarchs - A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England - Hanover.

English Monarchs - A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England - Hanover.

Elizabeth dated Oct. 31, 1584 in which she criticizes her rival in remarks intended to be shown or read to the Scottish queen. Among her observations, the English monarch writes of Mary’s “sundry hard and daungerous coorses heald towardes us.”

Elizabeth I -- A letter dated 31 Oct 1584 in which she criticises her rival in remarks intended to be shown or read to the Scottish queen. Among her observations, the English monarch writes of Mary’s “sundry hard and daungerous coorses heald towardes us".

Henry V (1386 - 1422). Prince of Wales from 1399 until he became king in 1413. He later married Catherine of Valois and had a son.

On this day March, 1413 Henry V became King of England. He died aged 35 at Chateau de Vincennes near Paris, apparently from dysentery

Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

English Monarchs - A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England.

English Monarchs - A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England.

Google Image Result for http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GXCGTBSvCIE/T7YbpkLOelI/AAAAAAAAAk8/baeVlqsRW5s/s1600/17%2Ba%2B1%2Bst_edwards_crown.jpg

St Edward’s Crown 1661 Britain/London/Tower of London (Permanent Display 1 diadem, 4 empty frames)

On this day 11th December 1935 Edward VIII after ruling for less than a year he became the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. Edward planned to may divorcee Mrs Wallis Simpson and before he left for France, he made a find radio broadcast to the nation. He was succeeded by his brother George who became George VI

Today, June marks the anniversary of the birth of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, later the Duke of Windsor.