Monarchy of the United Kingdom
The Monarchy of the United Kingdom is the head of state of United Kingdom. The current monarch is Elizabeth II who has reigned since 1952. The queen is currently the head of the U.K and 15 other nations known as the commonwealth realms.
Monarchs of Great Britain and IrelandEdit
- James I (1603 - 1625)
- Charles I (1625 - 1649)
- Charles II (1649 - 1685)
- James II (1685 - 1688)
- William III (1689 - 1702)
- Mary (1689 - 1694)
- Anne (1702 - 1714)
Monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and IrelandEdit
House of HanoverEdit
- George III (1801 - 1820)
- George IV (1820 - 1830) (Regent 1811-1820)
- William IV (1830 - 1837)
- Victoria (1837 - 1901)
House of Saxe-Coburg and GothaEdit
The royal household changed its name to Saxe-Coburg-Gotha after Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, but Victoria stayed part of the House of Hanover. With Monarchs it started in 1901. The name was changed in 1917 by George V.
In 1917 King George V changed the royal house's name to Windsor because the United Kingdom was at war with Germany and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha is a German name.