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  List of monarchs in the British Isles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1328, on the death of the French king, Charles IV, Edward III (nephew of Charles IV) claimed the French throne.
King Edward I of England adjudged the claims of Robert Bruce, 5th Lord of Annandale and John Balliol in Balliol's favour.
King Louis might also be included as reigning 1216–1217 (between the reigns of King John and Henry III).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_British_monarchs   (1593 words)

  
 List of legendary kings of Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The names of mythical kings of Britain before Brutus are given in The Prose Works of John Milton, within the chapter of the History of Britain I. He writes that they were part of tradition, though it is doubtful many of these kings were real.
After the death of Cadwallader, the kings of the Brythons were reduced to such a small domain that they ceased to be kings of the whole Brythonic-speaking area.
Owen Tudor, grandfather of Henry VII of England, was a maternal descendant of the kings of Gwynedd; Henry's marriage with Elizabeth of York thus signified the merging of the two royal houses (as well as the feuding houses of York and Lancaster).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/King_of_the_Britons   (956 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Royalty in English History - Kings and Queens of England
Kings and Queens of the British Isles by Thomas Cussans.
Kings and Queens of England and Scotland by Plantagenet Somerset Fry.
King Athelstan (924-939), a grandson of Alfred the Great, began his reign as king of the Anglo-Saxons in the south of England, and ended as the self-styled king of all Britain.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England   (3361 words)

  
 The origin of the British   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
BRENNIUS, king of Northumbria and Albany, and married to the daughter of the king of Norway, was defeated by his brother Belinus.
CORDELLA was the daughter of King Leir and the wife of Aganippus, King of the Franks.
The king's three sons; Hermonius, Pertholomus and Hibertus led the invasion to Ireland but met little resistance as the inhabitants were now of the same race because of the settlements of old.
www.enlightened.org.uk /british.html   (5978 words)

  
 History of the Early British Kings
It is a recorded history that was consigned to oblivion after the massacre, at the instigation of Augustine, of the British monks at Bangor in AD 604 and was thus entirely unknown or ignored by the later Saxon and Norman chroniclers of England.
But of their union was born the most famous of the British kings, Arthur, who reigned over the Britons from ca AD 521-542.
He began as king of the Venedoti (men of Gwynedd) and succeeded to the kingship of all the Britons by engaging in battle Ethelfrith, the Saxon king of Northumbria, who, with Ethelbert of Kent, carried out the massacre of the British monks at Bangor in AD 604.
www.ldolphin.org /cooper/ch5.html   (4702 words)

  
 Mac Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Aedan fought Rhydderch Hen in the British kingdom of Alclud and Mynyddog in Gododdin.
King of Alba, Scotland and the Picts 841-859
Upon the King's death, Fergus was unanimously elected king, and became the first absolute king of Scotland, of the Milesian race.
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 Kingdoms of British Celts - The High Kings
Nominal rulers of the British Celtic tribes (starting initially in the south and east of Britain and working northwards), they were probably rulers of their own tribal groups and held at least theoretical over-kingship over the rest.
The listing of most of these British monarchs was derived by the late Lewis Thorpe, PhD from the 1966 translation of The History of the Kings of Britain (1982 edition).
King of Bernaccia (to 547), and Goutodin (c.560 onwards).
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsBritain/BritainHighKings.htm   (606 words)

  
 Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
629 - The beseiging of king Cadwallon in the island of Glannauc.
He died in the great plague of 664, and it is likely, notwithstanding his martial reputation, that he spent the close of his life as a monk, for the church of Llangadwaladr in Anglesey claims him as its patron saint and founder and churches were dedicated to him in other parts of Wales.' (Lloyd.)".
The Welsh Kings: the medieval rulers of Wales.
prometheusli.com /genealogy/Wales/fowsrc.htm   (4731 words)

  
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King Alpin [Elphin] of Dalriada was killed in the battle for the city; while Muredach, the rival-king, was chased out of the country and fled to Ireland for refuge.
After that, the kings of Dalriada who had until then lived peacefully as neighbors of the Picts turned their policy of expansion against the Scottish natives and obtained territories in Scotland by force or treaty from the Picts.
They established themselves in eight of the thirteen regional-kingdoms into which the British “North Country” had come to be resolved by the mid-sixth century, though the main-line of his descendants held sway as the Kings of Gododdin until the conquest of the regional-state by the Angles in 638.
www.angelfire.com /ego/et_deo/scottishkings.wps.htm   (6665 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
ancestry of Angle kings and the Balthae Dynasty ………………………………...........
Kings of Gododdin and the British "North Country" [i.e.: Lothian, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Rheged, Lancaster, Elmet, etc. ] ………………………………...........................................................
Kings of Ulster [IIB], the Erin kings ………………………………..............................
hometown.aol.com /rdavidh218/britishroyalty.html   (643 words)

  
 Arthurian Passages from Geoffrey of Monmouth
As Vortigern, king of the Britons, was sitting upon the bank of the drained pond, the two dragons, one of which was white, the other red, came forth, and, approaching one another, began a terrible fight, and cast forth fire with their breath.
The king therefore stayed that night with Igerna, and had the full enjoyment of her, for she was deceived with the false disguise which he had put on, and the artful and amorous discourses wherewhith he entertained her.
But when they saw the king in the likeness of the consul, sitting close by her, they were struck with shame and astonishment at his safe arrival there, whom they had left dead at the siege; for they were wholly ignorant of the miracles which Merlin had wrought with his medicines.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/geofhkb.htm   (20675 words)

  
 Dining & Restaurants in the St. Augustine, Florida, area by Ancient City Tours Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
There are two kinds of beer in the world: The British kind and the kind everyone else drinks.
British beer, is an acquired taste, enjoyed after more experience, but the same could be said for sex!
That is why the rest of the world drinks beer cold, while the British drink theirs warmer.
www.infoperson.com /a0055001.htm   (412 words)

  
 Portrait Gallery of British Monarchs
Edward the Confessor reigned from 1042 to 1066, and was one of the last Anglo Saxon kings of England.
Henry VIII must be the most famous or perhaps infamous of British kings, reigning from 1509 to 1547.
Wiiliam of Orange was invited by a group of seven British notables to invade Britain which he did in the name of his wife Anne, the daughter of James II.
www.24carat.co.uk /britishmonarchsportraitsoncoins.html   (2224 words)

  
 DESCENT FROM BRITISH KINGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It would seem that the 'kingships' held were mainly in the Midlands area and it is thought that perhaps the ancient town of Ludlow could derive from Lludd Llaw Ereint and perhaps Gloucester from Gloyw Gwallthir.
Before and during the Roman occupation they were Kings of Britain who, if not defeated by Rome, had to pay homage and rule under the Romans.
Unfortunately this was also the man who invited the Saxons to help defend the country, leading to much internal war and strife before intermixing to make the population Anglo-Saxon.
family-tree.hypermart.net /descent_from_kings_in_britain.htm   (267 words)

  
 ELEVEN BRITISH KINGS
The following table is an attempt to reconstruct the actual names of the eleven British kings mentioned of the triumphal arch of Emperor Claudius.
The deductions are based on the histories of Tacitus and Cassius Dio, while the names of the British 'kings' are mostly derived from coinage evidence.
Although it is possible that Cartimandua was granted client status as early as AD43, is more probably that she and her consort Venutius, were numbered among the retinue of an unnamed Brigantian king, perhaps Cartimandua's father, upon whom the clientship was bestowed.
www.roman-britain.org /people/_eleven.htm   (1002 words)

  
 Full_Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A reference on British royalty, from the legendary King Alfred the Great onwards, including the monarchies of England, Scotland, Wales and the United Kingdom over a thousand years.
Portraits are woven into a history of division and eventual union of the British Isles -and even the royals we think most familiar are shown in a sometimes surprising light.
This paperback, a revised and shortened version of "The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens", includes biographies of the royals of recorded British history, plus a general overview of the semi-legendary kings and queens of pre-history and the Dark Ages.
www.dymocks.com.au /ContentDynamic/Full_Details.asp?ISBN=1841195510   (139 words)

  
 Port of Kings Lynn
King’s Lynn offers a strategic location on the Wash, in the middle of the UK’s east coast.
It is a major centre for agribulks, forest products and steel, with a good choice of berths and facilities.
Copyright © Associated British Ports Holdings PLC 2004.
www.abports.co.uk /custinfo/ports/kings.htm   (52 words)

  
 BRITISH MONARCHY - Kings and Queens of Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
BRITISH MONARCHY - Kings and Queens of Britain
The list of British Monarchs begins in 1536 with the Act of Union with Wales.
Details of the Welsh Kings and Princes prior to the Act of Union in 1536 are published in the Welsh Section on British Towns Network, the Scottish Kings prior to the Act of Union in 1707 in the Scottish Section and the lists of English Kings prior to 1536 are published in the English Section.
www.british-towns.net /britain/monarchy.asp   (445 words)

  
 British Kings and Queens quiz -- free game
Which King was the target of the Gunpowder Plotters?
King Henry I died of a 'surfeit' of what?
King Charles II King George II King George I
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=90831   (134 words)

  
 English and British Royalty Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Here is an overview of the Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain, from William the Conqueror (who defeated King Harold II in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings) to Elizabeth II (the present Queen).
These children were made legitimate by law, but with the specific stipulation that no descendant of theirs would sit on the throne.
When she died, the great grandson of James I (through his mother) became King George I. At this time, James II's son, who was in exile in Scotland, made a failed bid for the throne.
www.literatureclassics.com /AncientPaths/royalty.html   (963 words)

  
 British Kings - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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 The Genealogy of the early British Kings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The following genealogy shows the descent of the early British kings as it was traced down from Japheth, the son of Noah.
To gain an idea of the time-scale involved, I have included the dates of each king's first year of reign as far as that can be calculated from internal and external sources.
The Welsh chronicle agrees with Geoffrey of Monmouth almost exactly, although the names are obviously closer in the Welsh to the original early British forms than they are in Geoffrey.
www.ldolphin.org /cooper/appen7.html   (121 words)

  
 Rhythm Kings: British and European tours, 2000
We would like to hear from fans who plan to go to these gigs and who would be willing to report and / or send photos in to 'Beyond the Pale'.
Musicians: Gary Brooker, piano/vocals; Graham Broad, drums for the European gigs, Henry Spinetti, drums for the British gigs; Bill Wyman, bass; Georgie Fame, organ / vocals; Albert Lee, lead guitar / vocals; Terry Taylor, rhythm guitar; Beverley Skeete, vocals; Janis Hoyte, vocals; Frank Mead, horns; Nick Payn, horns.
Gary Brooker and the Rhythm Kings have recorded a set for BBC Radio 2 to be broadcast from 8.30 - 9.00
www.procolharum.com /99/rk_2000_index.htm   (400 words)

  
 EBK for Kids: Local British Kings in the Dark Ages
After the Roman army left Britain, strong or popular men managed to set themselves up as local rulers or kings.
The word 'King' was used when their position became 'hereditary'.
The Kings lived in big wooden palaces called Great Halls, either in towns or in old hillforts.
www.earlybritishkingdoms.com /kids/local_kings.html   (285 words)

  
 British Kings and Queens, the years they ruled.
British Kings and Queens, the years they ruled.
The complete History of British coinage from Celtic to now.
Date info on the reigns of the British monarchs that feature on most of your 'modern' British coins from over the last few hundred years.
www.predecimal.com /british_monarch_dates.htm   (264 words)

  
 eBay - british kings ..., Militaria, Pet Supplies items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
British Steam Railways No 7 King George V
British India King Gorge VI 10 Rupees Bank Note 1937
BRITISH KING GEORGE V 1935 MIDDLESEX JUBILEE MEDAL
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 Best Western Kings Inn - Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
hether you are travelling on business or pleasure, you will find the Best Western Kings Inn and Conference Centre ideally situated in the very heart of greater Vancouver, with easy access from all main routes to major attractions.
Our tastefully decorated rooms offer the comfort of king or queen beds, complimentary in-room coffee, movie channels, hairdryers and dataports.
In addition, we're only three blocks to the Royal Oak Skytrain Station that connects you in 10 minutes to Downtown and all the spectacular attractions Vancouver has to offer.
www.bestwesternkingsinn.com /home.html   (138 words)

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