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Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons. (849 – 26 October 899) (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.  Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and by the time of his death had become the dominant ruler in England.

Alfred the Great 849 – 26 Oct 899 (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") King of Wessex from 871 to He defended his kingdom against the Vikings, and became the dominant ruler in England.

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots:

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots. Marie was the second wife of King James V. She served as regent of Scotland in her daughter's name from 1554 to

frogmore-queen victoria

Mausoleum of British Royalty Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Berkshire.Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are buried in the Mausoleum, but other royals lie in the burial ground.

King Henry IV Bolingbroke

King Henry IV – Plantagenet Of Lancaster Born: April 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire Parents: John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster House of: Lancaster

On this day in British history, 21 June 1377, King Edward III died of a stroke, leaving the throne to his ten-year old grandson. Edward III is remembered for the success of his reign and the transformation of England into a more powerful kingdom within Europe as a whole.

Edward III King of England (Reign: Jan 1327 to June Son of King Edward II of England and Isabella of France. Edward III as head of the Order of the Garter, drawing in the Bruges Garter Book.

King Richard I (the Lionhearted), son of Eleanor of Aquitane and King Henry II.  I also was able to see this effigy at Fontevraud.

Crusader King Richard I (known as the Lionheart), son of Eleanor of Aquitane and King Henry II. - His effigy at Fontevraud. One of the beautiful, golden Plantagenets - lying beside his parents, who founded the powerful dynasty

Henry VI, King of England was imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he died in 1471. He was buried at first in the Benedictine Chertsey Abbey. His body was moved in 1485 to St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Henry VI, King of England was imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he died in He was buried at first in the Benedictine Chertsey Abbey. His body was moved in 1485 to St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

JAMES IV of SCOTLAND STUART * 2nd COUSIN.   Despite his defeat and death in the battle of Flodden in 1513, James IV was a gifted king. From his first marriage to HENRY VII of England's daughter were descended the Stuart kings who, by inheriting the English and Scottish thrones, united them

James IV, King of Scotland, Husband of Margaret Tudor, grandfather of Mary Queen of Scots James IV March 1473 – 9 September was King of Scots from 11 June 1488 to his death. He is generally regarded as the most successful of the Stuart monarc