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Kids and Teens Biography British Monarchs


The British Monarchy - Provides brief biographical sketches of each monarch in the house of Windsor. Also includes photos.

Monarchs of Britain on Britannia - A listing of all British monarchs since 802 A.D. grouped by family. Click on name for short biography and portrait.

Tudor England - Mary, Queen of Scots - In-depth biography, a timeline of key events, portraits, and an eyewitness account of Mary's execution

Britannica.com - Edward VIII - Encyclopedia article provides a comprehensive overview of Edward's life.

Edward VIII - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides an overview of Edward's life and short reign.

Edward VIII: British Monarchs - A brief look at the life of the king who reigned only eleven months.

Edward VIII Speech - Abdicating the Throne - Read the words Edward himself wrote to inform the nation of his decision to leave the throne for the woman he loved.

Infoplease.com: Edward VIII - Biographical sketch from the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia.

Spectrum Biographies - Edward VIII - Tells about the only British monarch who voluntarily abdicated the throne.

World Book: Edward VIII - Readable biography created especially for students includes special sections on Edward's abdication and his death.

The British Monarchy: Queen Elizabeth I - Biography from the official site of Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth I - Detailed biography tells about the childhood of Elizabeth I, her teen years, the path to the throne, and her 45-year reign.

Elizabeth I - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides an overview of Elizabeth's life.

Elizabeth I and Tudor England - Shows the trail Elizabeth I followed to the throne and briefly describes her reign. Includes the story of the Spanish Armada.

Elizabeth I: Queen of England - Detailed overview of Elizabeth's life and the way she ruled the British empire.

Queen Elizabeth I Profile - List of brief facts about the life of Elizabeth I.

The Virgin Queen - Biography tells about the childhood of Elizabeth I, the years her life was in danger, and her lengthy reign.

Biography of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Short biography includes information on all the visits Elizabeth II has made to Canada.

The British Monarchy: Her Majesty the Queen - Biographical information and recent photograph on the official site of the Royal Family.

CNN: Newsmaker Profiles: Elizabeth II - Fact sheet, photograph, and short biography.

Elizabeth II - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides basic information about the life of Elizabeth II.

Elizabeth II: British Monarchs - Biography and photo, as well as articles related to the reign of Elizabeth II. From Britannia.com.

Queen Elizabeth II - Queen of the United Kingdom - Photograph and short biography.

Royal Biographies: Queen Elizabeth II - Article offers a glimpse into the personality of Elizabeth II and provides biographical information. From infoplease.com.

World Book: Elizabeth II - A detailed, readable biograpy created especially for students.

George VI - Britannica.com article provides a comprehensive overview of this ruler's life.

George VI - Short article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides an overview of this monarch's life.

George VI: British Monarchs - Biography and portrait. From Britannia.com.

George VI, King of Great Britain and Ireland - Biographical sketch from The Columbia Encyclopedia.

The King George VI Time Line - Year-by-year illustrated timeline lists significant events in the reign of George VI.

World Book: George VI - A short, readdable biography written especially for students. Includes a special section on the coronation of George VI

BBC Online: Bloody Mary and the Burning of Cranmer - Fact sheet illustrates how Mary Tudor earned the nickname "Bloody Mary."

Mary I - Biography examines Mary's unhappy childhood, her reign, and her early death.

Mary I - Britannica.com - Article examines both Mary's early life and her years as queen.

Mary I: British Monarchs - Biography and portrait. From Britannia.com.

Queen - Short biography and list of resources related to the life of Mary Tudor.

Tudor Monarchs - Queen Mary I - Detailed biography examines Mary's childhood, her reign, her marriage, and her bitter rivalry with Elizabeth I. Includes portraits.

BBC Online: Coeur de Lion (This Sceptred Isle) - A short bigraphy of Richard I and a list of important facts about his life.

Britannia: Richard I - Biographical article with links to related sites.

The Crusades - Richard The Lionheart - Tells about Richard's early years, his ascension to the throne, the crusades in which he took part, and his death.

Knox, Richard I - Describes Richard's ten-year reign.

Richard I - Short article from Encarta Encyclopedia gives the basics details of Richard's life and reign

Conquering Will - William the Conqueror - A fun, but long, history of William's life and reign. Much of the information is also in RealAudio format.

Discovery Channel School: William I, the Conqueror - Short biograpical sketch with links to related articles. Information based on World Book Online.

William I - Short sketch gives basic information about ruler's family and reign.

William I, King of England - Simple, kid-friendly history of William I, with links to his successors. Information based on the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia.

William I (of England) - Article from Encarta Encyclopedia provides detailed overview of William's life and reign.

William the Conqueror - Biography from the official site of Queen Elizabeth II