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Feb 03 2017

Queen Elizabeth II – Grandfathers

The Grandfathers of Queen Elizabeth II

  • King Egbert (Ecgberht) (802 – 839) – 34th great-grandfather. (son of Ealhmund of Kent )
  • King Aethelwulf (839 – 856) – 33rd great-grandfather. (son of Egbert and Redburh)
  • King Alfred the Great (871 – 899) – 32nd great-grandfather. (son of Aethelwulf and Osburh)
  • King Edward The Elder (899 – 924) – 31st great-grandfather. (son of Alfred the Great and Ealswith of Mercia)
  • King Edmund (940 – 946) – 30th great-grandfather. (son of Edward the Elder and Edgiva)
  • King Edgar (959 – 975) – 29th great-grandfather. (son of Edmund and Elgiva)
  • King Aethelred II The Unready (978 – 1016) – 28th great-grandfather. (son of Edgar and Elfrida)
  • King Edmund II lronside (1016) – 27th great-grandfather. (son of Ethelred II and Elfleda)
  • King William I The Conqueror (1066 – 1087) – 25th great-grandfather. (son of Robert I, Duke of Normandy, and Arlette daughter of Fulbert)
  • King Henry I (1100 – 1135) – 24th great-grandfather. (son of William I and Matilda of Flanders
  • King Henry II (1154 – 1189) – 22nd great-grandfather. (son of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, and Empress Matilda (2))
  • King John (1199 – 1216) – 21st great-grandfather. (son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine)
  • King Henry III (1216 – 1272) – 20th great-grandfather. (son of King John and Isabella of Angouleme)
  • King Edward I Longshanks (1272 – 1307) – 19th great-grandfather. (son of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence)
  • King Edward II (1307 – 1327) – 18th great-grandfather. (son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile)
  • King Edward III (1327 – 1377) – 17th great-grandfather. (son of Edward II and Isabella of France)
  • King Edward IV (1461 – 1483) – 14th great-grandfather. (son of Richard, Duke of York (5), and Cecily Neville)
  • King Henry VII (1485 – 1509) – 13th great-grandfather. (son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and Margaret Beaufort)
  • King James I (1603 – 1625) – 9th great-grandfather. (son of Mary, Queen of Scots (6), and Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley)
  • King George I (1714 – 1727) – 6th great-grandfather. (son of Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick and Elector of Hanover, and Sophia Stuart (8))
  • King George II (1727 – 1760) – 5th great-grandfather. (son of George I and Sophia Dorothea)
  • King George III (1760 – 1820) – 3rd great-grandfather. (son of Frederick Prince of Wales (9), and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha)
  • King Edward VII (1901 – 1910) – great-grandfather. (son of Queen Victoria and Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha)
  • King George V (1910 – 1936) – grandfather. (son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark)
  • King George VI (1936 – 1952) – father. (son of George V and Mary of Teck)

Regal Relations of Queen Elizabeth II

  • King Egbert (Ecgberht) (802 – 839) – 34th great-grandfather. (son of Ealhmund of Kent )
  • King Aethelwulf (839 – 856) – 33rd great-grandfather. (son of Egbert and Redburh)
  • King Aethelbald (856 – 860) – 32nd great-granduncle. (son of Aethelwulf and Osburh)
  • King Aethelbert (860 – 866) – 32nd great-granduncle. (son of Aethelwulf and Osburh)
  • King Aethelred I (866 – 871) – 32nd great-granduncle. (son of Aethelwulf and Osburh)
  • King Alfred the Great (871 – 899) – 32nd great-grandfather. (son of Aethelwulf and Osburh)
  • King Edward The Elder (899 – 924) – 31st great-grandfather. (son of Alfred the Great and Ealswith of Mercia)
  • King Athelstan (924 – 940) – 30th great-granduncle. (son of Edward the Elder and Ecgywn)
  • King Edmund (940 – 946) – 30th great-grandfather. (son of Edward the Elder and Edgiva)
  • King Edred (946 – 955) – 30th great-granduncle. (son of Edward the Elder and Edgiva)
  • King Edwy (Eadwig) (955 – 959) – 29th great-granduncle. (son of Edmund and Elgiva)
  • King Edgar (959 – 975) – 29th great-grandfather. (son of Edmund and Elgiva)
  • King Edward The Martyr (975 – 978) – 28th great-granduncle. (son of Edgar and Ethelfleda)
  • King Aethelred II The Unready (978 – 1016) – 28th great-grandfather. (son of Edgar and Elfrida)
  • King Edmund II lronside (1016) – 27th great-grandfather. (son of Ethelred II and Elfleda)
  • King Cnut (Canute) (1016 – 1035) – husband of the 27th great-grandaunt. (son of Sweyn I (Forkbeard) and Gunhilda)
  • King Harold I Harefoot (1035 – 1040) – 27th great-granduncle. (son of Cnut and Elfigfu)
  • King Harthacnut (1040 – 1042) – 1st cousin 28 times removed. (son of Cnut and Emma of Normandy)
  • King Edward The Confessor (1042 – 1066) – 27th great-granduncle. (son of Ethelred II and Emma of Normandy)
  • King Harold II (1066) – husband of the 30th great-grandmother. (son of Godwin, Earl of Wessex, and Gytha of Denmark)
  • King William I The Conqueror (1066 – 1087) – 25th great-grandfather. (son of Robert I, Duke of Normandy, and Arlette daughter of Fulbert)
  • King William II Rufus (1087 – 1100) – 24th great-granduncle. (son of William I and Matilda of Flanders)
  • King Henry I (1100 – 1135) – 24th great-grandfather. (son of William I and Matilda of Flanders
  • King Stephen (1135 – 1154) – 1st cousin 25 times removed. (son of Stephen, Count of Blois, and Adela (1))
  • King Henry II (1154 – 1189) – 22nd great-grandfather. (son of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, and Empress Matilda (2))
  • King Richard I The Lion Heart (1189 – 1199) – 21st great-granduncle. (son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine)
  • King John (1199 – 1216) – 21st great-grandfather. (son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine)
  • King Henry III (1216 – 1272) – 20th great-grandfather. (son of King John and Isabella of Angouleme)
  • King Edward I Longshanks (1272 – 1307) – 19th great-grandfather. (son of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence)
  • King Edward II (1307 – 1327) – 18th great-grandfather. (son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile)
  • King Edward III (1327 – 1377) – 17th great-grandfather. (son of Edward II and Isabella of France)
  • King Richard II (1377 – 1399) – 16th great-granduncle. (son of Edward, the Black Prince (3), and Joan of Kent)
  • King Henry IV (1399 – 1413) – 16th great-granduncle. (son of John of Gaunt (4) and Blanche of Lancaster)
  • King Henry V (1413 – 1422) – 1st cousin 17 times removed. (son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun)
  • King Henry VI (1422 – 1461) – 14th great-granduncle. (son of Henry V and Catherine of Valois)
  • King Edward IV (1461 – 1483) – 14th great-grandfather. (son of Richard, Duke of York (5), and Cecily Neville)
  • King Edward V (1483) – 13th great-granduncle. (son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville)
  • King Richard III (1483 – 1485) – 14th great-granduncle. (son of Richard, Duke of York (5), and Cecily Neville)
  • King Henry VII (1485 – 1509) – 13th great-grandfather. (son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and Margaret Beaufort)
  • King Henry VIII (1509 – 1547) – 12th great-granduncle. (son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York)
  • King Edward VI (1547 – 1553) – 1st cousin 13 times removed. (son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour)
  • Queen Mary I (1553 – 1558) – 1st cousin 13 times removed. (daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon)
  • Queen Elizabeth I (1558 – 1603) – 1st cousin 13 times removed. (daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn)
  • King James I (1603 – 1625) – 9th great-grandfather. (son of Mary, Queen of Scots (6), and Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley)
  • King Charles I (1625 – 1649) – 8th great-granduncle. (son of James I (VI of Scots) and Anne of Denmark)
  • King Charles II (1660 – 1685) – 1st cousin 9 times removed. (son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria)
  • King James II (1685 – 1688) – 1st cousin 9 times removed. (son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria)
  • King William III (1689 – 1702) – 2nd cousin 8 times removed. (son of William II of Orange and Mary Princess Royal (7))
  • Queen Mary II (1689 – 1702) – 2nd cousin 8 times removed. (daughter of James II and Anne Hyde)
  • Queen Anne (1702 – 1714) – 2nd cousin 8 times removed. (daughter of James II and Anne Hyde)
  • King George I (1714 – 1727) – 6th great-grandfather. (son of Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick and Elector of Hanover, and Sophia Stuart (8))
  • King George II (1727 – 1760) – 5th great-grandfather. (son of George I and Sophia Dorothea)
  • King George III (1760 – 1820) – 3rd great-grandfather. (son of Frederick Prince of Wales (9), and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha)
  • King George IV (1820 – 1830) – 3rd great-granduncle. (son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz)
  • King William IV (1830 – 1837) – 3rd great-granduncle. (son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz)
  • Queen Victoria (1837 – 1901) – great-great-grandmother. (daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent (10) and Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
  • King Edward VII (1901 – 1910) – great-grandfather. (son of Queen Victoria and Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha)
  • King George V (1910 – 1936) – grandfather. (son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark)
  • King Edward VIII (1936) – uncle. (son of George V and Mary of Teck)
  • King George VI (1936 – 1952) – father. (son of George V and Mary of Teck)

Named Relation Links:

  1. Adela (daughter of William I and Matilda of Flanders)
  2. Empress Matilda (daughter of Henry I and Matilda of Scotland)
  3. Edward the Black Prince (son of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault)
  4. John of Gaunt (son of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault)
  5. Richard, Duke of York (great-grandson of King Edward III)
  6. Mary, Queen of Scots (daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise)
  7. Mary Princess Royal (daughter of King Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France)
  8. Sophia Stuart (daughter of James I of England and Anne of Denmark)
  9. Frederick, Prince of Wales (son of George II and Caroline of Ansbach)
  10. Edward, Duke of Kent (son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz)

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