British Monarchs when Malta was a Crown Colony

1800 - 1964

 

 

House of Hanover

 

The Hanoverian succession came about as a result of the Act of Settlement 1701, passed by the Parliament of England. In return for access to the English plantations in North America, the Hanoverian succession and the Union were ratified by the Parliament of Scotland in 1707.

Name

Birth

Marriages

Death

Succession right

George III
25 October
17601820

4 June 1738
Norfolk House
son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
St James's Palace
8 September 1761
15 children

29 January 1820
Windsor Castle
aged 81

grandson of the preceding

George IV
29 January
18201830

12 August 1762
St James's Palace
son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

(1) Maria Anne Fitzherbert
Park Lane
15 September 1785
(2) Caroline of Brunswick
St James's Palace
8 April 1795
1 daughter

26 June 1830
Windsor
aged 67

son of the preceding

William IV
26 June
18301837

21 August 1765
Buckingham Palace
son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
Kew Palace
13 July 1818
2 children

20 June 1837
Windsor Castle
aged 71

brother of the preceding

Victoria
20 June
18371901

24 May 1819
Kensington Palace
daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
St James's Palace
10 February 1840
9 children

22 January 1901
Osborne House
aged 81

niece of the preceding

House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

 

Although he was the son and heir of Victoria, Edward VII inherited his father's names and is therefore counted as inaugurating a new royal house.

Name

Birth

Marriages

Death

Succession right

Edward VII
22 January 1901
6 May 1910

9 November 1841
Buckingham Palace
son of Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Alexandra of Denmark
St George's Chapel
10 March 1863
6 children

6 May 1910
Buckingham Palace
aged 68

son of the preceding

House of Windsor

The house name Windsor was adopted in 1917, during the First World War. It was changed from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha because of wartime anti-German sentiment.

Name

Birth

Marriages

Death

Succession right

George V
6 May 1910
20 January 1936

3 June 1865
Marlborough House
son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark

Mary of Teck
6 July 1893
St James's Palace
6 children

20 January 1936
Sandringham House
aged 70

son of the preceding

Edward VIII
20 January
11 December 1936

23 June 1894
White Lodge
son of George V and Mary of Teck

Wallis Warfield Simpson
Château de Candé
3 June 1937
no children

28 May 1972
Bois de Boulogne
aged 77

son of the preceding

George VI
11 December 1936
6 February 1952

14 December 1895
Sandringham
son of George V and Mary of Teck

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Westminster Abbey
26 April 1923
2 children

6 February 1952
Sandringham House
aged 56

brother of the preceding

Elizabeth II
6 February
1952 present

21 April 1926
Mayfair
daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Philip of Greece and Denmark
Westminster Abbey
20 November 1947
4 children

 

daughter of the preceding

 

 

 

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