This list of English monarchs begins with Æthelstan and ends with Anne, who became queen of Great Britain when England merged with Scotland to form a new country in 1707. For monarchs after Queen Anne see List of British monarchs.
Medieval drawing of Edward III with the Order of the Garter. 1312-1377 - son of Edward II and Isabella of France - his mother & her lover, Roger Mortimer, Earl of March forced his father to renounce the throne in his favour when he was 14 - he married Phillippa of Hainault - they had 13 children - his grandson, Richard, became heir on the death of his eldest son, Edward, the Black Prince, Prince of Wales.
Queen Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714 ascended the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, under the Act of Union, two of her realms, the kingdoms of England and Scotland, were united as a single sovereign state, the Kingdom of Great Britain.