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John, youngest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine was born in Oxford on 24 December 1167. He is buried in Worcester cathedral.
Queen Anne was buried next to her husband Prince George of Denmark in the Stuart vault in the south aisle of Henry VII’s chapel. She has no monument but a wax effigy is in the Abbey collection.
He was a son of Stephen, Count of Blois and his wife Adela, daughter of William ‘the Conqueror’ and was born in about 1096.
Alexandrina Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (a son of George III) and his wife Princess Victoria. She is buried in a mausoleum at Windsor.
Mary was crowned in the Abbey on 1 October 1553. Both Anne of Cleves and the future Elizabeth I attended. She lies buried with Elizabeth in Henry VII's chapel. Her funeral effigy still survives.
Mary was the eldest daughter of James, Duke of York (later James II) and his first wife Anne Hyde. Mary is buried with husband William III in Henry VII's chapel but has no monument.Her wax effigy is in the Abbey collection.
Henry I was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 5 August 1100 and married here a few months later. Buried at Reading Abbey.
Henry was born at Monmouth on 16 December 1387, eldest son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun and became king in 1413. He lies buried below his chantry chapel in the Abbey. His widow Katherine is buried within the chantry and her funeral effigy still
James was the son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria and was born at St James’ Palace on 14 October 1633 and succeeded his father in 1685. He abdicated and is buried in France.
Henry was crowned at Westminster Abbey when he was only eight years old. The ceremony on 6 November 1429 formerly vested him with the powers of kingship which had been exercised in his name since 1 September 1422.
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