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  1. Henry IV

    • Born: 15 April 1367
    • Died: 20 March 1413
    • Coronation: 13 October 1399

    Henry IV was crowned on 13 October 1399. He had two coronation processions, one from Westminster to the Tower of London on the eve of the coronation and then from the Tower back to Westminster on the afternoon of the next day.

  2. Edward V & Richard Duke of York

    • Born: 4 November 1470
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Urn

    Edward was born at Westminster while his father Edward IV was in exile and his mother Elizabeth (Woodville) was taking Sanctuary in the Abbey precincts. His presumed bones and those of his brother are in an urn in Henry VII's chapel. Designed by

  3. Henry II

    • Born: 5 March 1133
    • Died: 6 July 1189
    • Coronation: 19 December 1154

    Henry was the eldest son of Empress Matilda (daughter of Henry I by his second wife) and her second husband Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. Buried in France.

  4. George V

    • Born: 3 June 1865
    • Died: 20 January 1936
    • Coronation: 22 June 1911

    King George V, second son of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, was born in 1865 and served in the Royal Navy until 1892 when he became heir to the throne following the death of his elder brother. Buried at Windsor.

  5. George I

    • Born: 28 May 1660
    • Died: 11 June 1727
    • Coronation: 20 October 1714

    George I was crowned on 20 October 1714. He could not speak very much English and the ceremonies had to be conducted mostly in Latin as his ministers could not speak German! Buried in Germany.

  6. Edward VI

    • Born: 12 October 1537
    • Died: 6 July 1553
    • Coronation: 20 February 1547
    • Burial: 8 August 1553
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel
    • Type of Memorial: Grave

    Edward VI was buried to the west of Henry VII's tomb in the Lady chapel. A modern stone now records his burial, just in front of the modern altar. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.

  7. Charles I

    • Born: 19 November 1600
    • Died: 30 January 1649
    • Coronation: 2 February 1626

    Charles was the second son of James I and Anne of Denmark and was born on 19 November 1600. He was executed in Whitehall in 1649 and buried at Windsor.

  8. Edward IV

    • Born: 28 April 1442
    • Died: 9 April 1483
    • Coronation: 28 June 1461

    Edward was a son of Richard, 3rd Duke of York and his wife Cicely Neville. He is buried at Windsor.

  9. Edward II

    • Born: 25 April 1284
    • Died: 21 September 1327
    • Coronation: 25 February 1308

    Edward was born at Caernarvon in Wales on 25 April 1284, a son of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile. He is buried in Gloucester cathedral.

  10. George VI

    • Born: 14 December 1895
    • Died: 6 February 1952
    • Coronation: 12 May 1937
    • Wedding: 26 April 1923
    • Location in the Abbey: Lady Chapel

    Prince Albert, Duke of York, was the second son of King George V and Queen Mary and was born on 14 December 1895 on the Sandringham estate. He was married in the Abbey in 1923 and crowned here in 1937. He is buried at Windsor.

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