Richard I's coronation took place in the Abbey on 3 September 1189 and is the first for which a detailed account exists (the account is at the Bodleian Library, Oxford). Buried in France.
Henry was born at Winchester Castle, son of King John. His tomb in St Edward's chapel has a fine gilt bronze effigy by William Torel. Click on the blue name to expand this entry.
George was the eldest son of George III and Queen Charlotte and was born on 12 August 1762 at St James’ Palace. He is buried at Windsor.
Henry was the second son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York and was born at Greenwich Palace on 28 June 1491.He lies buried with Jane Seymour at Windsor.
William IV and Queen Adelaide were crowned on 8 September 1831.For the first time a special annexe had been built outside the west front of the Abbey to marshal the processions. Buried at Windsor.
Albert Edward, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, was born on 9 November 1841. He is buried at Windsor.
George was the eldest son of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (son of George II) and his wife Augusta and was born in London on 4 June 1738. Buried at Windsor.
William was crowned in Westminster Abbey on Sunday 26 September 1087. He is buried in Winchester cathedral.
Edward III was born at 5.40am – the first English king to have the exact time of his birth recorded. Both monarchs have tomb effigies -that of Philippa is by Hennequin de Liege.Edward's funeral effigy still survives.
Charles II was born on 29 May 1630, son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria.He lies buried in the Stuart vault in Henry VII's chapel and his fine wax effigy still survives in the Abbey collection.
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