Who was the youngest British monarch?

Who was the youngest monarch of England?

1547-1553) Edward VI became king at the age of nine upon the death of his father, Henry VIII, and a Regency was created. Although he was intellectually precocious (fluent in Greek and Latin, he kept a full journal of his reign), he was not, however, physically robust.

Who became queen at 16?

Kings & Queens – by Age of Accession to the Throne

Monarch Days
15. Queen Mary I 13,666
16. Queen Anne 13,543
17. King James I 13,427
18. King Henry IV 12,232

Who became king at 10 years old?

Tutankhamen. Most famously associated with the 1922 discovery of his tomb, Tutankhamen was an Egyptian pharaoh thought to have ruled for 10 years in the 14th century B.C. “King Tut” inherited the throne at the age of 9 or 10 and initially ruled Egypt under the direction of advisers due to his young age.

Who was the nicest queen?

The 10 best English queens in history

  • Matilda of Scotland (1080–1118)
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122–1204)
  • Philippa of Hainault (1314–69)
  • Elizabeth I (1533–1603)
  • Anne (1665–1714)
  • Caroline of Ansbach (1683–1737)
  • Victoria (1819–1901)
  • Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900–2002)

Who was the tallest king?

The tallest king on record is currently Edward IV. Henry VIII’s grandfather measured in at 6ft 4 ½ and his record remains unbroken. While Prince William will just miss out on the chance to claim the title of the tallest king in history, Prince George could be in with a chance.

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