British Monarchy Records

Various records set by monarchs of Britain.
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Longest reigning female monarch
Queen Victoria
Longest reigning male monarch
George III
Shortest reigning female monarch
Lady Jane Grey
Shortest reigning male monarch
Edgar the Aetheling
Longest lived female monarch
Queen Elizabeth II
Longest lived male monarch
George III
Shortest lived female monarch
Margaret, Maid of Norway
Shortest lived male monarch
Edward V
Oldest female monarch (age at ascension)
Mary I
Oldest male monarch (age at ascension)
William IV
Youngest female monarch (age at ascension)
Mary, Queen of Scots
Youngest male monarch (age at ascension)
Henry VI
Most marriages
Henry VIII
Youngest female monarch to marry
Mary II
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Youngest male monarch to marry
David II
Oldest female monarch to marry
Mary I
Oldest male monarch to marry
William IV
Most children sired
Henry I
Most children borne
Anne
Youngest mother
Mary II
Youngest father
Henry IV
Oldest mother
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Oldest father
Edward I
Tallest female monarch
Mary, Queen of Scots
Tallest male monarch
Edward IV
Shortest female monarch
Queen Victoria
Shortest male monarch
King John of England
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Level 85
Aug 17, 2014
Perhaps make it clear that some of the monarchs are Scots, some are consorts. Also please accept John instead of King John of England.
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Level 58
Mar 19, 2017
the Longest reigning female monarch is now QUeen Elizabeth II