Is the current Queen Elizabeth II related to the medieval King Edward II? If so, in what way?

Anonymous 08/20/2017. 5 answers
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Observer 04/20/2017.

Check the Genealogy of Elizabeth II online


Anonymous 02/20/2017.

Yes, by blood.


C.G. 02/20/2017.

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Individuals whose names are in bold reigned as monarchs in the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

William I of England

Henry I of England

Empress Matilda

Henry II of England

John of England

Henry III of England

Edward I of England

Edward II of England

Edward III of England

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence

Philippa Plantagenet, 5th Countess of Ulster

Roger de Mortimer, 4th Earl of March

Anne de Mortimer

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York

Edward IV of England

Elizabeth of York

Margaret Tudor

James V of Scotland

Mary I of Scotland

James VI of Scotland and I of England

Elizabeth of Bohemia

Sophia of Hanover

George I of Great Britain

George II of Great Britain

Frederick, Prince of Wales

George III of the United Kingdom

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

Victoria of the United Kingdom

Edward VII of the United Kingdom

George V of the United Kingdom

George VI of the United Kingdom

Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom


Anonymous 02/20/2017.

Yes, she is a direct descendent, making Edward her 22 x Great Grandfather.


Guru Hank 02/20/2017.

Yes. 'II' is in fact her surname. Kings and Queens do not actually have surnames, so the different families of Kings and Queens are given numbers by the historians. The 'II' family and the 'I' family have been rivals for the throne for centuries.

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