Reigning British Monarchs

Longest Reigning British Monarchs

1 Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning British Monarch, being a queen for 63 years, 10 months and 3 days. She ascended on February 6, 1952 to December 11, 2015.

2 Queen Victoria I

Queen Victoria I was the second longest reigning British Monarch after Queen Elizabeth II. The length of her reign was 63 years, 7 months and 2 days from June 20, 1837 to January 22, 1901.

3 King George III

King George III served as a king from October 25, 1760 to January 29, 1820. He was the third longest reigning British monarch with 59 years, 3 months and 2 days duration.

4 King Henry III

King Henry III was king from October 18, 1216 unti he died on November 16, 1272. He served as king for 56 years and 29 days.

5 King Edward III

King Edward III served as king for 50 years, 4 months and 25 days from January 25, 1327 until his death on June 21, 1377

6 Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I served as queen for 44 years, 4 months and 5 days and is the sixth longest reigning British monarch from November 17, 1558 to March 24, 1603.

7 King Henry VI

He accended to the throne from September 1, 1422 and was deposed on March 4, 1461. He was again restored on October 3, 1470 until his death on May 21, 1471. He served for 39 years, 1 month and 18 days.

8 King Aethelred II The Unready

King Aethelred II, a.k.a. The Unready, was king from March 18, 978 to April 23, 1016. He reigned for 37 years, 1 month and 5 days.

9 King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII served for 37, years 9 months and 7 days from April 21, 1509 to January 28, 1547. He was the ninth longest reigning monarch of United Kingdom.

10 King Henry I

King Henry I ascended as king on August 3, 1100 until his death on December 2, 1135. The length of his reign is 35 years, 3 months and 27 days.