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Medieval Dynastic Tables

These tables are very helpful in placing a given individual among the succession of monarchs and in understanding the progression of one family to the next onto a nation's throne.

Table of Byzantine Emperors
A dynastic table of those who ruled Eastern Rome from the time it was partitioned in 395 to its fall to the Turks in 1453.

Table of Holy Roman Emperors
A list of Holy Roman Emperors and the dynasties to which they belong.

Medieval Kings of Denmark
Chronological table of Danish kings from Angantyr in the 8th century to Erik the Evergood in the 12th. Data taken from The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings by John Haywood.

Monarchs of England
Use this table to see the progression of Kings and Queens from Egbert of Wessex in the ninth century to Elizabeth I in the sixteenth. Hyperlinks lead to entries in the Who's Who resource.

Chronological List of Medieval Popes
A timetable of popes from Simplicius to Clement VIII is presented in chronological order, with the dates of their pontificates. Linked names lead to entries in our Who's Who resource.

Chronology of Chinese Dynasties
From the Library of Congress Country Study on China comes this handy table of dynastic reigns from the 21st century BCE to 1911 CE. Online here at the Medieval History site.

Early Carolingian Rulers
Use this quick-reference table to see the progression of Mayors of the Palace, Kings, and Emperors who ruled Carolingian territory.

Dynastic Chronology of China
From the McClung Museum special exhibition on Tang Dynasty pottery, a helpful table of Chinese dynasties from 7000 BC to the present.

Emperors of the Byzantine Empire
This helpful table of Byzantine dynasties and leaders from Constantine the Great to Constantine XI Dragases is preceded by a colorful map provided by Panagiotis Savvaidis.

Kings of France: Beyond the French Riviera
This simple list of all the kings and emperors of France, from the fifth to nineteenth centuries, includes the dates of their reigns and is divided into dynasties.

The Rulers of France: From 840 Until Today
A handy chronological table of French kings, emperors and presidents from Louis I to Jacques Chirac, provided by European History Guide Robert Wilde.

Catholic Encyclopedia: List of Popes
Chronological list of all the popes from St. Peter in 32 AD to John Paul in 1978. Each Pope's name is hyperlinked and leads to a biography and assessment of the pope's reign.

Dynastic Tables of the Heptarchy
Tables showing the kings, dukes, and other rulers of the seven kingdoms of the English Heptarchy and the dates that they governed.

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