Compile a list of film versions of all the English kings and queens

(11 Posts)
BelfastBloke Wed 19-Jan-11 12:10:35

Film portrayals of all the following monarchs, please. Preferably with the actors who played them.

Which one do you think will be the most difficult to find?

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189
Richard I 1189-1199
John 1199-1216
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307
Edward II 1307-1327
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413
Henry V 1413-1422
Henry VI 1422-1461

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483
Edward V 1483
Richard III 1483-1485

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509
Henry VIII 1509-1547
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553
Mary I 1553-1558
Elizabeth I 1558-1603

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625
Charles I 1625-1649

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820
George IV 1820-1830
William IV 1830-1837
Victoria 1837-1901

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936
Edward VIII 1936-1936
George VI 1936-1952
Elizabeth II 1952 - present

BelfastBloke Wed 19-Jan-11 22:01:20

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189
Richard I 1189-1199 Robin Hood (Sean Connery), Robin Hood (Danny Houston)
John 1199-1216
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307
Edward II 1307-1327
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413
Henry V 1413-1422 Henry V (Laurence Olivier)
Henry VI 1422-1461

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483 Richard III (John Wood)
Edward V 1483
Richard III 1483-1485 Richard III (Ian McKellen)

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509
Henry VIII 1509-1547
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553
Mary I 1553-1558 Elizabeth (Kathy Burke)
Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Shakespeare in Love (Judi Dench)

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625
Charles I 1625-1649

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820 The Madness of King George (Nigel Hawthorne)
George IV 1820-1830
William IV 1830-1837
Victoria 1837-1901 Mrs Brown (Judi Dench)

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936 The King's Speech (Michael Gambon)
Edward VIII 1936-1936 The King's Speech (Guy Pearce)
George VI 1936-1952 The King's Speech (Colin Firth)
Elizabeth II 1952 - present The Queen (Helen Mirren)

WestleyAndButtockUp Fri 21-Jan-11 11:11:26

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189 The Lion in Winter (Peter O'Toole)
Richard I 1189-1199 Robin Hood (Sean Connery), Robin Hood (Danny Houston), The Lion in Winter (Anthony Hopkins)
John 1199-1216 Robin Hood (Edward Fox)
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307 Braveheart (Patrick McGoohan)
Edward II 1307-1327
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413
Henry V 1413-1422 Henry V (Laurence Olivier)
Henry VI 1422-1461

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483 Richard III (John Wood)
Edward V 1483
Richard III 1483-1485 Richard III (Ian McKellen)

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509
Henry VIII 1509-1547
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553 Lady Jane (Helena Bonham Carter)
Mary I 1553-1558 Elizabeth (Kathy Burke)
Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Shakespeare in Love (Judi Dench), Orlando (Quentin Crisp)

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625 Orlando (Dudley Sutton)
Charles I 1625-1649 To Kill a King (Rupert Everett)

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658 To Kill a King (Tim Roth)
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685 Stage Beauty (Rupert Everett)
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820 The Madness of King George (Nigel Hawthorne)
George IV 1820-1830 The Madness of King George (Rupert Everett)
William IV 1830-1837
Victoria 1837-1901 Mrs Brown (Judi Dench)

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936 The King's Speech (Michael Gambon)
Edward VIII 1936-1936 The King's Speech (Guy Pearce)
George VI 1936-1952 The King's Speech (Colin Firth)
Elizabeth II 1952 - present The Queen (Helen Mirren)

DandyDan Mon 24-Jan-11 09:38:02

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189 The Lion in Winter & Becket (Peter O'Toole)
Richard I 1189-1199 Robin Hood (Sean Connery), Robin Hood (Danny Houston), The Lion in Winter (Anthony Hopkins)
John 1199-1216 Robin Hood (Edward Fox), The Lion in Winter (Nigel Terry)
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307 Braveheart (Patrick McGoohan)
Edward II 1307-1327 - Edward II by Derek Jarman - Steven Waddington
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413
Henry V 1413-1422 Henry V (Laurence Olivier)
Henry VI 1422-1461

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483 Richard III (John Wood)
Edward V 1483
Richard III 1483-1485 Richard III (Ian McKellen)

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509
Henry VIII 1509-1547 A Man for All Seasons (Robert Shaw); The Private Life of Henry VIII (Charles Laughton)
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553 Lady Jane (Helena Bonham Carter)
Mary I 1553-1558 Elizabeth (Kathy Burke)
Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Shakespeare in Love (Judi Dench), Orlando (Quentin Crisp)

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625 Orlando (Dudley Sutton)
Charles I 1625-1649 To Kill a King (Rupert Everett)

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658 To Kill a King (Tim Roth)
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685 Stage Beauty (Rupert Everett)
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820 The Madness of King George (Nigel Hawthorne)
George IV 1820-1830 The Madness of King George (Rupert Everett)
William IV 1830-1837
Victoria 1837-1901 Mrs Brown (Judi Dench)

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936 The King's Speech (Michael Gambon)
Edward VIII 1936-1936 The King's Speech (Guy Pearce)
George VI 1936-1952 The King's Speech (Colin Firth)
Elizabeth II 1952 - present The Queen (Helen Mirren)

David51 Mon 24-Jan-11 12:19:32

How much do we get paid for this research?

BelfastBloke Mon 24-Jan-11 14:15:22

A million pounds!

dobiegirl Mon 31-Jan-11 23:47:45

Well I'm waiting for someone to do William I (Normans), after having read his tragic story, honestly people would have you believe he truly is a total arseh*le,

however his younger years may have been totally exciting and exhilarating but his later years,

with the death of his oldest, beloved son and the back stabbing of his younger children and the way he died would make compelling viewing in the hands of the right director.

David51 Tue 08-Feb-11 17:10:48

There's a film version of Shakespeare's Richard II in the made-for-TV BBC series (played by Derek Jacobi)

Likewise the Henry VI plays (Peter Benson?)

Also based on Shakespeare:

Henry IV - John Geilgud in Chimes at Midnight

William IV (Jim Broadbent) appears in the recent Emily Blunt film 'Young Victoria'

There was a TV series about Edward VII (Timothy West)

There should be a film about the Battle of Hastings (which would cover Harold, William I & possibly Edward the Confessor) but sadly there isn't

BelfastBloke Thu 14-May-15 13:17:29

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189 The Lion in Winter & Becket (Peter O'Toole)
Richard I 1189-1199 Robin Hood (Sean Connery), Robin Hood (Danny Houston), The Lion in Winter (Anthony Hopkins)
John 1199-1216 Robin Hood (Edward Fox), The Lion in Winter (Nigel Terry)
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307 Braveheart (Patrick McGoohan)
Edward II 1307-1327 - Edward II by Derek Jarman - Steven Waddington
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399 (TV)-The Hollow Crown (Ben Wishaw)

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413 John Geilgud in Chimes at Midnight
Henry V 1413-1422 Henry V (Laurence Olivier)
Henry VI 1422-1461 (TV)-The Hollow Crown (Tom Sturridge)

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483 Richard III (John Wood)
Edward V 1483
Richard III 1483-1485 Richard III (Ian McKellen)

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509
Henry VIII 1509-1547 A Man for All Seasons (Robert Shaw); The Private Life of Henry VIII (Charles Laughton)
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553 Lady Jane (Helena Bonham Carter)
Mary I 1553-1558 Elizabeth (Kathy Burke)
Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Shakespeare in Love (Judi Dench), Orlando (Quentin Crisp)

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625 Orlando (Dudley Sutton)
Charles I 1625-1649 To Kill a King (Rupert Everett)

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658 To Kill a King (Tim Roth)
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685 Stage Beauty (Rupert Everett)
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820 The Madness of King George (Nigel Hawthorne)
George IV 1820-1830 The Madness of King George (Rupert Everett)
William IV 1830-1837 Young Victoria (Jim Broadbent)
Victoria 1837-1901 Mrs Brown (Judi Dench)

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910 TV-Edward VII (Timothy West)

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936 The King's Speech (Michael Gambon)
Edward VIII 1936-1936 The King's Speech (Guy Pearce)
George VI 1936-1952 The King's Speech (Colin Firth)
Elizabeth II 1952 - present The Queen (Helen Mirren)

BelfastBloke Thu 14-May-15 13:24:00

I wonder why there hasn't been a film about 1066 and the Battle of Hastings? It's a great story.

BelfastBloke Sun 17-Jul-16 12:03:18

SAXONS
Edward (the Confessor) 1042-1066
Harold II 1066

NORMANS
William I 1066-1087 Michael Gambon in 'Blood Royal: William the Conqueror' (TV, 1990)
William II 1087-1100
Henry I 1100-1135
Stephen 1135-1154
Empress Matilda (Queen Maud) 1141

PLANTAGENETS
Henry II 1154-1189 Peter O'Toole in 'The Lion in Winter' & 'Becket'
Richard I 1189-1199 Sean Connery in 'Robin Hood', Danny Houston in 'Robin Hood' (), Anthony Hopkins in The Lion in Winter ()
John 1199-1216 Edward Fox in 'Robin Hood' (), Nigel Terry in 'The Lion in Winter' ()
Henry III 1216-1272
Edward I 1272-1307 Patrick McGoohan in 'Braveheart' ()
Edward II 1307-1327 - Steven Waddington in 'Edward II' by Derek Jarman
Edward III 1327-1377
Richard II 1377-1399 Ben Wishaw in 'The Hollow Crown' (TV, 2012)

HOUSE OF LANCASTER
Henry IV 1399-1413 John Geilgud in 'Chimes at Midnight'
Henry V 1413-1422 Laurence Olivier in Henry V (1945)
Henry VI 1422-1461 Tom Sturridge in 'The Hollow Crown' (TV, 2012)

HOUSE OF YORK
Edward IV 1461-1483: John Wood in 'Richard III' (1995)
Edward V 'Prince in the Tower' 1483: Christopher Bowen in 'Richard III' (1995)
Richard III 1483-1485: Ian McKellen in 'Richard III' (1995); Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Richard III - The Hollow Crown: Wars of the Roses' (TV, 2016)

TUDORS
Henry VII 1485-1509: Dominic West in 'Richard III' (1995)
Henry VIII 1509-1547 Robert Shaw in 'A Man for All Seasons' (); Charles Laughton in 'The Private Life of Henry VIII' ()
Edward VI 1547-1553
Jane Grey 1553 Helena Bonham Carter in 'Lady Jane' ()
Mary I 1553-1558 Kathy Burke in 'Elizabeth' ()
Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Judi Dench in 'Shakespeare in Love' (), Quentin Crisp in 'Orlando' (); Glenda Jackson in '???'

STUARTS
James I 1603-1625 Dudley Sutton in 'Orlando' ()
Charles I 1625-1649 Rupert Everett in 'To Kill a King' ()

COMMONWEALTH
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658 Tim Roth in 'To Kill a King' ()
Richard Cromwell 1658-1659

STUARTS (restored)
Charles II 1660-1685 Rupert Everett in 'Stage Beauty' ()
James II 1685-1688
William III 1689-1702
Mary II 1689-1694
Anne 1702-1714

HOUSE OF HANOVER
George I 1714-1727
George II 1727-1760
George III 1760-1820 Nigel Hawthorne in 'The Madness of King George' ()
George IV 1820-1830 Rupert Everett in 'The Madness of King George' ()
William IV 1830-1837: Jim Broadbent in 'Young Victoria' (2009)
Victoria 1837-1901: Judi Dench in 'Mrs Brown' (1997); Emily Blunt in 'Young Victoria' (2009)

SAXE-COBURG-GOTHA
Edward VII 1901-1910: Timothy West in 'Edward VII' (TV, )

WINDSOR
George V 1910-1936: Michael Gambon in 'The King's Speech' (2010)
Edward VIII 1936-1936: Guy Pearce in 'The King's Speech' (2010)
George VI 1936-1952: Colin Firth in 'The King's Speech' (2010)
Elizabeth II 1952 - present: Helen Mirren in 'The Queen' (2006)
Prince Charles : Alex Jennings in 'The Queen' (2006)

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