The British Royal House during British American Colonization
James I 1603-1625 James VI of Scotland, House of Stuart
Charles I 1625-1649 Deposed. Executed 1649—English Civil War
The Protectorate 1649-1660 Oliver Cromwell is Lord Protector; Son Richard Cromwell succeeds in 1658
Charles II 1660-1685 The Restoration; Cromwell removed
James II 1685-1688 Deposed in the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688
William and Mary 1689-1694 Joint rule. Battle of the Boyne—1690
William III 1694-1702 William is of the House of Orange (Netherlands) Succeeds on Mary's death.
Anne 1702-1714 Last of the Stuarts. No surviving children.
George I 1714-1727 House of Hanover
George II 1727-1760 Seven Years' War begins 1756
George III 1760-1820 American Revolution 1775-1783