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The Books by Order Added to Series

This page gives an idea of the unfolding structure of the series, rather than a formal list of the original release dates of the titles relative to each other.


*Indicates issued by a different publisher prior to the book’s inclusion in the series with the Yale reprints from 1997 onwards


See this page for a list of dates each book was first published.

English Monarchs Series Titles


1 - William the Conqueror (1964)


2 - James I (1967)


3 - Henry VIII (1968)


4 - Edward the Confessor (1970)


5 - Henry VII (1972)


6 - Henry II (1973)


7 - Edward IV (1974)


8 - Henry VI (1981)


9 - Richard III (1981)


10 - William II (1983)


11 - Edward I (1988)


12 - Henry V (1992)


13 - Richard II (1997)


14 - King John*  (1997)


15 - George IV (1999)


16 - Edward VI (1999)


17 - Richard I (1999)


18 - James II* (2000)


19 - Henry I (2001)


20 - George I* (2001)


21 - Queen Anne* (2001)


22 - George III (2006)


23 - Edward II (2010)


24 - King Stephen (2011)


25 - George II (2011)


26 - Æthelstan (2011)


27 - Mary I (2011)

28 - Edward III (2011)


29 - Henry IV (2016)


30 - William the Conqueror (2016)


31 - Cnut (2017)



Forthcoming Releases


32 - Henry III (2020 - Volume 1 of 2)


33 - Elizabeth I (2021)


34 - James VI and I (?)



Books Remaining


35 - Charles I


36 - Charles II


37 - William III and Mary II



Companion Titles


1 - Eleanor of Aquitaine (2009)


2 - Philip of Spain (2014)


3 - Louis (2016)


4 - Henry, the Young King (2016)


5 - Æthelred II (2016)


6 - Matilda (2019)


7 - Richard III (2019)



Further Information


Beyond George IV


Excluded Titles


Future releases?


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