Why Is There No King of England?

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Succession to the British throne is governed both by common law and statute. Queen Elizabeth II is the present Sovereign of the United Kingdom.
The husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip, will never be King of England because he is not in the line of succession.
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Technically it was King Egbert of Wessex for a brief period in AD 827, when he ruled over the kingdoms that made up England; however, this came to an end in 886 when London was taken
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There was no King of England in 1562. The reigning monarch was Queen Elizabeth I, who that year escaped death from a bout of smallpox. At the time she was unmarried and had no heir.
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Edward I established the Parliament in England.
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King George III reigned from 25th October 1760 until his death on 29th January 1820. He was not the King of England. At the beginning of his reign he held the separate titles "
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Currently, there is no king in England because the previous king, King George VI, did not have any sons. Upon his death in 1952, Princess Elizabeth, who at the time was at a Royal hunting lodge in Kenya, immediately becomes Queen at the age of 25.
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