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Medical Histories of English Royalty

If you're like me, your confused by all the Edwards and Elizabeths and Tudors and Plantagenets and so forth. You might want, therefore, to take a look at a simple graphical diagram of the lineage of English monarchs.

Pre-Norman kings (reigned before 1066)

Norman kings (reigned 1066-1154) Plantagenet kings (reigned 1154-1485) Tudor royalty (reigned 1485-1603) Stuart royalty (reigned 1603-1714) Hanoverian royalty (reigned 1714-present)
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    Comment: Reviewed in New Engl J Med. 2004;350:2014-2015, from which all references here are taken.
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