King, * The chief magistrate of a kingdom, vested usually with the executive power. 2. The following table of the reigns of English and British kings and queens, commencing with the Reports, is added, to assist the student in many points of chronology.

 Accession.
 Henry III.............................................. 1216
 Edward I............................................... 1272
 Edward II.............................................. 1307
 Edward III............................................. 1307
 Richard II............................................. 1377
 Henry IV............................................... 1399
 Henry V................................................ 1413
 Henyv VI............................................... 1422
 Edward IV.............................................. 1461
 Edward V............................................... 1483
 Richard III............................................ 1483
 Henry VII.............................................. 1485
 Henry VIII............................................. 1509
 Edward VI.............................................. 1547
 Mary................................................... 1553
 Elizabeth.............................................. 1558
 James I................................................ 1603
 Charles I.............................................. 1625
 Charles II............................................. 1660
 James II............................................... 1685
 William III............................................ 1689
 Anne................................................... 1702
 George I............................................... 1714
 George II.............................................. 1727
 George III............................................. 1760
 George IV.............................................. 1820
 William IV............................................. 1830
 Victoria............................................... 1837

Vide article Reports.

* From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, 1856 Edition. Please see Bouvier's Legal Abbreviations & Abbreviated References for help with obscure nomenclature & references.

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