List of Anglo-Saxon monarchs and kingdoms

A succession of monarchs ruled the various independent kingdoms which arose in England following the end of Roman rule in Britain in the 5th century. The most prominent of these kingdoms were Kent, East Anglia, Sussex, Essex, Wessex, Mercia and Northumbria, with each kingdom often recognising their own monarch.

The early genealogies are based on the (semi-historical) Anglo-Saxon royal genealogies as compiled in the 9th century.

Anglo-Saxon kings

Kings of East Anglia

Kings of Essex

Kings of Kent

The Kings of Mercia

The Kings of Northumbria

Subkingdoms of Northumbria

Kings of Sussex

Kings of Wessex

Other minor kingdoms

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