Kings & Queens of England in Verse

          In the past, many schools in the UK expected their students to memorize the names of the kings and queens of England from the time of the Norman Conquest. Here is a bit of poetry to help with such a task. The poetry is on the left, and the names are on the right.

Willie, Willie, Harry, Ste,William I, William II, Henry I, Stephen,
Harry, Dick, John, Harry 3,Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III,
1, 2, 3 Neds, Richard 2,Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II,
Harries 4, 5, 6 - then who?Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI
Edwards 4 & 5, Dick the Bad,Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III,
Harries twain, then the lad,Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI,
Mary, Bessie, James the Vain,Mary, Elizabeth I, James I,
Charlie, Charlie, James again,Charles I, Charles II, James II,
William & Mary, Anne, and gloria! -William & Mary, Anne
Four Georges, William, and Victoria,George I, George II, George III, George IV, William IV, Victoria
Ned, and George, repeat again,Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI,
And then Elizabeth comes to reign.Elizabeth II
          - Anonymous

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