British Monarchy Records

Sharing Royal Facts

 

Lowest/Shortest

Shortest length of Reign

King Sweyn Forkbeard

40 days

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Youngest monarch at time of accession

Mary, Queen of Scots

6 days old

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Shortest length of marriage

Alexander III of Scotland & Yolande of Dreux