Kings and Queens of Canada (1763-
Information courtesy of Britannia.com
King George III
Just three years into his reign he became King of Canada. Thirteen years later his
13 colonies south of Canada wished him adieu.
King George IV
Ruled as regent for his mad father after 1811. While he didn't get to Canada two of
his brothers did.
King William IV
The third son of King George III was part of a naval contingent that visited Canada
Queen Victoria didn't make it to Canada, but her father did. Prince Edward, Duke of
Kent, served with the British military in Canada for the most part of 1791-1800.
King Edward VII
The then Prince of Wales visited what became known as Ontario and Quebec in 1860.
King George V
In 1901, Prince George made a coast-to-coast trip across Canada shortly after his
father acceded to the throne.
King Edward VIII
As Prince of Wales, Edward bought a ranch near Calgary, Alberta, making visits in
1923, 1924, and 1927. He dropped by twice as the Duke of Windsor during World War II.
King George VI
In 1913, 1927 and 1928 the then Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George made stops in
Canada before his Royal Tour of 1939.
II (1952- )
The Queen made her first official visit as Princess Elizabeth in 1951, and has made
more than thirty official and non-official stops in Canada.