We were ruled by Italians, then governed by Danes.
Next, a French Duke turned up and took over the reigns.
When the Tudor line died out, along came a Scot.
Then a Dutch Prince arrived here, believe it or not.
There followed the Germans, our future to forge:
Hanoverian kings, who were mostly named George.
After 1914, when the world went to war,
Our crown was rebranded - as British once more.