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Women Who Ruled: Influential British Female Monarchs (Photo Gallery)

Throughout British history, female monarchs have been few and far between.  This may change with The Succession to the Crown Act 2013, a bill that ends the old law placing males ahead of females in the line of succession to the British throne, regardless of birthdate.  Whatever the future may hold, we would love to take a moment to learn from the stories of the queens of Britain.  

Click through the gallery above to learn about the female monarchs who have shaped Britain's past, present and future.