British Monarch by Description

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Can you name the English/British monarch by some words and events associated with his or her reign?

Updated Jan 31, 2014

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DescriptionMonarchReign
American Revolutionary War, madness, French Revolution
Gunpowder Plot, wisest fool in Christendom, Union of the Crowns
Magna Carta, Lackland, excommunication
Glorious Revolution, Battle of the Boyne, Convention Parliament
Yorkist, 6ft 4, Duke of Clarence
South Sea Bubble, Sir Robert Walpole, Hanover
Rufus, St Anselm, New Forest
Monmouth Rebellion, Declaration of Indulgence, deposed
World War II, stammer
Regency, obesity, Brighton Pavilion
Seven Years' War, Bonnie Prince Charlie
1066, Domesday Book, Christmas Day
Longshanks, Hammer of the Scots
Beauclerc, Charter of Liberties, Robert Curthose
Parliament Act, World War I
Anarchy, Matilda, Bristol
Bannockburn, Piers Gaveston, red hot poker
English Civil War, beheaded
Break up of Empire, 'annus horribilis,' Princess Diana
Crusades, Lionheart
DescriptionMonarchReign
Wat Tyler, Peasants' Revolt, Pontefract Castle
Prayer Book Rebellion, boy king, Somerset and Northumberland
Abdicated, Wallis Simpson
Baby, insanity, Wars of the Roses
Curtmantle, Thomas Becket, Eleanor of Aquitaine
Empress of India, nine children, Prince Albert
Prince in the Tower, Duke of Gloucester, fate unknown
Black Death, Black Prince, Hundred Years War
Act of Union, War of the Spanish Succession
Bosworth Field, Shakespearean villain
Owain Glyndwr, Bolingbroke, skin disease
First Tudor, Lambert Simnel
English Reformation, six wives, obese
Merry Monarch, Great Fire of London, Nell Gwyn
Agincourt, Lollards, Southampton Plot
Sailor King, abolition of slavery, Great Reform Act
Catholic, burnings, lost Calais
Virgin Queen, Armada, Mary Queen of Scots
'Uncle of Europe,' fat, homburg
Simon de Montfort, Barons' Wars, anti-Jewish decrees

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