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

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