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Can you name the So you think you know your kings and queens?

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I died brokenhearted owing to the revolts against me by my sons
It's said I murdered a potential rival to my throne, my nephew Arthur of Brittany
I was the last king to lead an army in battle
I am suspected of murdering my nephews in order to become king myself
I executed Robert Aske for leading the Pilgrimage of Grace against me
The Ridolfi, Throgmorton and Babington Plots were all plots to assassinate me
I reigned ten years but spent only eight months in England
I married Philip of Spain and tried to reconcile England with Rome and Roman Catholicism
I was responsible for the Harrying of the North after a rebellion
I was a Yorkist and became king with the assistance of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick
I was subject to the Bedchamber Crisis shortly after beginning my reign
The union of England and Scotland into Great Britain occured during my reign
I seized the throne ahead of my cousin who was named queen by her father-king
I changed the family name owing to it's German connections and reinvented the monarchy
I was a strong but uncouth king and was killed hunting in the New Forest
I claimed the throne of France and started the 100 Years War
I was a Protestant and became king after over 50 Catholic candidates were passed over
As Prince of Wales I undertook the first tour of North America by an heir to the British throne
I deposed my cousin, sowing the seeds for the Wars of the Roses
I was a popular Prince of Wales but threw it all up to marry Wallis Simpson
My father's involvement in Thomas Wyatt's rebellion led to my execution
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My only legitimate son drowned in the White Ship and I never smiled again
I was deposed and murdered by my wife Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer
My father was the Duke of York and I was born in a house in Bruton Street London
The Rye House Plot was a plot to assassinate me owing to my Catholic sympathies
I was haughty and domineering and unable to realise my claim to the throne
I was a Lancastrian, I ended the Wars of the Roses and married Elizabeth of York
During my reign Parliament passed a bill allowing my son to rule as Prince Regent
A condition of our accepting the throne was to agree to the Bill of Rights
I disastrously insisted on the Divine Right of Kings
I am remembered for my extravagent building projects and debt when Prince of Wales
I was one of the the two Princes in the Tower who disappeared
I reluctantly became king when my elder brother abdicated
I died young and was subject to the Protectors Somerset and Nothumberland
I was the youngest ever to ascend the throne at nine months of age
I began well enough but was eventually deposed and murdered in Pontefract Castle
As a prince, I took the cross and participated in the ninth crusade
I was an openly Catholic king and was deposed in the Glorious Revolution
Simon de Montfort led a rebellion against me because I favoured my French relatives
I became heir apparent to Charles VI of France and married his daughter Catherine
I was an unlikely king ascending the throne at age 64
My ascension to the throne of England created the Union of the Crowns

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