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Banishing Bolingbroke for life eventually cost me my throne and my life
'Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Britain'
I was the last monarch of the House of Hanover
My chief ministers were William Cecil and Francis Walsingham
I was appointed Governor of the Bahamas
I believed I was pregnant but eventually died of uterine cancer
I regretted executing my chief minister Thomas Cromwell
I seized the throne before my brother the Duke of Normandy could assert his claim
The king previous to me swore to me he would not claim the throne; I defeated him in battle
My son the Black Prince died and the throne passed to my grandson
I married Geoffrey of Anjou and was an Empress
When my second wife gave birth to a son I was deposed
I am the only monarch buried in Canterbury Cathedral
The Great Reform Act was passed during my reign
I died before my barons could depose me in favour of Prince Louis of France
I tried to leave the throne to a Protestant rather than my Catholic half-sister
I wrote a treatise called 'A Counterblaste to Tobacco'
I was captured at Lincoln and freed when exchanged for Robert of Gloucester
I was friendly with Sarah Churchill and appointed her husband, John, Lord Marlbrough
I was weak and dominated by my queen and my councils
I collapsed when I heard my eldest son Arthur had died
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My brother was Richard, Duke of York; we both died young
I detested my wife so much I barred her from my coronation
I was the king's third son, the first was a duke, the second killed by a stag
I was killed in France by a crossbow bolt whilst fighting at the Siege of Chalus
My son Frederick died and the throne passed to my grandson
I was the only monarch to attend one of the three Imperial Durbar's held in New Delhi
Piers Gaveston and the de Spencers were great favourites of mine
I was married to the Duke of Northumberland's son Guildford Dudley
I asked that my body be boiled and my bones be carried at the head of my army
I tried to rule without a Parliament and was called a tyrant
'A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse'
The Exclusion Crisis concerning my brother occured in my reign
I created a vast empire by marrying Eleanor of Aquitaine and then gaining England
I was 6' 4' tall and some say I was the illegitimate son of a French archer
I married the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
I foiled the Southampton Plot on the eve of my French invasion
I tried to foster good relations between Great Britain and other European countries
Albert Frederick Arthur George; who am I?
The first assembly to be called a Parliament was summoned in my reign
We gained the throne when the king previous to us was deposed for being a Catholic
The transition toward a Prime Minister and cabinet government began in my reign

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