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Former top-ranked women's tennis player of 1960s & 70s
Longtime Slayer guitarist
Soul singer, famous for “Stand by Me”
Ruler of Sparta in Homer's “Iliad”
One of the three “Kings of the Blues Guitar”, inspiration and guitar hero of Eric Clapton
A non-venomous North American creature of the genus Lampropeltis
Ruler of Spain who married Mary I of England, then later sent the Spanish Armada
Victim of notorious police brutality in L.A. (1991)
Boxing promoter with legendary hair!
World's longest venomous snake
Tottenham Hotspur and England central defender 1999-2012
Author of The Shining, Carrie, Misery, etc.
His antics spawned the ditty “Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Survived”
“King of the Blues”
His victory at Bosworth Field and subsequent coronation effectively ended the Wars of the Roses
The boy-king of Egypt's 18th Dynasty
The Sun King
Victor at Hastings in 1066
Created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, extending from Greece to India
Nigel Hawthorne played him on stage and on film in the 1990s
Known as the “King of Beasts”
The last of the Bourbon rulers of France, guillotined during the French Revolution
Legendary seventh and last king of Rome
Roman client-king of Judaea, despised by the Jews
Victorious at Agincourt (1415)
Duke of Bohemia in a well-known Christmas Carol
Legendary British hero, wielded Excalibur
Known as “Bertie”, he was fond of the ladies, notably the actress Lillie Langtry
11th century King of Denmark, England and Norway
King of Siam, portrayed in the musical “The King and I”
First alphabetically of three mentioned in the NT Book of Matthew
The youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem
King of Wessex, called “The Great”
Known as “The Hammer of the North”
The disease scrofula, supposedly healed by a touch from the monarch
Constructed the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Colin Firth played him in a 2010 Tom Hooper film
Cornet player and bandleader, mentor of Louis Armstrong
Second alphabetically of three mentioned in the NT Book of Matthew
Financed Christopher Columbus's expedition
Apparently he was a merry old soul
King of the Scots 1040-1057
John Goodman played him in a 1991 David S. Ward film
A king of Narnia who features throughout the series of books (Fictional, C.S. Lewis)
Known as “The King of Birds”
Film Director of (e.g.) War and Peace (1956)
Prolific writer of children's books, including “The Sheep-pig”, adapted as the 1995 film “Babe”
King of the Franks 800-814
Legendary second king of Rome
King of Ruritania in “The Prisoner of Zenda” (Fictional, by Anthony Hope – filmed many times)
Defeated at Hastings in 1066
A do-nothing king, as in Aesop's Fable
Aka Mathayus, played by Dwayne Johnson as The Rock
King of the Averni (a Gallic tribe defeated by Julius Caesar)
King of Scots who defeated the English at Bannockburn in 1314
Peter Wyngarde played this sleuth in this 1970s British television series
Shakespeare's version of an earlier story concerning Leir of Britain, a semi-legendary figure from earlier times
Played by Guy Pearce in “The King's Speech”
Ruled for 30 seconds at end of final episode of “The Black Adder” (Fictional, by Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson)
Executed for high treason in 1649
Tapestry creator
He had a dream...
Brought most of Ancient Greece under Macedonian domination
Ruler of Troy in Homer's “Iliad” - contemporary Hittite sources suggest he may have been a real person
1958 American Musical Drama film starring Elvis Presley, directed by Michael Curtiz
King of Persia in 5th century BCE
“King of the Swingers” in Disney's “The Jungle Book”
The Lionheart
Penultimate King of Egypt, removed in a 1952 military coup
Song by Blue (2015) or by Weezer (2016)
Film Director of (e.g.) Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
King of Celtic Tribe of the Iceni, husband of Boudicca
Robert Fripp's prog rock band
King of Prussia 1740-1786
Initially, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros (Fictional, by George R.R. Martin)
Popularly known as the “Merry Monarch”
19th Dynasty King who reigned in Egypt for 67 years
One of the three “Kings of the Blues Guitar”, noted for the song “Born Under a Bad Sign”
Governor of Bank of England 2003-2013
Canada's longest serving Prime Minister
Mythical ruler of the seas, the Roman equivalent of the Greek God Poseidon
The first to rule both England and Scotland by agreement, he was the target of Robert Catesby's Gunpowder Plot
King of Wessex from 925AD, and effectively the first king of all England
Basically, Followills
Plummeted from Empire State Building in 1933
Becomes ruler of Narnia in the first of the fantasy series (Fictional, C.S. Lewis)
Killed by the Yorkists at Battle of Bosworth Field (1485)
Guided Jordan through four decades of peace at a time of much conflict in that part of the world
An American flycatcher
Known as the “King of Swing”
Ruler of Pontus, fought several wars against the Romans in the first century BCE
Third alphabetically of three mentioned in the NT Book of Matthew
Ruler of Mycenae/Argos in Homer's “Iliad” - contemporary Hittite sources suggest he may have been a real person
King of Great Britain for a day after being accidentally crowned! (Fictional, 2003 film, played by Rowan Atkinson)
King of the fairies
King of the Forest
Ruler of Israel, a man whose wisdom was legendary
The Magna Carta man
Lead singer and slap-style bassist for the band Level 42
Legendary founder and first king of Rome

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