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

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