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

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