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

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