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

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