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

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