Statistics for Monarchs of England

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  • The average score is 32 of 49

Answer Stats

House Reign Epithet Clue Answer % Correct
Tudor1558–1603"The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana", "Good Queen Bess"Defeated the Spanish ArmadaElizabeth I
92%
Tudor1509–1547The first "Defender of the Faith"Had six wives; initiated the English ReformationHenry VIII
89%
Tudor1553–1558"Bloody"Co-ruled with her husbandMary I
89%
Tudor1485–1509Won the Battle of Bosworth Field and thus the War of the RosesHenry VII
86%
Stuart1603–1625Also King of the ScotsJames I
86%
Tudor1547–1553Died at 15Edward VI
86%
Stuart1625–1649Overthrown during the English Civil WarCharles I
86%
Stuart1660–1685"The Merry Monarch"Became king after the Restoration of the monarchyCharles II
86%
Lancaster1413–1422"The Star of England"Won the Battle of AgincourtHenry V
83%
Lancaster1399–1413Bolingbroke or of BolingbrokeHenry IV
83%
Anjou1189–1199"the Lionheart", "Oc e No" ("Yes and No")Fought in the Third CrusadeRichard I
83%
York1483–1485Portrayed in Shakespeare's play as a hunchback; lost the Battle of Bosworth FieldRichard III
83%
Orange-Nassau1689–1702of Orange, "King Billy"Co-ruled with his wifeWilliam III
83%
Normandy1066–1087"the Bastard", "the Conqueror"Won the Battle of HastingsWilliam I
83%
Stuart1702–1707Queen of Great Britain and Ireland 1707–1714Anne
83%
Stuart1689–1694Co-ruled with her husbandMary II
83%
Anjou1199–1216LacklandA villain to Robin HoodJohn
83%
Plantagenet1307–1327of CaernarfonEdward II
81%
Plantagenet1272–1307Longshanks, "The Hammer of the Scots"Conquered WalesEdward I
81%
Plantagenet1327–1377Won the Battle of CrécyEdward III
81%
Plantagenet1377–1399of BordeauxRichard II
81%
Stuart1685–1688The last Catholic monarch of England; deposed during the Glorious RevolutionJames II
81%
York1461–1470, 1471–1483Edward IV
81%
Wessex871–899"the Great"King of WessexAlfred the Great
81%
Lancaster1422–1461, 1470–1471The War of the Roses began during his reign.Henry VI
81%
York1483One of the "Princes in the Tower"Edward V
78%
Normandy1087–1100Rufus or "the Red"William II
78%
Wessex978–1013, 1014–1016"the Unready"Reign interrupted by next monarchÆthelred the Unready
75%
Plantagenet1216–1272of WinchesterHenry III
72%
Normandy1100–1135BeauclercHenry I
69%
Blois1135–1154of BloisFought against Empress Matilda in the AnarchyStephen
69%
Anjou1154–1189FitzEmpress, CurtmantleCo-ruled with his sonHenry II
69%
Wessex1066GodwinsonWon the Battle of Stamford Bridge and lost the Battle of HastingsHarold Godwinson
67%
Habsburg1554–1558"the Prudent"Co-ruled with his wife; also King of Naples, Sicily and SpainPhilip
64%
Denmark1016–1035"the Great"Also King of Denmark and NorwayCnut
53%
Denmark1035–1040HarefootAlso King of Denmark and NorwayHarold Harefoot
50%
Wessex1042–1066"the Confessor"A confessor and saintEdward the Confessor
50%
Denmark1013–1014ForkbeardAlso King of Denmark and NorwaySweyn Forkbeard
39%
Wessex899–924"the Elder"Edward the Elder
39%
Anjou1170–1183"the Young King"Co-ruled with his father as Junior King (unnumbered)Henry the Young King
31%
Wessex959–975"the Peaceful" or "the Peaceable"Edgar the Peaceful
31%
Wessex975–978"the Martyr"Considered a martyr and saintEdward the Martyr
31%
Wessex1066"the Ætheling"Never crownedEdgar the Ætheling
31%
Wessex1016IronsideEdmund II
31%
Denmark1040–1042Also King of DenmarkHarthacnut
28%
Wessex939–946"the Elder", "the Deed-doer", "the Just", "the Magnificent"Edmund I
28%
Wessex924–939The first "King of the English" in 927Æthelstan
25%
Wessex955–959All-Fair or "the Fair"Eadwig
17%
Wessex946–955Eadred
14%

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