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Nicknames of Monarchs Quiz


Nicknames

  1. The Lionheart
  2. Farmer George
  3. Lackland
  4. The Sailor King
  5. The Grandmother of Europe
  6. King of the Sea
  7. The Uncle of Europe
  8. Gloriana
  9. The Unready
  10. The Merry Monarch
  11. Longshanks
  12. Brandy Nan
  13. The Wisest Fool in Christendom
  14. Bolingbroke
  15. The Bastard
  16. Crookback
  17. Rufus
  18. The Nine Days Queen
  19. Curtmantle
  20. Old Coppernose
  21. The Boy King, also The Pious
  22. The Accountant, also The Huckster King

Answers:

  1. Richard I – The Lionheart
  2. George III – Farmer George
  3. John – Lackland (means without land)
  4. William IV – The Sailor King
  5. Queen Victoria - The Grandmother of Europe
  6. Edward III - King of the Sea
  7. Edward VII - The Uncle of Europe
  8. Elizabeth I - Gloriana
  9. Ethelred - The Unready
  10. Charles II – The Merry Monarch
  11. Edward I – Longshanks (long legs)
  12. Queen Anne - Brandy Nan
  13. James I – The Wisest Fool in Christendom
  14. Henry IV – Bolingbroke (Henry was born in Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire)
  15. William I – The Bastard (he was also known as The Conqueror)
  16. Richard III – Crookback
  17. William II – Rufus (the red)
  18. Lady Jane Grey – The Nine Days Queen.
  19. Henry II - Curtmantle (means, Short cloak)
  20. Henry VIII - Old Coppernose (after he issued cheap currency)
  21. Edward VI - The Boy King, or the Pious
  22. Henry VII - The Accountant, or The Huckster King