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Nicknames of British Monarchs
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Which King of England reigned 871 to 899 was known as "The Great" for his defence of England against invading Danes and Vikings
Which King of England reigned 978 to 1016 became known as “The Unready” due an incorrect translation of "Good Counsel"
Which King of England reigned 1189 to 1199 was known as “The Lionheart”, because of his reputation as a military leader
Which King of England reigned 1272 to 1307 was nicknamed “Longshanks”, because of his above-average height
Which Queen of England reigned 1558 to 1603, was referred to as “The Virgin Queen"
Which Queen of England reigned 1553 to 1558, is known as the "Bloody" queen
Which King of England reigned 1651 to 1685, partly in exile, was known as “The Merry Monarch” due to his hedonism
Which King reigned 1760 to 1820, was nicknamed “Farmer” due to his preference for a frugal lifestyle on his country estates

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