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Definition 1: the sovereign ruler of England - [noun denoting person]

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(king of great britain is a kind of ...) a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

(... is an instance of king of great britain) first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422; reopened the Hundred Years' War and defeated the French at Agincourt (1387-1422)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of King John and king of England from 1216 to 1272; his incompetence aroused baronial opposition led by Simon de Montfort (1207-1272)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) first Plantagenet King of England; instituted judicial and financial reforms; quarreled with archbishop Becket concerning the authority of the Crown over the church (1133-1189)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England and Scotland and Ireland; he married the daughter of James II and was invited by opponents of James II to invade England; when James fled, William III and Mary II were declared joint monarchs (1650-1702)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) the second son of William the Conqueror who succeeded him as King of England (1056-1100)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) duke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England; he defeated Harold II at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and introduced many Norman customs into England (1027-1087)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1483 to 1485; seized the throne from his nephew Edward V who was confined to the Tower of London and murdered; his reign ended when he was defeated by Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field (1452-1485)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1377 to 1399; he suppressed the Peasant's Revolt in 1381 but his reign was marked by popular discontent and baronial opposition in British Parliament and he was forced to abdicate in 1399 (1367-1400)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) the younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)

(... is an instance of king of great britain) king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)

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