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European Monarchs

Descriptions of European Monarchs

Description of MonarchEuropean Monarchs
This Spanish King sent the Spanish Armada against England Phillip II
This English King plunged England in the English Civil War. Was beheaded in 1649 Charles I
Wars fought under this French King's rule include the Seven Year's War and the War of Austrian Succession. Famous for saying, " Apres moi, le deluge." or "After me, the flood." His mistresses included Madame di Pompidour and Madame du Barry. Louis XV
This Queen of Hungary and Bohemia ascended to the throne of the Holy Roman Empire in 1745. Her father Charles VI put her on the throne through the implementation of the Pragmatic Sanction. Maria Theresa
Plantagenet king who signed the Magna Carta in 1215. Brother of Richard the Lionhearted and son of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II. King John
English King who abdicated in 1936 to marry a commoner, Wallis Simpson. Edward VIII
English King who was the victor at the battle of Agincourt in 1415. Henry V
Holy Roman Emperor (1530-1556) and King of Spain who defeated the Ottomans at Vienna in 1529. Charles V
English King who was overthrown in the Glorious Revolution. James II
French King who was the only king of France to be sainted. Louis IX
English King who was also known as Longshanks. Ruled from 1272 - 1307 and was known as the "Hammer of the Scots." Edward (I) Longshanks
Current Spanish King who has ruled Spain since 1975. Juan Carlos
French King who was beheaded in 1793 during the French Revolution. Louis XVI
Last Saxon king who was killed in the Battle of Hastings in 1066 by William the Conqueror. He also fought his own brother, Tostig, and Harold Hardrada at the Battle of Stamford Bridge , which occurred 20 days before his demise. Harold II
Was crowned Emperor of the West by Leo III in 800. Was the son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon. His sons include Louis the Pious and Carloman. Charlemagne
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