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List of monarchs of the British Isles by cause of death - Wikipedia ...

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Those that died in battle either as the antagoniser or otherwise. ... killed when a cannon exploded while attacking one of the last Scottish ...

Lament for the last British king to be killed in battle - Telegraph

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Oct 3, 2009 ... SIR – While Richard III may have been the last English monarch to be slain in battle (report, September 28), he was certainly not the last British ...

Battle of Flodden: When kings were killed in battle - BBC News

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Sep 9, 2013 ... Giancarlo Rinaldi looks at the history of monarchs being killed in battle on the 500th anniversary of the last such death in Britain.

the last time a British king died in battle - The Guardian

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Sep 5, 2013 ... 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden - the last time a British king died in battle. James IV's crushing defeat is commemorated on both sides ...

Richard III reburial: 11 kings and queens who died a grisly death ...

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Mar 26, 2015 ... Being a king or queen in Britain used to be a dangerous business. As the ... ' Deaths in battle or at least at war have their own fascination – William the ... D95M06 Richard III (1452-85) king of England from 1483, last Yorkist ...

10 Unfortunate Fates of English Kings - Listverse

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Jun 8, 2010 ... A king's power depended on his ability to win battles and so gain land and ... the eight kings who ruled Northumbria between 600 and 700, six died in battle. ... The image of the last Anglo-Saxon King on the hill above Senlac, ...

British Royal Family History - Frequently Asked Questions

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The last British King to die in battle was James IV of Scotland killed at the Battle of Flodden Field in Northumberland on 9 September 1513 when the Scots ...

The British Kings That Died On The Toilet | Mental Floss UK

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You imagine the glorious deaths of English kings as being through battle, ... so well last time), his plan was to destabilise the English monarchy by assassinating  ...

The Last British King to Lead Troops & Die in Battle - Matt Limb ...

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Who was the last king to die in battle and why did he shout for a horse? ... James IV was killed in the battle, becoming the last monarch from the British Isles to ...

King George II Was The Last Monarch To Lead His Men Into Battle ...

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He was the last monarch to lead his troops into battle in 1743 at the Battle of Dettingen ... After Caroline's death, the bright and fashionable crowd was gradually ... George proved himself a good leader in battle and was the last British king to ...

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Checkmate – Which of History's Kings Died in Battle ...

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Jun 7, 2014 ... It's not clear how James, the last British king to fall in battle, was killed. However, a contemporary characterized him as reckless and foolhardy ...

war - When was the last time a reigning monarch personally ...

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Dec 3, 2014 ... In terms of an actual battle commander and fighter, the last "king" in Europe ..... and King George II of Great Britain (died 1760) also led in battle.

Who was Richard III - Last Plantagenet King to die in battle -Timeline ...

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On 22 August 1485, Richard was killed at Bosworth Field, the last English King to die in battle, thereby bringing to an end both the Plantagenet dynasty and the ...