HyperDic: king_of_great_britain

English > 1 sense of the expression King of Great Britain:
NOUNperson King of Great Britain, King of Englandthe sovereign ruler of England
English > King of Great Britain: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe sovereign ruler of England.
SynonymKing of England
InstancesCanute, Cnut, Knut, Canute the Greatking of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him
Charles, Charles I, Charles Stuartson of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland
Charles, Charles IIKing of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
EdgarThe younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy
Edward, Edward IKing of England from 1272 to 1307
Edward, Edward IIKing of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I
Edward, Edward IIIson of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377
Edward, Edward IVKing of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483
Edward, Edward VKing 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)
Edward, Edward VIKing of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553
Edward, Edward VII, Albert EdwardKing of England from 1901 to 1910
Edward, Edward VIII, Duke of WindsorKing of England and Ireland in 1936
Edward the Confessor, Saint Edward the Confessor, St. Edward the Confessorson of Ethelred the Unready
Edward the Martyr, Saint Edward the Martyr, St. Edward the MartyrKing of England who was a son of Edgar
Edwy, EadwigKing of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)
George, George IElector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
George, George IIKing of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
George, George IIIKing of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820
George, George IVKing of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830
George, George VKing of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936
George, George VIKing of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947
Harold I, King Harold I, Harold Harefoot, Harefootillegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)
Harold II, King Harold IIKing of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs
Henry I, Henry BeauclercKing of England from 1100 to 1135
Henry IIFirst Plantagenet King of England
Henry IIIson of King John and king of England from 1216 to 1272
Henry IV, Bolingbroke, Henry BolingbrokeThe first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413
Henry Vson of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422
Henry VIson of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461
Henry VII, Henry TudorFirst Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509
Henry VIIIson of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547
James, James I, King James, King James IThe first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625
James, James IIThe last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland
John, King John, John Lacklandyoungest son of Henry II
Richard I, Richard Coeur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart, Richard the Lion-Heartedson of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199
Richard IIKing of England from 1377 to 1399
Richard IIIKing of England from 1483 to 1485
William I, William the Conquerorduke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England
William II, William RufusThe second son of William the Conqueror who succeeded him as King of England (1056-1100)
William III, William of OrangeKing of England and Scotland and Ireland
William IV, Sailor KingKing of England and Ireland
Broaderking, male monarch, RexA male sovereign
SpanishRey de Gran Bretaña, Rey de Inglaterra

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