Saxon and Viking Kings of England

How many of the Saxon and Viking kings of England from the year 890 onwards can you name?
Some have their cognomens (nicknames) to give you a hand.
The three Edwards are written in. Give their nicknames instead.
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Last updated: February 15, 2022
First submittedApril 17, 2020
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Answer
"The Great"
Alfred
Edward I
The Elder
 
Æthelstan
"The Just"
Eadmund
 
Eadred
"The Fair"
Eadwig
"The Peaceable"
Eadgar
Edward II
the Martyr
"The Unready"
Æthelred
"Forkbeard"
Sweyn
"Ironside"
Eadmund
 
Cnut
"Harefoot"
Harold
 
Harthacnut
Edward III
the Confessor
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Level 37
May 1, 2020
Nice quiz, hope it get featured.

For me the kings of England, especially the Danish/ Norse ones, are fascinating.

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Level 49
Feb 13, 2021
Really cool quiz!
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Level 54
Feb 16, 2021
Nice Quiz!
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Level 34
Feb 26, 2021
Love the quiz. I prefer post-1066 medieval history, but love all English history, brilliant quiz!
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Level 70
Feb 14, 2022
Are you sure I can't have Sven for forkbeard? Couldn't remember how to spell Sweyn
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Level 52
Feb 15, 2022
Good point. Thanks!
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Level 66
Apr 5, 2022
I've usually seen it spelled "Svein", but I was able to figure it out
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Level 52
Apr 6, 2022
No bother - I'll add it.
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Level 85
Feb 15, 2022
It would be nice to have the dates of their reigns as well.
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Level 66
Apr 5, 2022
Great quiz! Clearly I don't remember as many as I thought. Also, where's my boy Harold II?
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Level 52
Apr 6, 2022
Oh yes, good point. Unfortunately I can't find how to edit the quiz, which is a bit of a problem :-S I'll work it out and put him in.