The only remaining English monarch . . .

Enter the only English or British monarch who fits the category and has not already appeared as an answer. Be sure to include the regnal number where appropriate (for example, the current king is Charles III and not just Charles). This includes all monarchs from William the Conqueror onwards and not disputed claimants.
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Last updated: March 29, 2023
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First submittedMarch 23, 2023
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The only remaining monarch...
To reign for more than 70 years
Elizabeth II
To be married six times
Henry VIII
To graduate from university
Charles III
To be publicly executed
Charles I
To be a member of the House of Blois
To be born in the Netherlands
William III
To be born to unmarried parents (this must be generally acknowledged)
William I
To reign for less than six months
Edward V
To be the 4th monarch in a row with the same regnal name
George IV
To claim the throne through Right of Conquest
Henry VII
To die before the age of 20
Edward VI
To reign in the 11th Century
William II
Never to marry
Elizabeth I
To be crowned King of France
Henry VI
To convert the country to a different religion
Mary I
To be deposed and later become monarch again
Edward IV
To have a co-regnant
Mary II
To rise to the throne by deposing the previous monarch
Henry IV
To be a member of the House of Lancaster
Henry V
To be born in Wales
Edward II
To be killed by a crossbow
Richard I
The only remaining monarch...
To reign for more than 60 years
To abdicate
Edward VIII
To be a member of the House of Normandy
Henry I
To be born in Scotland
James I
To be killed in battle
Richard III
To be a queen
To live to be older than 80
George III
To have a regnal name used by no other monarch
To succeed his grandfather as king
Richard II
To be the title character of a play written entirely or partially by William Shakespeare
Edward III
To ascend to the throne as a child
Henry III
To be King of Scotland before being King of England
Charles II
To become king when he was over 60 years old
William IV
Not to rise to the throne following the death of the previous monarch
George VI
To be deposed
James II
To appear in the film The King's Speech
George V
To be born in modern-day France
Henry II
Not to be the son of the previous monarch
George I
To be born outside of England
George II
To be a Catholic
Edward I
To be a monarch
Edward VII
Level 69
Mar 29, 2023
It's a great quiz, but definitely needs more time.
Level 70
Mar 29, 2023
Changed the time to 9 minutes. I don't want it to have too much time as I don't want it to be too easy to guess, but I agree 6 was probably too short
Level 88
Mar 29, 2023
Like this a lot, but I'd also like more time. Maybe 10 minutes?
Level 60
Mar 29, 2023
You should allow William Rufus for William Ii.
Level 70
Mar 29, 2023
The instructions say to include the regnal number, and the clue makes it easy to work out which regnal number William Rufus must have had.
Level 88
Apr 6, 2023
Great quiz!
Level 56
Apr 6, 2023
Excellent. I think the timing is about right - I missed three or four at the end which I would probably have got if I hadn't been panicking about the reducing time. All part of the fun!

Perhaps you want to do a super-hard one starting at King Egbert.....??

Level 66
Apr 12, 2023
Great quiz, Nominated. It takes some time to think of which George, Henry, and Edward!