Statistics for British Monarchy Causes of Death

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ExampleHintCause of Death% Correct
Harold Godwinson, William I the Conqueror, Richard IIIThe preferred death for a vikingBattle wounds
89%
Edward the Confessor, Henry II, Henry III, Edward II, Edward IV, Henry VIII, James I, Anne, George I, George II, George III...The good old fashioned way.Natural Causes
85%
Henry VI (potentially), Edward V (potentially), Lady Jane Grey, Charles IIf your murder is ordered by an official government body, they don't call it murder.Execution
81%
George VWhen your life is cut short to prevent further suffering.Euthenasia
70%
Richard IIEven kings need to eat.Starvation
69%
Mary IISome consider this disease to be the worst of all time. It was also the first one vaccinated against, and the only to be eradicated.Smallpox
67%
William IISome say Walter Tirel mistook William II for a deer or a boar.Shot by an Arrow
66%
Mary I, Edward VIIIPerhaps today's most infamous disease, really an umbrella term for many different types.Cancer
64%
Richard the Lionhearted, Henry VIIIIf only they had antibiotics back in the day.Infection
62%
James IIWhen blood goes to places in your head that it shouldn't go to.Brain Haemorrhage
58%
Henry VArmor is heavy and gets hot when worn under the sun all day.Heatstroke
54%
Henry IVJesus was the only one able to cure this disease until modern doctors figured it out. Henry IV knew neither.Leprosy
39%
Henry VII, Edward VI, William of Orange, Edward VII (among other things)Every king needs to breathe.Respiratory Disease
35%
Charles IIIn the old days, doctors sometimes caused more harm than good.Medical Malpractice
33%
Elizabeth IMental health can have a very real effect on one's physical health.Melancholy
30%
Eadred, Stephen of Blois, John, Edward IDrink bad water and die of dehydration. Eat bad food and starve.Digestive Disease
29%
Henry IThe lamprey that broke the king's stomachOver Eating
16%
HarthacnutEverything's all fun and games until the king drops his glass and collapses.Alcohol Poisoning
14%

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