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Of the 2,550 sovereigns who have hitherto reigned,

300 have been overthrown.

134 have been assassinated.

123 have been taken captive in war.

108 have been executed.

100 have been slain in battle.

64 have been forced to abdicate.

28 have committed suicide.

25 have been tortured to death.

23 have become mad or imbecile.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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King’s Evil
King’s Keys
King’s Men
King’s Mess (The)
King’s Oak (The)
King’s Picture
King’s Quhair
King’s Cheese goes half in Paring
King’s Hanoverian White Horse (The)
King’s Own Scottish Borderers (The)
Kings, etc., of England
Kings have Long Hands
Kings may override Grammar
Kingly Titles
Kingdom Come
Kingsley’s Stand
Kingston Bridge
Kingston - on - Thames
Kingstown (Ireland)

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