8 Worst Monarchs in British History

Which British monarchs were the worst of the lot?

Jacob Wilkins

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A painting of King Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1537 (Wikimedia Commons)

Throughout history, Britain has experienced plenty of monarchs. Some of them were wise and courageous, whilst others were incompetent, cruel, or obsessed with their own personal pleasure.

Of course, there’s no consensus when it comes to the question of Britain’s worst monarch. But it’s…

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