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Several sovereigns and monarchs had a byname. A byname is a secondary name.       

Peter I was Tsar of Russia 1682 to 1725. He was called Peter the Great.       

Duarte I was King of Portugal 1433 to 1438. He was called the Eloquent.       

Louis XV ruled as King of France from 1715 to 1774. He was known as Louis the Beloved (Louis le bien aimé).
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Edward the VII of Britain (1901-1910) was called Edward the Peacemaker
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  Quote Centrix Vigilis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03-Jun-2015 at 18:43
William 'the Lion'. Scotland.

Edward 'the Confessor'. England.

Cnut 'the Great'. England-Denmark.

William 'the Conquer'. England-Normandy.

Louis 'the Pious'. Aquitaine-Franks-Holy Roman Empire.


Alfred 'the Great'. Wessex-Anglo Saxons.


Ivan 'the Terrible'. GP of Moscow-Czar of Russia.


Vlad 'the Impaler'. Prince of Wallachia.



The list is damn near endless..and I haven't even mentioned the orient.

Alexander 'the Great'. Macedonia-Greece and half the damn known world.

etc.etc.etc.



But less well know altho... undoubtedly standing with those above is:



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Philip III of Spain was King from 1598 to 1621. He was called Felipe the Pious.     

Magnus Olafsson was King of Norway 1035-1047 and King of Denmark 1042-1047. He was known as Magnus the Good.
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King Philip I of France reigned 1060 to 1108. He was called Philip the Amorous.     

William II was King of Sicily from 1166 to 1189. He was known as William the Good.     

John VI was Duke of Brittany from 1399 to 1442. He was referred to as John the Wise.
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Pepin was King of the Franks from 751 until 768. He was known as Pepin the Younger and Pepin the Short.       

King Louis X of France reigned 1314 to 1316. He was called Louis the Quarreler (Louis le Hutin).
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  Quote J.A.W. Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15-Jun-2015 at 22:56
Attila the Hun, - 'Scourge of God.';
Eric Bloodaxe, King Of Norway;
Mary Tudor, Queen of England - 'Bloody Mary.';
Louis XIV, King of France - 'Sun King.'


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Robert I was the Duke of Normandy from 1027 until 1035. He was called Robert the Magnificent (le Magnifique).       

Henrique I was King of Portugal from 1578 to 1580. He was also a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was known as Henry the Chaste.
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King John of England lost the Angevin lands in France to a triumph King Philip II in 1204. The magnificent Angevin Empire was gone.    
With this loss, the barons coined another nickname for John: 'Softsword'.
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Before that and prior to assumption he was John "Lackland".
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Otto I was the Duke of Saxony from 880 to 912. He was called the Illustrious (der Erlauchte).     

Henry VI was the Duke of Bavaria from 1026 to 1042. He was known as Henry the Black and Henry the Pious. Later Henry was elected as Holy Roman Emperor Henry III.
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King William IV of Great Britain was known as Silly Billy.      
He was known as Silly Billy when he was the Duke of Clarence.     
It was said that during a royal visit to the Bedlam hospital for lunatics, one of the inmates had pointed to Prince William, the Duke of Clarence, and shouted, "Silly Billy! Silly Billy!"
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Mstislav I Vladimirovich was the Grand Prince of Kiev from 1125 to 1132. He was known as Mstislav the Great.
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John I was Lord of Mecklenburg from 1234 until 1264. He was nicknamed the Theologian.     

Henry II was Lord of Mecklenburg from 1287 until 1329. He was nicknamed the Lion.
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