We asked you to come up with something appropriately witty for this image of Christian I of Denmark, taken from our article on the Battle of Brunkeberg, from the December 2022/January 2023 issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:
‘After little success Christian wondered whether it was time to change his dating profile picture’ – Roger Pennyballs
‘I can’t smile, I lost the battle and my teeth’ – Pete Mcnutt
‘Even a new selfie stick couldn’t make Christian I smile in photos’ – David Montgomery
‘Was that the battle of Drunkenberg?’ – Leslie Quilter
I can’t smile, I lost the battle and my teeth.
Was that the battle of drunkenberg?
Coming four hundred years before the camera, Christian’s invention of the selfie-stick wasn’t the success he had hoped for.
Christian couldn’t afford a blue tick so he settled for a brown cross.
After little success Christian wondered whether it was time to change his dating profile picture.
‘I hope I won’ be targeted by the Just Stop Oil protesters.’
Ken Dodd’s prototype tickling stick was not a success …
Sorry, Your Majesty, but all passport photographs must have a light coloured background
Christian I was Denmark’s favourite comedian until Sandi Toksvig stole the title
turn that frown upside down they say .not ruddy likely.
Hamlet may have been a Prince of Denmark, but he was actually only a little pig
Take care when you toast crumpets on an open fire……eyebrows will disappear.
“I didn’t ask for this”, “momma made me do it”.
“It’s lonely at the top”
Onward Christian soldiers marching as to war……….
Piles of treasure or just, um, Piles.
You’d look like this if you were forced to attend a Michael McIntyre show.
I’ve been hanging outside this pub for over eighty years and quite frankly I”m bored.
Christian wasn’t too pleased when he drew out Costa Rica for the World Cup Sweepstake.
‘ I had a Danish for lunch, and it keeps repeating on me. I had a Danish for lunch… See
what I mean?’
Before I married it was wine, women and song, now it is, whine, whine, whine!
When you grow too old to scream, I’ll have you to dismember!
Well, that’s the last time I’m playing ‘Pin the Tail on the Donkey’ with you
The food you eat is fit for a king. (whistle) Here King! Come on boy!
If it were not for my handsome features, i”d be nowhere!
Can I stop smiling now? My face is starting to freeze up.
After Denmark’s exit from the World Cup, Christian I got his punishment stick ready to great the team on their return home.
Even a new selfie stick couldn’t make Christian I smile in photos.
A very sad King Christian I lost his bid to be the new King of Hearts.
If I have to hold this stick much longer I am going to put up your a——-