Four Kings

The History of the Four Kings (Livre des Quatre Rois). A pack of cards. In a French pack the four kings are Charlemagne, David, Alexander, and Caesar, representatives of the Franco-German, Jewish or Christian, Macedonian, and Roman monarchies.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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