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  • The average score is 16 of 26

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Hint Answer % Correct
AHarold Godwinson receives one of these to the eye at the Battle of HastingsArrow
89%
HLong series of conflicts with the French, even longer than its name suggestsHundred Years War
87%
FThe most well known member of the gunpowder plotters. Oddly, we still burn
an effigy of him every 5th of November
Guy Fawkes
86%
NThe worlds most famous alchemist, did some theorizing on gravity in his spare timeIsaac Newton
83%
BHitler only had one of these, according to a popular song of the timeBall
83%
IOne of Queen Victoria's titles: Empress of _____India
83%
OWilliam of _____, invaded England during the Glorious RevolutionOrange
76%
YMortal enemies of the House of LancasterHouse of York
74%
EEnglish trading company which ended up seizing control of vast areas of AsiaEast India Company
73%
ZCountry which was formerly the British colony of Southern RhodesiaZimbabwe
70%
SBeautiful water fowl; through some quirk of history the queen apparently owns themSwan
69%
GSite of a disastrous campaign against the Ottomans in WWIGallipoli
63%
WThis general did such a good job fighting Napoleon they made him a dukeDuke of Wellington
63%
KLand of the Mau Mau uprising, brutally put down by the BritishKenya
62%
MProprietors of a flying circus. "He's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy"Monty Python
59%
TBrilliant mathematician, code breaker, and computing pioneerAlan Turing
58%
RExplorer and tobacco cheer leader, favourite of Elizabeth ISir Walter Raleigh
58%
VHMS _______, admiral Nelsons flagship at TrafalgarVictory
56%
DBritish prime minister of 1874-1880, who thoroughly charmed queen VictoriaBenjamin Disraeli
55%
LThe remains of Richard III were found in a car park in this city in the MidlandsLeicester
55%
UAn 11cm high vessel which contains the ashes of English cricketUrn
54%
PUnconquerable bunch north of Hadrian's WallPicts
47%
JLewis Carroll poem "'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves. Did gyre and
gimble in the wabe"
Jabberwocky
46%
XColeridge poem: "In ______ did Kubla Khan, A stately pleasure-dome decree"Xanadu
43%
QBritish Marquess after whom the rules of boxing were namedQueensberry
34%
CThe Legions of York proclaim this man Roman EmperorConstantine
22%

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