History of York

Answer these questions about the city of York, UK.
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Last updated: October 1, 2017
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What was the Roman name of York?
What was the Viking name of York?
What is the name of the keep of the medieval Norman castle?
Clifford's Tower
Which king rebuilt the above in stone in the 13th century?
Henry III
What were the Castle Museum buildings formerly used as?
A prison
What name beginning with M refers to the cathedral?
What style of architecture does the above represent?
Which is the most famous medieval street in the city?
The Shambles
What was the name of the religious plays put on by the guilds?
Mystery Plays
Which famous terrorist was born in York in 1570?
Guy Fawkes
Which famous highwayman was hanged in York in 1739?
Dick Turpin
Who was known as the "Railway King"?
George Hudson
Which Quaker family founded a famous chocolate brand in York?
The Rowntrees
Which York-born physician famously investigated the causes of cholera?
John Snow
For which war was the Holgate bunker built?
Cold War
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