British History by Letter - D

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter D
Some answers may regard the histories of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland before the formation of the United Kingdom and Irish Independence
An attempt has been made to order questions chronologically where possible
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Last updated: March 7, 2021
First submittedMay 30, 2020
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High ranking religious leaders among the Celtic social classes
Druid
Great Survey of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 on the orders of William the Conqueror
Domesday Book
Title granted to Henry VIII for his book, Assertio Septem Sacramentorum, which affirmed the supremacy of the Pope before his eventual break with Rome
Defender of the Faith
Set of administrative and legal processes by which Henry VIII disbanded the monasteries and disposed of their assets
Dissolution of the Monasteries
Captain of the Golden Hind who circumnavigated the globe
Sir Francis Drake
Naturalist who published his theory of evolution in his 1859 book, On the Origin of Species
Charles Darwin
Author who's literary success began with the serial publication of The Pickwick Papers
Charles Dickens
The only British Prime Minister to have been of Jewish birth
Benjamin Disraeli
City that became the capital of the Irish Free State in 1922
Dublin
Also known as the Normandy Landings, this was the largest seaborne invasion in history
D-Day Landings
The replacement of pounds, shillings and pence with a currency worth a hundred 'new pence' to the pound
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May 31, 2020
Good quiz. Suggestions: there are a few grammatical errors in the questions. A "social class" would be druid, not druids. The Domesday Book was a book, not a survey. The title "defender of the faith" was applied to Henry 8th, not to a book.