British History by Letter - M

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter M
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 submittedFebruary 28, 2021
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Anglo-Saxon kingdom of England
Mercia
King of Scotland, later immortalised in a Shakespeare play
Macbeth
Empress and heir to the English throne who is deemed as a woman, 'unfit to rule'
Matilda
'Great Charter' signed by King John
Magna Carta
Largest battle of the English Civil War
Marston Moor
Scottish Queen forced to abdicate in favour of her infant son, later be executed by Elizabeth I of England
Mary Queen of Scots
Ship on which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth to North America
Mayflower
Scot who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie evade capture after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden
Flora Macdonald
City in Northern England credited as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution
Manchester
Police force founded by Robert Peel
Metropolitan Police
Kenyan war between British forces and indigenous rebels, many of whom would be later tortured
Mau Mau Uprising
Last Viceroy of India who oversaw the partition of India and Pakistan, later assassinated by the IRA
Lord Mountbatten
Founding treaty of the European Union, signed by the United Kingdom in 1992
Maastricht Treaty
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