British History by Letter - P

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter P
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 8, 2021
First submittedFebruary 27, 2021
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Greek merchant explorer that produced the first written record of the inhabitants of Great Britain
Pytheas
Roman General who defeated Boudica's rebellion
Gaius Suetonius Paulinus
Group of Celtic speaking people who lived in Northeast Scotland and found conflict with both the Romans and Vikings
Picts
Patron saint who was taken as a slave to Ireland where he would later return as a man of god
St Patrick
Uprising led by Wat Tyler brought about by the social and economic aftermath of the Black Death against increased taxation and the common practice of serfdom
Peasant's Revolt
Royal house brought to an end by the War of the Roses
Plantagenet
England signs an alliance with this nation, believed to be the oldest still in force
Portugal
Husband of Mary I whose marriage brought into question the customs of marriage and inheritance held at the time
Phillip of Spain
English settlers who sailed from Plymouth aboard the Mayflower bound for North America
Pilgrim Fathers
London street believed to have been where the Great Fire of London began
Pudding Lane
Diarist whose first hand accounts gave great insight both into a number of key events of the mid 17th century
Samuel Pepys
Jane Austen novel following the life and character of Elizabeth Bennet
Pride and Prejudice
Event in which 18 people where killed when the household cavalry charged on a Manchester crowd protesting reform to parliamentary representation
Peterloo Massacre
Politician who founded the Metropolitan Police Force
Robert Peel
Debut novel of Charles Dickens published in issue
The Pickwick Papers
World's first adhesive postage stamp issued during the reign of Queen Victoria
Penny Black
A watershed moment in the history of Ireland, the failure of this crop and the British government led to a collapse of the population that has still yet to recover
Potato
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