British History by Letter - T

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter T
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 submittedMarch 2, 2021
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According to legend, this castle on the Cornish coast was the birthplace of King Arthur
Tintagel Castle
Construction of the White Tower at this fortification began under William the Conqueror
Tower of London
English-Welsh royal house that rose to power in the wake of the War of the Roses
Tudor
Elizabeth I gave this famous speech in the face of the Spanish Armada “I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a King of England too"
Tilbury Speech
Popular commodity that arrives in Britain for the first time
Tea
Battle during Napoleonic Wars that saw Admiral Horatio Nelson fatally wounded
Battle of Trafalgar
19th century landscapist, considered one of the greatest British artists of all time
JWM Turner
Former Poet Laureate who penned 'Charge of the Light Brigade'
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Passenger liner sunk after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage
RMS Titanic
Mathematician instrumental in breaking the German Enigma code, prosecuted and later pardoned for 'gross indecency' regarding his homosexuality
Alan Turing
First female Prime Minister commonly referred to as the 'Iron Lady'
Margaret Thatcher
Period of violence in Northern Ireland between largely Protestant unionists and Catholic nationalists
The Troubles
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