Lancashire County Quiz

Can you guess the answers to these questions regarding the traditional ceremonial county of Lancashire, the red rose county?
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Last updated: January 20, 2021
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Current Duke of Lancaster, holder of one of the two remaining royal duchies in England
Queen Elizabeth II
Largest city, having only received the status as recently as 2002
Preston
Victorian era seaside landmark inspired by the Eiffel Tower
Blackpool Tower
Emerging as a major industrial region, by the 1830s Lancashire processed 85% of the worlds what
Cotton
Town most often associated with Black Pudding otherwise known as 'blood sausage'
Bury
Subject to significant boundary reforms in 1974, parts of the county where divided to form which additional metropolitan areas
Greater Manchester
Merseyside
In addition to the answers above, Lancashire currently borders which three other counties
Cumbria
North Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
First English Monarch from the House of Lancaster, reigning from 1399 - 1413
Henry IV
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) that contains the geographical centre of Great Britain
Forest of Bowland
Site of the 1612 witch trials, among the most famous in English history, also located in the area above
Pendle Hill
Lancashire constituency of the current Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP
Chorley
Usually consisting of lamb or mutton, gravy and onions topped with sliced potatoes and served with pickled red cabbage, what is often considered our 'national' dish
Lancashire Hotpot
Prominent in the formation of the English Football League in 1888, six of the twelve founding members where from the county. Name them
Accrington
Blackburn Rovers
Bolton Wanderers
Burnley
Everton
Preston North End
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