History of England

Can you answer these questions about the English history?
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What Lord Protector made England a republic?
Oliver Cromwell
Who was the first Norman king of England?
William the Conqueror
What Celtic queen of the Iceni tribe led an uprising against the Romans?
Boudica
What war did England fight with France between 1337–1453?
Hundred Years' War
The oldest surviving copy of what epic Old English poem was written in 1010?
Beowulf
Name either the father or the mother of Elizabeth I.
Henry VIII | Anne Boleyn
For what disease did Edward Jenner invent a vaccine?
Smallpox
What nickname was given to to the Richard I of England?
Lionheart
What novel was written by Jane Austen in 1813?
Pride and Prejudice
Which royal house won the War of the Roses?
House of York
What prehistoric monument in Wiltshire was constructed somewhere
between 3000 BC to 2000 BC?
Stonehenge
Who was the first English captain to circumnavigate the Earth?
Francis Drake
What English city was called "Aquae Sulis" by the Romans?
Bath
Which Scottish king became king of England and Ireland in 1603 - thus forming a
personal union of the three kingdoms?
James VI
What was invented by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1989?
World Wide Web
By what nickname was William Shakespeare sometimes known as?
The Bard
During what 1688 "revolution" was England invaded by the Dutch?
Glorious Revolution
What city's team won the 2016 Premier League despite 5000-1 odds?
Leicester
What English colony became known as the "Lost Colony" - due to the unexplained
disappearance of its population in 1590?
Roanoke
What event almost completely destroyed London in 1666?
Great Fire of London
On what sport did the Queensberry rules become generally accepted?
Boxing
What was the name of the civil war that took place in England between 1135–1153?
(hint: word for a stateless country)
The Anarchy
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