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English/British History

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Last updated: June 3, 2014
First submittedApril 2, 2014
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Mary I belonged to which Royal House?
Tudor
What Century was the English Civil War?
17th
Elizabeth I ascended the throne in which century
16th
Queen Mary ruled with King _______
William
The Gunpowder plot was in what year?
1605
The key protaginist was _____ _____
Guy Fawkes
The plot was targeting King ______
James I
Which battle did Henry VII win in 1485?
Battle of Bosworth
Who lost the battle?
Richard III
What house did the loser belong to?
York
What is the Document that forms the basis of the English legal system?
Magna Carta
What year was it first created?
1215
What year did Queen Victoria die?
1901
Which monarch took over from her?
Edward VII
How many years did Queen Victoria reign?
63
Motte and ______; favoured by King William I
Bailey
What year was the British Commonwealth created?
1926
Year of Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee
1977
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Answer
Famous engagement of the Zulu war. ______ Drift.
Rorke's
Year of the Battle of Trafalgar
1805
Prime Minister, owned Chatsworth house in Derbyshire. Duke of D__________
Devonshire
Famous confectionary producer in York, a Quaker and patron of a pressure group fighting against poverty.
Joseph Rowntree
Lost general election in 1945
Winston Churchill
Key Suffolk export in the late middle ages, producing huge wealth for the region.
Wool
Type of boot, prime minister.
Wellington
Year of the act of Union between England and Scotland
1707
Most powerful city in England during the medeival period
London
Second most powerful city in England during the medeival period
York
Wife of Henry VIII
Catherine of Aragon
Wife of Henry VIII
Anne Boleyn
Wife of Henry VIII
Jane Seymour
Wife of Henry VIII
Anne of Cleves
Wife of Henry VIII
Kathryn Howard
Wife of Henry VIII
Katherine Parr
Ruled England for 9 days, named as Edward VI successor
Lady Jane Grey
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level 46
May 13, 2014
Just wanted to make a quick comment. Queen Victoria reigned for 63 years not 64. She was in her 64th year but she died in Jan 1901 and would have had to make it to May to make 64 years.
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level 28
Jun 3, 2014
All updates completed :)
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level 38
Jul 29, 2015
Queen Mary II ruled with William, not Queen Mary. Mary was married to the king of Spain, which caused all sorts of issues.
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level 35
Nov 6, 2015
Firstly you need to specify which Queen Mary, as Mary 1 ruled as co monarch with Philip 2 of Spain, and secondly Gut Fawkes was not a protagonist, he was an antagonist and a terrorist
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level 22
Jun 8, 2017
Could the Queen Mary question be made a little clearer? One might mistake the answer for the consort of Mary Tudor and go for Philip II of Spain. A trap which I, myself, fell into!
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level 4
May 21, 2018
A number of mistakes on this quiz, is it possible to amend these flaws