History 1

Published: Sunday 25th April 2010
  1. What publication recorded the work of the great survey of England completed in 1086 by William I?
  2. Which famous explorer sailed in "The Pelican"?
  3. Which Archbishop of Canterbury murdered in 1170 was made a Saint in 1173?
  4. Which territory was ceded to Britain under the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht, although the sovereignty has been long contested by Spain?
  5. What was the last battle of the English Civil War in 1651?
  6. Which organisation was founded by William Booth in 1865?
  7. What famous work of art depicts events at the Battle of Hastings?
  8. What started on Pudding lane in 1666?
  9. In which English city did the "Peterloo Massacre" take place in 1819?
  10. At which battle of the War of the Roses was Richard III killed?
  11. What was the name of the early steam locomotive built by Robert Stephenson?
  12. In which Lancashire town was the Cooperative movement founded?
  13. With which country did Britain fight "The War of Jenkins' Ear"?
  14. What were the activists who destroyed mechanised looms in the 19th century called?
  15. How long did "The Hundred Years War" last?
  16. The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo, in which modern country is the site of the battle?
  17. Founded in the 12th century, which is England's oldest university?
  18. Which side did Britain support in the US civil war?
  19. In which year was the death penalty abolished in the UK?
  20. Which war began on 10th October 1899?
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