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Born in Norfolk
"Ten questions about well-known people born in the East Anglian county of Norfolk. Hope you enjoyed the quiz. If so, then check out some of my others online."
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Which member of the British Royal Family was born in Norfolk in 1961?
Andrew, Duke of York
Diana, Princess of Wales
Sarah, Duchess of York
Sophie, Countess of Wessex
Lord Horatio Nelson is best remembered for his victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, in which he lost his life. In which year did this battle occur?
In which 1980s UK TV sitcom did an actress born in Norfolk play a character named Gladys Pugh?
'Never the Twain'
'Last of the Summer Wine'
The Norfolk-born journalist known affectionately as 'Blowers' is a loved and respected commentator on which sport?
Born in Norfolk in 1856, which author's novels include 'Cleopatra', 'She' and 'The Wizard'?
R. D. Blackmore
Jerome K. Jerome
G. K. Chesterton
H. Rider Haggard
Which multi-talented musician best known as the drummer with a leading rock group was born in Norfolk in 1949? He has also released five solo albums, the first of which was 'Fun in Space' in 1981, for which he wrote, sang, played guitar and drums.
Which former British Prime Minister and Chancellor, born in Houghton Hall in Norfolk, joined the House of Lords as the 1st Earl of Orford on his retirement as PM?
Sir Robert Walpole
Which Norfolk native won a gold medal a four consecutive Olympic Games?
Who was the Norfolk-born nurse and humanitarian who was executed in 1915 for helping Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium?
Norfolk-born actor Matthew Macfayden played Tom Quinn in which hit British TV series?
Ashes to Ashes
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