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British History
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folder British Local History (32) folder English Civil War (3)
folder Great Fire of London (4) folder Norman Conquest (5)
folder Romans in Britain (4) folder Scottish History (22, 1 new)
folder Scottish Wars of Independence (2) folder The Anarchy (3)
category The Royal Family folder War of the Roses (5)
folder Welsh History (6)
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Raised in the 1660s

Meet Faith, a young girl growing up in London in the 1660s. Peek into her journal, and try to deduce what she's writing about.
Average
10 Q
leith90
Oct 05 09
9474 plays
2
The Tudors Re-Write History - Season II

Season Two of the lavish series Dr. David Starkey called "the randomized arrogance of ignorance." No need to watch. I give you a t.v. plot snippet - you say fact, fiction or something in between.
Difficult
20 Q
ignotus
Feb 25 09
3582 plays
3
Soldiers in Plays Like to Shakespeares

Modern newspaper editors like short, snappy headlines laced with puns. Just suppose they'd been around during the Tudor period. Here are 'headlines' from ten different decades of the sixteenth century. Which is which?
Average
10 Q
glendathecat
Aug 29 09
1863 plays
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Anglo-Saxon History for Dummies

So you think Anglo-Saxon history is little more than battles, bloodshed, and bullies? Well, so what?
Average
10 Q
Pagiedamon
Jan 26 09
4779 plays
5
England in 1000 A.D.

Do you know what Anglo-Saxon England was like in the year 1000 A.D.?
Tough
10 Q
pagiedamon
May 23 08
2520 plays
6
The Tudors Re-Write History - Season One

Season One of this lavish and entertaining series featured a plethora of bogus events, scenery and whatnot -- and a few nuggets of historical fact. How many mistakes did you spot?
Tough
25 Q
ignotus
May 22 08
2808 plays
7
Regency England: History and Culture

Are you well versed in England's Regency Period? Get a "10" on this quiz and earn your Regency scholarship award!
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Apr 30 05
4779 plays
8
1960s Britain

It was a momentous decade, which saw the mini skirt and The Beatles. That's not all that happened, though, so what else can you remember?
Average
10 Q
rossian
Dec 06 12
1674 plays
9
British History - What Happened Next?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of some of the causes and effects behind famous and/or peculiar moments of British history.
Average
10 Q
Fifiona81
Oct 29 13
1257 plays
10
The UK According to Whitaker: 1900

I've recently bought a facsimile reprint of Whitaker's Almanac (a British reference book) for 1900. From it I've culled the following ten questions about the UK at the end of the nineteenth century.
Average
10 Q
TabbyTom
Nov 04 07
2430 plays
11
Back to the Fifteenth Century

As usual, I am offering you one question per decade. The fifteenth century saw much upheaval, including the birth of the Tudor dynasty. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Mar 21 15
465 plays
12
The Victorian Underworld

The Victorian era was a confident, dynamic time - but there was a shadowy side away from the bright lights and technical innovations.
Average
10 Q
Flapjack44
Dec 04 06
5682 plays
13
Of Judges and Regicides

My guest, William Goffe, was one of 59 signatories of the death warrant for Charles I. He will quiz you regarding the actions of Charles I that led to this extreme expediency.
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Jan 23 05
1983 plays
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Vikings in England!

Did you know that England was conquered by foreigners twice in a span of 53 years? Yes, just a few decades before the Norman Conquest, England fell into the hands of the Vikings.
Difficult
10 Q
pagiedamon
Jun 22 08
1353 plays
15
British Abroad (1845-1865)

In my opinion, the most interesting period in British 19th century foreign policy was the twenty-year period between 1845 and 1865. This quiz will attempt to look at European and also some American issues through the eyes of Britain. I hope you enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
jonnowales
Jun 06 08
1434 plays
16
London Through the Centuries

London has been home to countless historic events during the past 1,000 years. But can you spot the odd one out in each of the last ten centuries?
Average
10 Q
stedman
Feb 02 15
408 plays
17
Chronology of English History: 1

The history of England is made up of many stories and legends that sometimes are believed to be just fables, but much of English history is true. Part one of three starts with the turning of the first millenia.
Average
10 Q
doomed
Sep 29 07
5256 plays
18
The Travails of the Union Jack

Journey through British history with the hapless Jack as he tests your knowledge of the controversies that plagued the noble Union Jack. (Militant mavens of political correctness may want to skip this one.)
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Sep 27 05
2025 plays
19
A Millennium of British History

Yes, that's a lot of history, so I've simplified it by writing only one question per century. The quiz starts in the 11th century and ends in the twentieth. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jul 12 10
2289 plays
20
Odd Man Out Tudor Style!

You have to find out what doesn't belong in each group of Tudor people and things.
Tough
20 Q
princess_1990
Apr 25 07
4146 plays
21
Georgians on My Mind

The Georgian era spanned five Kings and saw many changes. How much do you know about their reigns?
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Dec 25 12
519 plays
22
Britain in the 1950s

This quiz is about Britain and the British people during the 1950s.
Tough
15 Q
Big-al1st
Mar 20 07
3285 plays
23
Battles on British Soil

There have been quite a few battles on British soil, some well known, others not. This quiz will explore ten of them.
Tough
10 Q
romeomikegolf
Jan 17 10
771 plays
24
Britain in the 1960s

Continuing with the 1960s theme, see if you can remember some of the events that affected Great Britain during this period.
Difficult
15 Q
Big-al1st
Jul 01 07
3645 plays
25
Whose Reign Was It?

This quiz refers to events in the reigns of different English monarchs.
Average
15 Q
hj1
Oct 06 07
4716 plays
26
Back to the Eleventh Century

The eleventh century was a momentous one in the history of Britain - England in particular. The quiz covers some of the events and people, with one question per decade.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jan 17 15
309 plays
27
2000 Years of British History: I

The British Isles have a long and fascinating history dating back to prehistoric times. This part will explore the period from the Roman invasion until the beginning of the 18th century.
Tough
10 Q
romeomikegolf
Apr 06 10
1059 plays
28
British History

Since I got an A- in the class, I thought I'd make a quiz! This is mainly from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I.
Average
10 Q
ladymacb29
May 19 01
9141 plays
29
Back to the Seventeenth Century

The seventeenth century was a particularly turbulent one in British history. What can you remember about it? The quiz has one question for each decade.
Tough
10 Q
rossian
Feb 08 14
402 plays
30
Pot Pourri of English History

A general mix of English history.
Tough
10 Q
sunfloweruk23
Mar 12 03
6681 plays
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