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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 (19)
folder Scottish Wars of Independence (2) folder The Anarchy (3)
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folder Welsh History (6)
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31
Pot Pourri of English History

A general mix of English history.
Tough
10 Q
sunfloweruk23
Mar 12 03
6639 plays
32
Another Millennium of British History

I persuaded Rossian to collaborate with me on a quiz as a follow-up to her super quiz, 'A Millennium of British History'. There's one question for each century of the first millennium CE. Enjoy! Cheers, Cymruambyth
Tough
10 Q
Cymruambyth
Jul 21 10
690 plays
33
Festival of Britain

The first in a series of quizzes based around items I have kept as souvenirs of various events over the years. First, a commemorative coin for The Festival of Britain.
Tough
10 Q
StarStruck60
Mar 08 10
468 plays
34
Life Was Cheap under the Tudors ...

Find out how wives, ministers and rivals met an untimely death under the Tudor dynasty - the heyday of monarchic absolutism in England.
Average
10 Q
tiffanysgal
Nov 27 03
5787 plays
35
British History II

...because you can never have enough. This covers mainly Elizabeth I's reign from 1558 to 1603.
Average
10 Q
ladymacb29
May 19 01
7374 plays
36
Remember, Remember ...

... the fifth of November / Gunpowder, treason and plot. / I see no reason why gunpowder treason / Should ever be forgot.
Difficult
10 Q
romeomikegolf
Oct 13 08
915 plays
37
The Battle of Bosworth Field

Bosworth Field was one of the most important and decisive battles in English history. This quiz will test your knowledge of the event and the people concerned.
Average
10 Q
romeomikegolf
Dec 19 05
1401 plays
38
Historic English Villages

Whether they are small or large, English Villages have played an important part in England historical, geographical and cultural development. This quiz is about ten such communities.
Average
10 Q
topblue
Mar 19 10
885 plays
39
The Peasants Are Revolting!

This quiz is all about the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 that forced England to reconsider the practicalities of its feudal system. Best of luck!
Tough
10 Q
KatieK54
Feb 04 11
405 plays
40
Social Struggles in 1840s Britain

At the heart of the industrial revolution, the 1840s also were a period of deep social unrest. Answer and find out about the workers' distress and the social thinkers of the period.
Tough
10 Q
tiffanysgal
Dec 01 03
1479 plays
41
Boudica's Rebellion

A little quiz about the mighty woman who rebelled against the Romans in Britain.
Average
10 Q
achilles42
Sep 24 07
837 plays
42
2000 Years of British History: 2

This second part will cover some of the significant events during the period from the beginning of the 18th century to the end of the 20th century.
Tough
10 Q
romeomikegolf
May 30 10
807 plays
43
Oddities From British History

It's often the silly little facts that get most of our attention in 'history', as any tourist guide may tell you.Just check your knowledge on some such 'odd facts' from British and occasionally Irish history.
Tough
10 Q
flem-ish
Nov 06 01
6669 plays
44
The British Crown Jewels

Kept safe in the Tower of London, What do you know about these priceless gems?
Tough
10 Q
smpdit
Feb 02 09
894 plays
45
British Battles

Identify the battle from the information given
Average
25 Q
se01dct
Apr 18 11
792 plays
46
Life in the The Royal Navy

A quiz about the Royal Navy and its customs in the second half of the 20th Century
Tough
10 Q
Bazzoomer
Jul 17 10
276 plays
47
Victoriana

Events and people that infuenced Victorian/Edwardian England. In the true tradition of British humor, there are a couple of leg pulls, just for fun.
Average
10 Q
Englizzie
May 08 09
1314 plays
48
Britain from 1945 to 1955

This quiz deals with the history of Britain in the first decade after Second World-War. A must for the true history-buff, Brit or otherwise..
Tough
20 Q
flem-ish
Jan 16 02
3153 plays
49
British Trade Union History

A few questions on the history of organized labour in Britain.
Difficult
10 Q
TabbyTom
Mar 19 02
717 plays
50
Elizabethan Times

Answer these questions about Elizabethan Times.
Average
10 Q
lovesmoodies
Aug 23 02
8850 plays
51
The Battle of Cable Street and Beyond

One Sunday afternoon in 1936, in an east London street, hundreds of people stood up to be counted and turn back Oswald Mosley's Fascist Blackshirt marchers. How much do you know about the extraordinary events of that day and its aftermath?
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Apr 01 11
162 plays
52
England in the 17th Century

Like the name suggests, a quiz about the 17th Century.
Average
20 Q
Louisa75
Oct 23 01
3111 plays
53
Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is a World Heritage site that stretches across Northern England. In an effort to consolidate his territories and restore order in the problematic areas of the north the Emperor Hadrian had the Wall built.
Difficult
10 Q
topblue
Nov 24 10
300 plays
54
More Oddities From British History

Of course history is about 'causes and effects', and evolutions on a broad basis and all that, but sometimes the details and the gossip are nice too. Here follow some such 'odd facts' from Britain's history.
Average
10 Q
flem-ish
Nov 07 01
5457 plays
55
The Gunpowder Plot

A brief quiz about the plot remembered in England with Bonfire Night each November.
Tough
5 Q
spanishliz
Apr 15 01
2058 plays
56
Snippets of English History

All the 'snippets' in this quiz are asssociated with a king or queen of England. See if you can make the right connections.
Average
10 Q
Jomarion
Nov 24 11
726 plays
57
English Canals

Ten questions concerning the history and use of artificial waterways in England.
Average
10 Q
Charlesw321
Jul 06 12
222 plays
58
Facts and Trivia from British History

This quiz is about well-known and less well-known facts from British History. Multiple Choice in all cases.
Average
10 Q
flem-ish
Sep 10 03
5127 plays
59
British History VI

From 1646 to 1660.
Tough
10 Q
ladymacb29
Nov 30 01
1902 plays
60
British History IX

From 1694 to 1715.
Tough
10 Q
ladymacb29
Feb 20 02
2556 plays
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