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1. Which English monarch took part in the meeting with Francis I of France, known as "The Field of the Cloth of Gold"?
2. What did John Harrison (1693-1760) invent?
3. Who wrote the books "Songs of Innocence" and "Songs of Experience"?
4. This "Man For All Seasons" was Lord Chancellor of England from 1529-1532 and was beheaded on the orders of King Henry VIII in July 1535.
5. Sir Steve Redgrave won a gold medal at five consecutive Olympic games. For which sport were these awarded?
6. Boudica, leader of the Iceni tribe, is famous for her revolt against the Roman occupation. Who was the Roman Emperor at the time of her revolt in AD 60/61?
7. Who emigrated to America in 1774, where he produced the pamphlet "Common Sense", supporting American independence from Britain?
8. Who became the first English football player to score a goal in three different World Cup tournaments when he scored against Ecuador in 2006?
9. Five comedians were honoured by having their caricatures printed on postage stamps in 1998. They were Tommy Cooper, Les Dawson, Joyce Grenfell, Peter Cook and who else?
10. Group Captain Leonard Cheshire's name lives on in The Leonard Cheshire Foundation, which cares for disabled and terminally ill people. However, during World War II he was present at which historic event?
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