British History by Letter - F

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter F
Some answers may regard the histories of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland before the formation of the United Kingdom and Irish Independence
An attempt has been made to order questions chronologically where possible
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Last updated: November 15, 2022
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First submittedJune 16, 2021
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Largest battle fought between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland that saw King James IV the last monarch from the British Isles to die in battle
Battle of Flodden Field
Co-conspirator of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to assassinate King James I
Guy Fawkes
Novel authored by Mary Shelly, considered the first in the science-fiction genre
English scientist who established the basis for the concept of an electromagnetic field
Michael Faraday
Worlds first steam powered locomotive to reach a speed of 100mph
Flying Scotsman
Scottish microbiologist who discovered penicillin
Alexander Fleming
1982 war between the United Kingdom and Argentina
Falklands War
Level 72
Jun 14, 2022
The battle is usually just known as The Battle of Flodden… getting that sort of question wrong is a little annoying.