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British History by Letter - H

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter H
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: December 7, 2021
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Fortification that stood at the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire
Hadrian's Wall
Coalition of Scandinavian warriors that sought to invade and conquer the Kingdoms of England
Great Heathen Army
Scots word for New Year celebrations, its origins derived from Norse and Gaelic customs
Hogmanay
King of Norway defeated by Harold Godwinson at the battle of Stamford Bridge
Harald Hardrada
Battle that began the Norman conquest of England and the last successful invasion of Britain
Battle of Hastings
Campaign waged by William the Conqueror to subjugate northern England, deemed by modern scholars as a genocide
Harrying of the North
Series of wars in Western Europe fought primarily between the French and English royal houses lasting over a century
Hundred Years War
English King who defeated the French at the battle of Agincourt
Henry V
Stately residence given to Henry VIII by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
Hampton Court Palace
Wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on the grounds of adultery
Catherine Howard
Royal house that ended with the death of Queen Victoria
Hanover
Belfast shipyard that built the RMS Titanic
Harland & Wolff
Archaeologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922
Howard Carter
The transfer of sovereignty of this city to China in 1997 is considered by many to mark the end of the British Empire
Hong Kong
2 Comments
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Level 78
Feb 27, 2021
Hinduisim?
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Level 79
Jul 26, 2021
Howard Carter should be under C.