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British History by Letter - L

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter L
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
First submittedMarch 1, 2021
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Latin name given to the city of London, founded by the Romans
Londinium
Island in the North Sea, an important centre of Celtic Christianity targeted by Vikings during the 8th century
Lindisfarne
Last sovereign Prince of Wales before its conquest by Edward I of England
Llywelyn ap Gruffyd
One of the few Kings of England more commonly remembered by his epithet
Richard the Lionheart
Powerful weapon used by English and Welsh soldiers at the Battle of Agincourt
Longbow
English royal house, a belligerent of the War of the Roses
Lancaster
City where the body of King Richard III was found buried under a car park
Leicester
Battle that saw Mary Queen of Scots captured and forced to abdicate in favour of her infant son
Battle of Langside
Title given to Oliver Cromwell as head of state following the English Civil War
Lord Protector
Surgeon who championed the use of carbolic acid as an antiseptic
Joseph Lister
Explorer who sought to find the source of the River Nile
David Livingstone
Belfast born author of The Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis
Town in Scotland where the wreckage of Pam Am Flight 103 crashed after a bomb was detonated aboard, killing 270
Lockerbie
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