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British History A-Z Picture Quiz

Identify these notable people, places and events in British history
Some answers may regard the histories of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland before the formation of the United Kingdom
All images are also the thumbnails of each quiz in the British History by Letter series
Quiz by J0360299
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Last updated: June 7, 2022
First submittedJune 10, 2021
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Average score65.4%
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A - Battle
B - Celtic Queen
C - Explorer
D - Naturalist
E - Tudor Queen
F - Gunpowder Conspirator
G - Overseas Territory
H - Roman Frontier
I - Gained Independence 1922
J - Physician
K - Military Leader
L - Medieval King
M - Northern City
N - Admiral
O - University
P - Postage Stamp
Q - Mary Stuart
R - Scottish King
S - Nurse
T - Prime Minister
U - Soldier
V - British Monarch
W - Architect
X - Colonial War
Y - Eboracum
Z - Former Colony
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Level 73
Jun 22, 2021
I think "unknown soldier" or just "unknown", considering that "soldier" is already given should be accepted for the unknown warrior. A great quiz nonetheless!
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Level 64
Jun 22, 2021
Great quiz. Well done. Completely agree with the comment above and suggest you allow simply unknown. Nominated.
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Level 66
Jun 22, 2021
Enjoyed this, thanks! I did raise an eyebrow at Mary Queen of Scots against Q… and Lionheart counting for L… probably just sour grapes though!
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Level 72
Jun 22, 2021
I tried "Queen Mary" for Q and it didn't work, kinda disappointed, otherwise it's a great quiz.
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Level 65
Jun 22, 2021
Great quiz, just to let you know if you hadn't noticed, Edward Jenner's name is written on his picture
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Level 65
Nov 1, 2021
And "Irish Free State" is written on the passport
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Level 56
Nov 1, 2021
Both Edward Jenner, and the Irish Free State are included as words in the images! Folk will assume the latter can't be an answer since it's already there! Incidentally the island of Ireland was 'partitioned' but the Free State was only one side of that, partitioned OFF. Imprecise.
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Level 53
Apr 19, 2022
Yes, I thought that... the north has never been part of the Irish Free State, and "Ireland" doesn't work (would be too easy I suppose).

I really enjoyed the quiz though - nominated.

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Level 59
Nov 2, 2021
Nice one. As a Scot, I like to point out to the English that Manchester is in the south of Britain. "The North" is a pretty common term, though, so it's okay.
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Level 70
Jun 14, 2022
As an person living in Kent I can tell you that anything above Watford Gap Service Station is “The North.” And the Midlands is Tottenham Court Rd. He’s just grumpy because it’s freezing “beyond the wall” and those white-walkers have been causing a bloody nuisance of late…
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Level 68
Jun 14, 2022
Since almost every other answer is a single word, I'd rewrite Q to "Mary _____ __ _____" or something similar to suggest its a multi-word answer.

I'd agree with others who point out that any part of the answer shouldn't be legible in its image. That would also include "Penny" in "Penny Black".

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Level 67
Jun 21, 2022
Nice mix of easy and not so easy. Surprised more people didn't get the ones where the answer when it was sitting right there. Wondered what non-English king began with L without thinking of Richard.