British History by Letter - R

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter R
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 6, 2022
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King of Gwynedd who provided stern resistance to Dane and Norse advancements in Wales
Rhodri Mawr
English meadow, noted for its association with the sealing of the Magna Carta
King of Scotland who led his men to victory against the English at the Battle of Bannockburn
Robert the Bruce
Legendary outlaw, adversary of the Sherriff of Nottingham and one of the best known characters of English folklore
Robin Hood
Series of wars fought between the Houses of Lancaster and York that saw the subsequent rise of the Tudor dynasty
War of the Roses
Last English King to die in battle, his body was later found in a Leicester car park
Richard III
English sailor and statesman who frequented the court of Elizabeth I, later executed by her successor James I to appease the Spanish
Walter Raleigh
Supporters of parliament and the puritan faction during the English Civil War
Term often given to the period of British rule on the Indian subcontinent
British Raj
Institution that produces coins for circulation in the United Kingdom, originally housed in the Tower of London and now headquartered in Glamorgan
Royal Mint
Founder of colonial-era Singapore who lends his name to the luxury hotel
Stamford Raffles
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