British History by Letter - W

Can you guess the answers relating to British History that start with the letter W
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: June 19, 2022
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First submittedMay 30, 2020
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Anglo-Saxon kingdom of England
Defeated Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings
William the Conqueror
Site where all coronations of English and British monarchs have been held since 1066
Westminster Abbey
Region of Great Britain conquered by Edward I in 1283
Scot that defeated the English at the Battle of Stirling Bridge
William Wallace
Leader of the Peasants' Revolt
Wat Tyler
St Paul's Cathedral, the tallest building in London until 1967 is designed and completed by this architect
Christopher Wren
First Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain
Robert Walpole
Duke of Wellington that defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo
Arthur Wellesley
Hull born politician that led the movement to abolish slavery throughout the British Empire
William Wilberforce
District of London home to the world's oldest tennis tournament, first held in 1877
American divorcee whose marriage to then King Edward led to a constitutional crisis
Wallis Simpson
Football stadium where England beat West Germany in the 1966 World Cup
Invented by computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee
World Wide Web
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