English Cathedrals Quiz
A selection of ten English Cathedrals steeped in History. 10 Questions.
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Salisbury Cathedral built and consecrated 1220-1258, the Spire of Salisbury Cathedral is how tall in height?
Lincoln Cathedral built between 1088-1311, The Chapter House within the Cathedral once hosted a King and his Parliament, which King? Clue: he was murdered.
Canterbury Cathedral in 597AD there was a place of worship, however most of the main work was carried out between 1070-1077. Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered there, in what year?
Guildford Cathedral 1936-1961 the Diocese wanted a Cathedral from 1928, some of the work started in 1933 but delayed until 1936, what reason prevented Guildford Cathedral being operational until 1961?
Lack of interest
Quarreling over the design
The Second World War
The First World War
Winchester Cathedral's roots lay in the 7th Century, however between 1079-1093 the main construction was completed, what famous person is buried within Winchester Cathedral?
Exeter Cathedral 1112-1400, although from 1050 there has been a place of worship for the people of Exeter, who in the Royal Family takes a keen interest In Exeter Cathedral?
Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall
Prince Edward and The Duchess of Wessex
Chichester Cathedral 1075-1108 built and consecrated, on the Crenelated Turret by the base of the Spire are nesting birds, what type?
Norwich Cathedral 1096-1145, built and consecrated, the Cathedral incorporated what when it was built?
A Monastery of Benedictine Monks
A Poor House/Hospital
Gloucester Cathedral 1089-1499 building and consecrating this Cathedral took a long time, what Monarch is buried here?
Wells Cathedral 1176-1490 built and consecrated like Gloucester Cathedral it took a long time to build, but it once was described as the most what of English Cathedrals?
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