British History 5
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What was the name of the wing of the National Gallery which opened in 1991 to house the Renaissance collection?
Which English king did not actually speak English?
What has been banned in the House of Commons since 1693?
With which industry were the 'Rainhill' trials of 1829 concerned?
Which Nobel Prize winning organisation was founded in London in 1961 by Peter Benenson?
Friends Services Council
Institute of International Law
International Labour Organisation
Henry VI of England was crowned king of which other European country in 1431?
Who was the founder of the Bank of England?
Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax
William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
What was the first pitched battle of the English Civil War?
Battle of Nantwich
Battle of Hastings
Battle of Rowton Heath
Battle of Edgehill
John Profumo was the Secretary of State of which department when he was forced to resign?
Trade and Industry
When was the first successful criminal conviction on the basis of fingerprint evidence?
Which English king was the first Prince of Wales?
Hever Castle in Kent was the childhood home of which historical figure?
Duke of Wellington
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