The C's in England

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Can you name the people, places and events of England that begin with the letter 'C'?

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Which famous comedian of silent films was born in East Street, Walworth, South London on 16th April 1889?
What is the name of the guitarist nicknamed 'Slowhand' who was a member of the bands 'The Yardbirds' and 'Cream' among others?
Which item of clothing is named after James Brudenell, who led the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War, the Earl of ...........?
Which general surrendered at Yorktown Virginia in 1781, effectively ending the American Revolutionary War?
Which midland city was heavily damaged by German Luftwaffe air raids, most notoriously on 14th November 1940?
Which city is home to a university founded in 1209 by scholars escaping hostile townspeople in Oxford?
Which Prime Minister is best known for his policy of appeasement toward Nazi Germany in the 1930s?
Cleeve Hill is the highest point of which range of hills in southwestern and west-central England?
Isambard Kingdom Brunel designed which bridge that spans the river Avon and links Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset?
What is the name of the art business and a fine arts auction house originally founded in London on 5th December 1766?
What was the name of Winston Churchill's principal adult home, a house he bought in 1922 near Westerham, Kent?
What was the name of Henry VIII's Chief Minister from 1532, made Earl of Essex shortly before his execution in 1540?
The Romans founded which city in Cheshire as Deva Victrix in the 70s AD?
What is the name of the spa town in Gloucestershire, home of annual literature, jazz, science and music festivals, and also horse-racing's Gold Cup?
What is the name of the printer and translator who introduced the printing press into England in 1476?
What is the name of the city in Kent with a cathedral founded by Augustine in 597?
Which TV comedian was a bungling magician, wore a fez and had the catchprase 'Just like that!'?
On which lake in Cumbria was Donald Campbell killed in 1966 attempting to beat the the world water speed record?
Truro is the administrative centre and only city in which county?
What is the name of historic town in Essex attacked and destroyed during Boudica's rebellion in AD 61?

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