Miscellaneous / The D's in England

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

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Which TV comedian introduced the 'Roly Poly's', played the piano deliberately badly and often made jokes about his mother-in-law?
Which north-eastern city, county town of it's county, has an 11th-century castle and a cathedral founded in 1093?
High Willhays is the highest point of which moor in in south Devon, home to a famous prison?
Which mariner circumnavigated the globe 1587-80 and fought against the Spanish Armada of 1588?
Which county is the only county of England to have two separate coastlines (northern and southern)?
What is the name of the house in Buckinghamshire used by an important government official as decided by the Prime Minister?
Which port in Devon was a home of the Royal Navy from the reign of Edward III and was twice sacked during the Hundred Years' War?
Which group formed in Birmingham in 1978 recorded the albums 'Rio', 'Seven and the Ragged Tiger' and 'Notorious'?
Who was the husband of the nine day Queen Lady Jane Grey?
Which castle in Kent founded in the 12th century has been described as the 'Key to England' due to its defensive significance throughout history?
Which Saint (909-88), Abbot of Glastonbury and Archbishop of Canterbury served as an important minister of state to several English kings?
What is the name of the horse-race first run at Epsom Downs Surrey in 1780?
What is the name given to the street in Covent Garden area of London that is home to the Theatre Royal and the New London Theatre?
Which Jewish-born man was Prime Minister of the UK in 1868 and again 1874-80?
Keith Richards and Mick Jagger were both born in which town in Kent?
Which stage and film actress played Queen Victoria in the film 'Mrs Brown' and Elizabeth I in 'Shakespeare in Love'?
In 1931 the Ford Motor Company relocated from Trafford Park in Stretford to which suburb in east London?
Which town is the county town of Dorset?
Which of the Lake District lakes contains the islands of Lord's Island and St Herbert's Island?
Henry VIII formalised his divorce from Catherine of Aragon in the 12th century priory of which market town in Bedfordshire?

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