The M's in England

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

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Which town in Berkshire has a bridge on the River Thames built in 1777 and a regatta founded in 1893?
Which large bay in the northwest with rich cockle beds is notorious for its quicksand and fast moving tides?
Which coastal town in Somerset, home to a Butlins holiday camp, lies on the south bank of the Bristol Channel?
Which Middle Ages 'Holy Day of Obligation' was celebrated on the 29th September?
Maidstone, Rainham and Tonbridge all stand on which river in Kent?
What is the name of the house that is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London?
What was the name of the daughter of Henry I who was the uncrowned Queen of England for six months in 1141?
The London Government Act 1963 led to the disappearance of which historical county?
Which city in the northwest has the third busiest airport in the UK in terms of passenger numbers?
Which character in the Arthurian legend is known as a notorious traitor who fought King Arthur at the Battle of Camlann?
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Winston Churchill wrote a four volume biography of his ancestor John Churchill, Duke of ..........?
The Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists in which Civil War battle in North Yorkshire in 1644?
Which town in Kent, a leading seaside resort for 250 years, had a Victorian pier destroyed by a storm in 1978?
What is the name of the range of hills running east to west between Weston-super-Mare and Frome in Somerset?
Which actor played Simon Templar in the TV series 'The Saint' 1962-69 and James Bond between 1973 and 1985?
Which kingdom of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy was ruled by King Offa?
Which 60s and 70s band made the records 'Days of Future Passed', 'In Search of the Lost Chord' and 'Seventh Sojourn'?
Which TV show first aired in 1969 featured Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin?
What was the maiden name of the lady who married heir to the throne Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in April 2011?
Which aeronautical engineer designed the WWII fighter plane the Spitfire?

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