The R's in England

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

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Which popular holiday seaside town in Kent also provides cross channel ferries?
Which notable figure of the Elizabethan era, well known for popularising tobacco, was executed in 1618?
In which meadow by the Thames in Surrey was King John forced to sign the Magna Carta in 1215?
Which town in South Yorkshire on the River Don is best known for its former coal, iron and steel industries?
Which hard drinking actor was in the films 'Oliver!, 'Women in Love' and 'Gladiator'?
FitzRoy Somerset who commanded the British troops in the Crimean War is known as 1st Baron ......?
Who's alleged perjury and villain in the film 'A Man for all Seasons' led to the execution of Thomas More in 1535?
Which cathedral city and small town in North Yorkshire is home to the ruined monastery of Fountains Abbey?
Which town and former city in Kent is known for its cathedral and castle and is the second oldest bishopric in England?
Which 18th century portrait painter was the first President of the Royal Academy?
Which crime writer and author of psychological thrillers and murder mysteries was the creator of Inspector Wexford?
Who was the mining magnate, politician and imperialist who had an African country named after him?
Which park and National Nature Reserve in southwest London contains the 'Queens Ride', 'Pen Ponds' and over 600 red and fallow deer?
William Webb Ellis supposedly invented which sport in 1823, the name of a town in Warwickshire?
Which Anglican bishop, one of the 'Oxford Martyrs' was burned at the stake in Oxford 1555?
Which Whig was twice Prime Minister 1846-52 & 1865-66
Which village on the outskirts of Brighton East Sussex is home to an independent school for girls aged 11-18?
Which band recorded the albums 'Beggars Banquet', 'It's Only Rock 'n Roll' and 'Steel Wheels'?
Which town in Berkshire simultaneously with Leeds is host to an annual three day music festival over the August bank holiday weekend?
Which statesman is best known for his founding of the city of Singapore in 1819?

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