History Quiz / British History: True or False

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Can you decide whether these statements about British history are True(T) or False(F)?

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StatementT or F?
The country outlined above was part of the British Empire
Before the Norman invasion in 1066 the capital of England was Winchester
The English Civil War was fought between the Cavaliers and the Roundheads
The Magna Carta was first published in 1215
King Stephen was the first King of England
At its peak the British Empire covered 24% of Earth's land area
Dick Whittington was made Lord Mayor of London in 1390
Oxford was once known as Duroliponte
Frank Whittle, an RAF Officer, is credited with single-handedly inventing the jet engine
The Natural History Museum was once the home of the British Library
Scotland was unified with the Kingdom of England in 1607
The flag above is the flag of the Merchant Navy
The Church of England was set up by Henry VII
The painting above depicts Charles II
The French port of Calais officially came under British rule in 1360
Stonehenge, shown above is located in northern Scotland
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