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Name the following people and events associated with English history that begin with the letter 'A'.

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Who was the king of Wessex who successfully resisted Viking invasions in the 9th century?
Which battle did Henry V win on 25th October 1415 during the 100 Years War?
Who did the future Richard III marry on 12th July 1472?
Who was the Labour Prime Minister of the UK 1945-51?
Which region of France was ruled by the kings of England from 1154-1453?
Who was the Liberal Prime Minister of the UK 1908-16?
Who was the popular entertainer of the WWII period partnered by Bud Flanagan?
Who founded Canterbury Cathedral in 597 and was it's first Archbishop?
Which aviator along with Arthur Brown became the first to fly the Atlantic non-stop in 1919?
According to legend, who was the wandering minstrel who became a member of Robin Hood's Merry Men?
Who was the Lancashire born man credited with inventing the Spinning Frame in the 1760s?
In which battle of 1191 did Richard I defeat Saladin during the 3rd Crusade?
By what name did the only English Pope Nicholas Breakspeare choose to be known?
Who was the navigator and trader who landed in Japan 1600 and never left, eventually becoming a samurai?
Which Admiral and future navy reformer circumnavigated the globe 1740-44 capturing a Spanish treasure ship en route?
Who was Queen Victoria's third child and second daughter, 'Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine' 1843-78
Who was Elizabeth I's Governess, friend and First Lady of the Bedchamber nicknamed 'Kat' who died 1565?
Who commanded the British Army at Dunkirk and presided over Montgomey's victory in the 2nd Battle of El Alamein 1942?
Who was the Benedictine monk and philosopher, and Archbishop of Canterbury 1093-1109?
In which battle of 871 did King Edward the Elder's army led by Prince Alfred defeat the Viking Great Heathen Army?

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