History Quiz / Anglo-Saxon England

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Can you name the people and events of Anglo-Saxon England?

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What name was given to a king who gained control of some or all other Anglo-Saxon kingdoms?
What name was given to the areas of north, central and eastern England controlled by the Danes after c886?
Who was declared King of England on Christmas Day 1013?
Whose conquest of the last remaining Viking kingdom, York, in 927, allowed him to claim the title of 'king of the English'?
Which king was stabbed to death by an exiled thief at a feast in 946?
The largest Viking invasion army ever was defeated by Harold Godwinson at which 1066 battle?
Which nortorious traitor served Ethelred the Unready?
A raid in 793 on which island off the Northumberland coast is taken as the starting point of the Viking Age?
What was the nickname of the Dane Eric Haraldsson, twice King of Northumbria c947–948 and 952–954?
Which king was murdered at Corfe Castle in 978 allegedley on the orders of his stepmother?
Which king of Mercia was killed at the Battle of the Winwaed in 655?
Alfred the Great defeated Guthrum's Great Heathen Army at which battle of 878?
Alfred the Great was king of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?
Offa of Offa's Dyke fame was king of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?
Which king was the second eldest son of King Cnut, the eldest becoming King of Norway?
Which king dropped dead whilst drinking a toast in 1042?
Which king persistently paid off the Danes via payments called Danegeld?
Which Dane became king of England in 1016?
Which northeastern city was a major city in the Viking empire for over 100 years?
Who was proclaimed, but never crowned, King of England in 1066?

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