Miscellaneous Quiz / The A's in England

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

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Who is the only Anglo-Saxon king to be called 'the Great'?
The seat of the Duke of Norfolk lies in which market town in West Sussex?
Which acadamy award winning director and actor directed 'Gandhi' in 1982 and played John Hammond, the curator in 'Jurassic Park'?
Which university in Birmingham with a background in technology, business, sciences and engineering focuses on industry and commerce?
Which authoress wrote 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Mansfield Park'?
Leeds, Keighley and Bingley in West Yorkshire stand on which river?
The common slang for a soldier in the British Army, particularly associated with World War I, was 'Tommy .....'?
On which island is King Arthur said to live ready to return in his country's hour of need?
On which river do Bath and Bristol stand?
The Spencer family of the late Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, live in which stately home in Northamptonshire?
Which town in Hampshire is known as the 'Home of the British Army'?
What was the name of Henry VIIIs elder brother who died 1502?
Who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908-16?
Which comedian has played the roles of 'Edmund Blackadder', 'Mr Bean' and 'Johnny English'?
Which 18th century figure is often credited with inventing the spinning frame, later renamed the water frame
Who wrote the novels 'Lucky Jim', 'Take a Girl Like You' and 'The Green Man'?
The Grand National Steeplechase is run annually at which racecourse?
Which group from Newcastle had their first hit 'The House of the Rising Sun' in 1964?
The Duke of Wellington lived in which house on Hyde Park Corner nicknamed Number One, London?
The maiden name of the former 'Spice' girl nicknamed 'Posh' since married to David Beckham was Victoria ......?

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