Miscellaneous Quiz / The B's in England

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

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As Prince of Wales, the future George IV constructed the Royal Pavilion in which seaside town?
Woburn Abbey is the ancestral home of the Duke of .........?
What is the name of the seat of the Duke of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, home to an annual three day-horse riding event?
Which town in Lincolnshire shares its name with the state capital of Massachusetts USA?
What is the name of the palace where Winston Churchill was born in 1874?
Which aristocratic poet, who died age 36 in 1824 of fever in Greece, is known for the works 'Don Juan' and 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage'?
James Hargreaves, inventor of the spinning jenny, was a weaver in which industrial town in Lancashire, a boomtown of the Industrial Revolution?
Richard Neville, 'The Kingmaker', was killed in 1471 at which battle in the Wars of the Roses?
Which area of the London Borough of Wandsworth is famous for its former power station and it's dog's home?
What is the name of business magnate best known for his Virgin Group of more than 400 companies?
Who was captain of HMS Bounty during the nortorious mutiny of 1789?
Which Archbishop of Canterbury was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral on the 29th December 1170?
What is the name of the moorland in northeastern Cornwall consisting of granite tors, marshes and rough pasture?
In which city would you find 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent known as the Royal Crescent?
Which airport in the south London Borough of Bromley played a crucial role in defending London during the Battle of Britain in 1940?
Which group recorded the albums 'Revolver', 'Abbey Road' and 'Let It Be'?
Which former cricketer nicknamed 'Beefy' has raised more than £12m for charity via a series of long distance walks?
In which port did Squire Trelawney purchase the 'Hispaniola' in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Treasure Island'?
What was the name the 19th century engineer who built bridges, canals, the Great Western Railway and a series of steam ships?
What was the name of highwayman Dick Turpin's horse?

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