Miscellaneous Quiz / The P's in England

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

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Who invented the national Load Line that indicates the draft of a ship and the legal limit to which a ship may be loaded?
As Home Secetary, which Prime Minister 1834-35 & 1841-46 introduced a police force into London in 1829?
Which band recorded the concept albums 'The Dark Side of the Moon ', 'Wish You Were Here' and 'The Wall'?
Who starred as Neil in 'The Young Ones' and had the hit record 'Hole in My Shoe' in 1984?
Which broadcaster and journalist interviewed many famous celebrities in his chat show on TV from 1971-82 and 1998-2007?
Which London railway station is also the name of a fictional bear from Peru?
From which port in Devon did the Mayflower sail for the Americas in 1620?
In which district of South London was the TV sitcom 'Only Fools and Horses' set?
Who 'purged' the Long Parliament of supporters of Charles I in 1648?
Which filmmaker of stop motion animation is best known as the creator of 'Wallace and Gromit' and 'Shaun the Sheep'?
Who was the Anglo-American born in Thetford Norfolk who wrote the pro-revolutionary pamphlet 'Common Sense' in 1776?
At which city and county town of Lancashire did Oliver Cromwell defeat the Royalists and Scots in 1648?
What was the name of two British Prime Ministers, father (1776-78) and son (1783-1801; 1804-06)?
Who was the naval administrator and MP famous for the diaries he kept 1660-69?
What is the alternative name for Whitsun or Whitsunday, the seventh Sunday after Easter?
Which town in West Yorkshire is known for its liquorice based cakes and who's castle was the site of the death of Richard II?
Which low-rising mountain range is often described as the 'backbone of England'?
Which TV dramatist and screenwriter wrote the plays 'Brimstone and Treacle', 'Pennies From Heaven' and 'The Singing Detective'?
Which port and city in Hampshire is home to Nelson's HMS Victory?
What name is given to the 'massacre' in the crowd demanding parliamentary reform that occured at St Peter's Field Manchester in 1819?

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