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 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 17, 2012

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Meaning County % Correct
Territory of the east SaxonsEssex
74.8%
The, er, west middle lands. That's all.West Midlands
67.7%
District of the ford used by oxenOxfordshire
65.4%
Territory of the south SaxonsSussex
64.5%
District of Bieda's fordBedfordshire
53.1%
Territory of the peninsula peopleCornwall
52.4%
Territory of the northern peopleNorfolk
50.8%
Territory north of the River HumberNorthumberland
48.8%
Territory of the southern peopleSuffolk
46.9%
Summer farmSomerset
46.5%
Territory of the Cantiaci tribeKent
39.4%
District of Bucca's meadowBuckinghamshire
37.7%
Eight-sided island or place of divisionIsle of Wight
33.2%
Southern districtSurrey
31.7%
Territory of the Dumnonii tribeDevon
30.3%
District of Wæring's villageWarwickshire
30.2%
Rota's territoryRutland
30.1%
District of the bridge over the River GrantaCambridgeshire
29.6%
District of the willow tree farmWiltshire
29.3%
District of the ford used by stagsHertfordshire
28.9%
District of the northern home farmNorthamptonshire
27.3%
District of Snot's meadowNottinghamshire
25.5%
Meaning County % Correct
District of the Roman city of the Ligore tribeLeicestershire
24.7%
District of the Roman fort on the River Lune (pure river)Lancashire
21.9%
District of the deer village (Norse/Gaelic), or maybe of the valley of oaksDerbyshire
21.4%
District of the Roman town of the Weogora tribeWorcestershire
20.9%
District of the home townHampshire
20.2%
Bearroc, a forest of box trees (perhaps on a hill)Berkshire
20%
Nobody really knows but, perhaps the marsh fort city or city on the boat riverGreater London
19%
District of the ford used by the armyHerefordshire
18.9%
Land between two named riversTyne and Wear
18.9%
District of the Roman city (of legions)Cheshire
18.6%
District of the yew trees (Brythonic) or boar (Old English/Norse)Yorkshire
18%
Perhaps from a place with fist-sized stones or the Durotriges tribeDorset
16.1%
District of the ford by the landing placeStaffordshire
14.7%
District of the fort near the scrub-landShropshire
12.3%
Land of the Brythonic countrymenCumbria
12.2%
Roman town at breast or mother hillGreater Manchester
12%
Beside the boundary riverMerseyside
11.9%
District of the Roman colony by the poolLincolnshire
10.6%
District of the bright placeGloucestershire
9.8%
District of the island with a hillCounty Durham
9%
The place of the bridge (Old English)Bristol
8.8%

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