History Quiz / A in British History

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Can you answer these British History questions, starting with A?

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Which Lady became the first female Member of Parliament in 1919?
Which English civil war followed Stephen of Blois' seizure of the throne in place of the Empress Matilda?
Which Wessex King successfully defended against Viking invaders before becoming the dominant ruler in England?
Which battle of 1415 saw Henry V win an emphatic victory against a numerically superior French army?
Which battle of 1803 did Arthur Wellesley defeat the Maratha Confederacy, establishing Britain as the dominant power in India?
Which Scottish Monarch died without any living children sparking a succession crisis, ultimately leading to wars with Edward I?
Which queen united the two kingdoms of Scotland and England in 1707?
Which medieval royal house ruled England, Ireland, Normandy, Brittany, Anjou, Poitou and Gascony?
Which legendary Romano-British King led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century?
Which 12th Century pope was the only to have been born in Britain?
Which country was settled by the British largely to relieve pressure on their congested prisons?
Which Welsh Island provided the last sanctuary for Celtic druids in the face of Roman expansionism?
Which Liberal Prime Minster oversaw the National Insurance Act and Britain's entry into WWI?
Which post-war Prime Minister pledged to 'Build Jerusalem' as part of a radical welfare programme?
What foreign policy associated with Neville Chamberlain attempted to avoid a major war with Nazi Germany?

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