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After the Second World War, what did Clement Attlee promise to build - referencing a William Blake poem?
Which musician from south London fronted the Rolling Stones with his childhood friend Keith Richards?
What major naval battle of the 20th century saw the future George VI man a gun turret and fight?
Which careless English monarch lost Normandy in 1204 and the Crown Jewels in 1216?
Who was the unlikely leader that defeated the English at the Siege of Orleans in 1429, turning the tide of the Hundred Years' War?
Which early colonial settlement was established in Virginia in 1607?
Which king was the last from Great Britain to die in battle? His bloody surcoat was sent by Catherine of Aragon to Henry VIII.
The severed ear of which sailor served as casus belli between Britain and Spain in the 18th century?
Which west country doctor injected James Phipps with cowpox in 1798, thus stumbling upon the first vaccination?
With which nation did Britain sign a naval treaty in 1902, thus emerging from diplomatic isolation?
Which mysterious serial killer evaded police whilst terrorising Whitechapel in 1888?
Which early modern architect's achievements include Banqueting House in London?
Which island was captured under orders of Oliver Cromwell in 1655? It remained a British colony until 1962.
From which northern town did the Labour MP Ellen Wilkinson lead a 'Crusade' from in 1936?
After which final battle of the Third Crusade did Richard the Lionheart and Saladin negotiate a truce?

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