British History Quiz

How well do you know British history?

Questions are totally random - there's no pass or fail here, no high score to achieve. This isn't a school classroom, just a bit of fun if you enjoy history! Some questions are easy, some are more challenging. Includes questions on all of the UK.

Question:

This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne

Clue

He was Bishop of Lindisfarne twice, and a hermit on the Farne Islands

Another clue

His relics were moved to Durham Cathedral in 1104



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