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.


This fleet was sent by Philip of Spain in an attempt to invade England


The fleet was defeated by a combination of bad weather and English seamanship

Another clue

One of the naval commanders facing the Spanish was Sir Francis Drake

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