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 essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755


He travelled with his friend and biographer, James Boswell

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His other famous work was 'The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets'

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