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 battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army

Clue

The battle took place on the Berkshire Downs

Another clue

The Saxons under Alfred were victorious, but then suffered a string of defeats



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