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 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics

Clue

He also studied alchemy and languages

Another clue

He was censured and finally imprisoned by his own order for his scientific teachings



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