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 king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border

Clue

His dyke replaced an earlier earthwork called Wat's Dyke, built by his predecesor, Aethelbald

Another clue

He is generally regarded as the most powerful Saxon king before Alfred the Great



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