Battlefields Trust Mercia Region Quiz
Battles and battlefields in Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
1. ‘Oh Lord thou knowest how busy I must be this day, if I forget thee do not thou forget me’. Which royalist general is famous for this battle prayer?
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2. At which one of these battles was Warwick the Kingmaker present?
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3. Dust Hill and Broadmoor are associated with which battle?
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4. In 1387 the future King Henry IV defeated the Earl of Oxford at the Battle of Radcot Bridge. What was Henry's title at the time?
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5. Next to which battlefield would you find this monument (above}?
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6. At which battle did William, Lord Berkeley defeat and kill Thomas, Viscount Lisle?
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7. Who were the opposing commanders at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge?
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8. With which battle is this religious building (above) associated?
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9. On 2 August 1265 the rebel forces of Simon de Montfort the younger were sleeping outside their castle at Kenilworth when they were massacred in a surprise attack by a royalist army. According to the Melrose Chronicler why weren't they inside their castle?
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10. Which battle is associated with the comment ‘Gentlemen, you may now sit down and play, for you have done all your work, if you fall not out amongst yourselves’
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