History of England questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of England. Who won the Battle of Hastings fought on 14 October 1066?Normans. The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England.Created by: Ninjaihard 47% CeltsCelts1054Anglo-SaxonsAnglo-Saxons1546NormansNormans3166FranksFranks852the United Kingdom riddles » What were the Frenchmen doing just before the start of the Battle of Agincourt on 25 October 1415?Eating breakfast. Frenchmen started to eat breakfast at the eyes of the tired and hungry enemy. King's Henry V army stood quietly, waiting for the Frenchmen to attack.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 35% provoking Englishmen with their naked bottomsprovoking Englishmen with their naked bottoms1599shouting curse words towards the Englishmenshouting curse words towards the Englishmen621eating breakfasteating breakfast1484celebrating masscelebrating mass532battles riddles » The Battle of the Somme was the biggest battle of the First World War. How many casualties were there? Around 1 000 000. The Battle of the Somme was fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. More than three million men fought in this battle and one million men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.Created by: Ninjaihard 49% around 250 000around 250 000601around 500 000around 500 0001507around 1 000 000around 1 000 0003230around 1 500 000around 1 500 0001123World War I riddles » Who commanded the galleon "Golden Hind" during the expedition around the world?Francis Drake. Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. She was originally known as Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage in 1578, in honour of his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose crest was a golden 'hind' (a female red deer).Created by: Tschuka very hard 27% Francis DrakeFrancis Drake97Ferdynand MagellanFerdynand Magellan111James CookJames Cook103Fileas FoggFileas Fogg39geographic discoveries riddles » Royal Oak is a popular name for English ships, beers and pubs. It refers to ...King of England hideaway. Following the defeat by Parliament army at the battle of Worcester in 1651, the future king of England, Charles II Stuart sought hideaway on an oak to save himself from Cromwell's soldiers.Created by: smyruvery hard 25% a tree in royal Sherwood foresta tree in royal Sherwood forest327trees used to build royal fleettrees used to build royal fleet209king of England hideawayking of England hideaway265place of English kings' royal oathplace of English kings' royal oath248Great Britain riddles » According to tradition, how many people were killed in the great fire of London in 1666?6. The death toll is traditionally thought to have been small, as only six verified deaths were recorded. This reasoning has recently been challenged on the grounds that the deaths of poor and middle-class people were not recorded.Created by: Jason Beagleyvery hard 26% 66167860060091760,00060,00030186,000,0006,000,000759fire riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.