Who was George VI? How did he boost morale during WWII?
King George VI boosted morale during the Second World War but struggled to keep the British Empire together. He reigned from 1936 to 1952
Who were William III and Mary II? What was the Glorious Revolution?
William III and Mary II were joint sovereigns in the ‘Glorious Revolution’, marking the transition to today’s parliamentary monarchy. They reigned from 1689-1702
Piece of William and Kate’s wedding cake goes up for sale. How much would you pay?
A slice of the fruit cake at the 2011 wedding of the Duke and Duchess sold for almost £6,000 several years ago
Who was Elizabeth I? What was her part in the Spanish Armada?
Queen Elizabeth I presided over an age of discovery that saw the establishment of the English Protestant church, the defeat of the Spanish Armada and the flourishing of the arts. She reigned from 1558-1603
Who was Queen Anne? What was her role in the Treaty of Union?
Queen Anne oversaw the Treaty of Union and the Acts of Union bringing England and Scotland together under a single parliament of Great Britain. She reigned from 1702 to 1714
Who was Henry VIII? What did he think of his six wives?
King Henry VIII staged six royal weddings, became Ireland’s first English monarch and sowed the seeds for a multicultural Britain. He reigned from 1509-1547
Who was Queen Victoria? What was her role in the British Empire?
Queen Victoria presided over a time of industrial expansion, educational advances, the abolition of slavery and workers’ welfare. She reigned from 1837-1901