Try your hand at this month’s his­tory quiz

BBC History Magazine - - Miscellany - BY JULIAN HUMPHRYS

1. Ju­liana Popjoy was the mis­tress of Richard Beau Nash, Bath’s 18th- cen­tury mas­ter of cer­e­monies. WhereWhe did she live af­ter pa art­ing from Nash?

2. What links the writer JD Sallinger ( left), film direc­tor John Ford and ac­tor Richard Todd?

3.3 What was wicked ab­bout the 1631 ‘ Wi­icked Bi­ble’?

4. How did a grey horse called Bil­lie help save the day on 28 April 1923?

5. Where would you find Leanach Cot­tage and the Cul­whiniac En­clo­sure?

6. Which sport is as­so­ci­ated with this bridge in Ash­down For­est, Sus­sex?

QUIZ AN­SWERS 1. In a hol­low tree near Warmin­ster. 2. They all landed in Nor­mandy on D-Day. 3. Due to a print­ing er­ror it omit­ted the ‘not’ in the Sev­enth Com­mand­ment, thus telling the reader “thou shalt com­mit adul­tery”.

4. By help­ing to clear the crowd from the pitch so that the first FA Cup fi­nal to be held at Wem­b­ley could start. 5. On the bat­tle­field of Cul­lo­den. 6. Pooh­sticks, which was first men­tioned in 1928

in The House at Pooh Cor­ner by AA Milne, who lived nearby.

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