Q& A and quiz

BBC History Magazine - - Contents - BY JU­LIAN HUMPHRYS

Try your hand at this month’s his­tory quiz

1. What was un­usual about Guine­fort, an in­hab­i­tant of the dio­cese of Lyon who was ven­er­ated as a saint by the lo­cal pop­u­la­tion fol­low­ing his death in the 13th cen­tury?

2. How w did Emily Roe­bling help p fin­ish what her hu us­band and fa­ther- inla aw had started?

3.3 On 16 March 1935 MrM R Beere ( left) took thet first one and passed.p What was it?

4. HHow did Peter Mews, bishoop of Winch­ester, help win the bat­tle of Sedge­moor?

5. Upon which king did English anatomist Dou­glas Derry con­duct an au­topsy in Novem­ber 1925?

6. What links the pic­ture be­low to St Faith’s Church in Bac­ton, Here­ford­shire?

QUIZ AN­SWERS 1. He was a dog. 2. Be­tween 1872 and 1883 she over­saw the con­struc­tion of Brook­lyn Bridge after the ill­ness of her hus­band, Washington. He him­self had taken over the pro­ject fol­low­ing the ac­ci­den­tal death of his fa­ther, John. 3. The UK Driv­ing Test. 4. He used the horses from his car­riage to pull the roy­al­ist guns into po­si­tion. 5. Tu­tankhamun. 6. An al­tar cloth in the church is be­lieved to have been made from the dress worn by El­iz­a­beth in this pic­ture.

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