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BBC History Magazine - - Contents - Com­piled by Ed­die James


1 ____ Fer­raro, the first fe­male US vice pres­i­den­tial can­di­date to be nom­i­nated by a ma­jor party (9) 6 Somme vil­lage, freed from Ger­man oc­cu­pa­tion on 18 Septem­ber 1918, a morale­booster for the Bri­tish forces (5) 10 Saint John ___, up­holder of pa­pal pri­macy, ex­e­cuted in 1535 for his re­fusal to recog­nise the king as supreme head of the English church (6) 11 The Treaty of ___, 6 Fe­bru­ary 1840, be­tween Bri­tain and a num­ber of Maori tribes, which ef­fec­tively founded New Zealand (8) 12 Thomas John, a 19th-cen­tury pi­o­neer­ing so­cial worker who pro­vided es­tab­lish­ments for des­ti­tute, home­less chil­dren (8) 14 Weapon of war first de­ployed, most ef­fec­tively, by Ger­many in 1914 (1- 4) 15 See 5 down 16 Bat­tles of the Meuse-____ were a ma­jor part of the Al­lies’ fi­nal of­fen­sive in the First World War ( 7) 19 Spe­cial op­er­a­tions units of Bri­tish and In­dian armies cre­ated by Orde Win­gate, to pen­e­trate Ja­panese lines in 1943- 44 (8) 20 Leg­endary an­cient city, in present-day Turkey, which seems to have re­ally ex­isted (4) 21 A Lon­don river, which gave its name to a city pri­son that was in use from the 12th to 19th cen­turies (5) 23 Tin-min­ing dis­trict of Devon / Corn­wall that had its own court (8) 25 The French com­man­der who lost his life dur­ing the de­fence of Que­bec in Septem­ber 1759 (8) 27 Three First World War bat­tles were named after this river of the Ar­ras area of north­ern France (6) 28 Im­manuel, an in­flu­en­tial 18th­cen­tury Ger­man philoso­pher (4) 29 A far right Chris­tian po­lit­i­cal party in Ro­ma­nia, last­ing fromm 1930 to 1941 (4,5)


2 It is said that the Queen of Hearts on play­ing cards is based on this Tu­dor queen (9,2,4) 3 A cult ded­i­cated to a sun god was in­tro­duced by this pharaoh and his wife, Ne­fer­titi (9) 4 Ger­man painter and print­maker, a ma­jor fig­ure of the Re­nais­sance (5) 5/15 Name given to a broad range of ac­tivist move­ments of the 1950s and 1960s, re­ject­ing tra­di­tional forms of po­lit­i­cal or­gan­i­sa­tion (3,4) 7 Ma­jor Greek philoso­pher and teacher of Aris­to­tle (5) 8 Bri­tish 20th-cen­tury his­to­rian and scholar, whose rep­u­ta­tion was dam­aged when the ‘Hitler Diaries’ he had au­then­ti­cated proved to be forg­eries (4,6,5) 9 ___ (for­merly Al­bert) Na­tional Park, es­tab­lished in 1925 in what was then the Bel­gian Congo ( 7) 13 The Greek ship­ping mag­nate who mar­ried Jackie Kennedy in 1968 ( 7) 17 He was the first prime min­is­ter of Is­rael to have been born there, aafter its cre­ation as a state (9) 18 French in­volve­ment in this coun­try be­gan un­der Napoleon III and ended with the 1954 Geneva Ac­cords ( 7) 22 Sir Ge­of­frey ___, a ma­jor 20th­cen­tury his­to­rian of the Tu­dor pe­riod (5) 24 Ad­mi­ral George ___, whose re­forms of the Bri­tish navy con­trib­uted to its suc­cess in the Seven Years’ War of 1756- 63 (5) 26 The first per­ma­nent or­bit­ing space sta­tion (from 1986–2001) (3)

Which W Tu­dor queen is s de­picted on a pl lay­ing card? (see 2 down)

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