Try your hand at this month’s history quiz

BBC History Magazine - - Miscellany - BY JU­LIAN HUMPHRYS

1. Why did English quiz crick­eter Ted Pooley miss the first ever Test match against Aus­tralia in 1877? 2. a. WWhat did suff fragette Mary Ri ichard­son ( left) fa amously do in i the Na­tional Gallery G on 10 1 March 1914? 2 b. Which po­lit­ica al or­gan­i­sa­tion did sshe join in 1933? 3. What was the ‘ Count­ess of Hunt­ing­don’s Con­nex­ion’? 4. Why is the English vic­tory over the Scots at Northaller­ton in Au­gust 1138 known as the bat­tle of the Stan­dard? 5. What is this goat- like myth­i­cal beast and which English me­dieval fam­ily used it as a badge?

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