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THURSDAY QUIZ 6 June 2019

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Welcome to the THURSDAY QUIZ for 6 June 2019.

 

This week`s subject is BRITISH HISTORY.

Your quest is to find:

                                   the names of the English Monarchs from 827AD to 1154AD.

[to make it more of a challenge, I am not revealing how many names there were, but will say there are enough for all players to give two answers]

 

THE RULES: please note, there are a few changes to previous rules for the Thursday Quiz:

 

The Thursday Quiz is open to all members of the Community.

So whether you have joined in on previous Thursday Quiz, or you are a new member, or have never played before, you are all welcome to take part.

 

Each player will be allowed to submit two answers.

But, a player cannot post their second answer until after at least one other player has given an answer.

Players cannot give an answer already been given, and "I agree with ...." will no longer be allowed.

Players can give additional info [to earn credit if correct] but only to their own post, not other players`.

 

No googling, wiki, website, youtube, or similar search for the answers.

 

Each correct answer will be awarded trophy; additional info with be awarded credit; and each incorrect answer will get the * klaxon *.

The funniest comment or answer will get the special joy award.

 

The THURSDAY QUIZ opens at 9pm tonight [Wednesday 5 June], when the first answer can be given, and will stay open until 12 noon on Friday 7 June 2019.

 

Correct answers, additional info, and * klaxons* will be added up for each player; and the results and the winner[s] announced after 1pm on Friday; along with the winner of the special joy award.

 

Good luck.

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Edgar the 1st  (known as the Peaceful)

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Edward the Confessor, or Saint Edward the Confessor, son of Ethelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy.
The last king of the House of Wessex.
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Alfred the Great (King of Wessex) Youngest son of Ethelwulf of Wessex. Won the Battle of Edington

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Edgar Etheling, born as the King of Hungary, elected King of England in 1066, but never crowned.
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Canute (Cnut the Great): became king following the death of Edmund the 2nd. Son of Sweyn Forkbeard.

 

 

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Well folks, I must admit your history knowledge knows no bounds joy

 

I got lost around Richard the poop who was preceded by Richard the 2nd and the illustrious Richard the Lionheart (or was that Nat Lofthouse?Thoughful)(No, I'm confused, he was The Lion of Vienna!)

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Harthacnute: son of Cnut the Great and the last Danish King of England. 

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@jonsie wrote:

Well folks, I must admit your history knowledge knows no bounds joy

 

I got lost around Richard the poop who was preceded by Richard the 2nd and the illustrious Richard the Lionheart (or was that Nat Lofthouse?Thoughful)(No, I'm confused, he was The Lion of Vienna!)


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@jonsie wrote:

Well folks, I must admit your history knowledge knows no bounds joy

 

I got lost around Richard the poop who was preceded by Richard the 2nd and the illustrious Richard the Lionheart (or was that Nat Lofthouse?Thoughful)(No, I'm confused, he was The Lion of Vienna!)


Sounds about right @jonsie  LOLBow

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