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    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 5th Aug 18, 11:35 PM
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    E: 30/09 50 of Oxford University Press books
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    E: 30/09 50 of Oxford University Press books 5th Aug 18 at 11:35 PM
    https://global.oup.com/academic/online/library/quiz/

    1. Who is known as the "Nine Days Queen"

    Answer = Lady Jane Grey

    2. Who was the last Tudor monarch?

    Answer = Elizabeth I

    3. Which of the following words dreadnaught, laughing stock, caesarean did not enter the English language during the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547)?

    Answer = dreadnaught

    4. Which acclaimed 20th Century British writer referred to Tudor literature as "drab"?

    Answer = C.S. Lewis

    5. What is Queen Elizabeth I standing on in her portrait attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger from 1592?

    Answer = A map of England



    Big thanks to those who offered special help to enable me to do this quiz


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    • By dadsgoneshopping 6th Aug 18, 11:47 PM
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    Are you sure about dreadnaught?
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    • By One-Eye 7th Aug 18, 12:15 AM
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    Are you sure about dreadnaught?
    Originally posted by dadsgoneshopping
    laughing stock - 1518
    caesarian - 1528
    dreadnaught - 1592
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