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This week we're borrowing from Sporcle, and have an England Monarchs quiz for you all... so let's see how many of them you can name :holmes:

Test your knowledge here, and post your scores in the thread!

Were there any you didn't know? Or any facts you would have included? Discuss them here, and see what other people think!

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- CivilAsAnOrange/Desmos/ByronicHero/Snufkin 98%
- Meany Pie 95%
- 13 1 20 8 42 93%
- UWS 88%
- akbar0123 83%
- HotStocks 66%
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41/41, thanks to Horrible Histories
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41/41
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Got all of them 41/41
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41/41, got a bit stuck with 1830-1837 but tried random guesses and ended up getting the right answer of William IV.

This song will help you get most of them!
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41/41 easy peasy, can name all the Saudi, Dutch and Belgian ones as well
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34/41 just guessed names
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27/41
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36/41

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Surprised I didn't get Victoria.

Anne, Mary and Lady Jane Grey were quite ambiguous as was Stephen (doesn't even sound like a King name).

Pretty much got the rest from adding roman numerals until high heaven, that accounts for well over half of the answers.
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41/41 how can anyone not get 100% in this? It's our country's history
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40/41 - so close grr. Forgot about Stephen.
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41/41 cheers Horrible Histories!
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Surprised I didn't get Victoria.

Anne, Mary and Lady Jane Grey were quite ambiguous as was Stephen (doesn't even sound like a King name).

Pretty much got the rest from adding roman numerals until high heaven, that accounts for well over half of the answers.

Lady Jane Grey is a pretty interesting one, queen for only 9 days!

Will update the leaderboard soon, folks :hat2:
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(Original post by shadowdweller)
This week we're borrowing from Sporcle, and have an England Monarchs quiz for you all... so let's see how many of them you can name :holmes:

Test your knowledge here, and post your scores in the thread!

Were there any you didn't know? Or any facts you would have included? Discuss them here, and see what other people think!

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:king2: TBC
:king3: TBC
Woo Sporcle! There should be more Sporcle threads on TSR.

I used to be able to name all 194 countries in the world (there are more now) but I couldn't do that now. History is not my area but I'll have to have a go at this one later
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Woo Sporcle! There should be more Sporcle threads on TSR.

I used to be able to name all 194 countries in the world (there are more now) but I couldn't do that now. History is not my area but I'll have to have a go at this one later
I agree, there definitely should be! Will try and find some good'uns to put up soon :ahee:

Now there's an idea for another quiz! :teeth:
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I agree, there definitely should be! Will try and find some good'uns to put up soon :ahee:

Now there's an idea for another quiz! :teeth:
I used to make my own Sporcle maths quizzes on the website and I would make them minefield type quizzes so you had to keep doing them again and again to get full marks. That kept bored students occupied!
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I got all but Anne so 40/41
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Very easy to get 41/41 by guessing obvious names and knowing LJG. I didn't look at the dates when it started so spent 30 seconds wondering why it wasn't accepting Cnut and Harold :facepalm2:

That being said, I only knew 40/41. I could not for the life of me remember precisely who came after Richard the Lionheart

Screw you John Lackland :hand:
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20/41 - I disliked History during secondary school so I didn't bother paying any attention to it. Only knew the Tudors then guessed the rest :lol:
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Lady Jane Grey is a pretty interesting one, queen for only 9 days!

Will update the leaderboard soon, folks :hat2:
Jane Grey is not generally accepted as being a British monarch, and certainly not by the British state. She was the unsuccessful puppet perpetrator of an attempted coup. Counting her is equivalent to counting Gennady Yanayev as a soviet-era Russian president, or Matilda as the first queen of England in 1135.

I got 41/41 in 5m 9s, largely because I am a poor typist and make lots of typos. The exercise is trivial as it does not require you to know the dates.
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