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King John was forced by his noblemen to agree to the Magna Carta, which restricted the power of the monarchy in 1215.

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In [year?] the English defeated the Spanish Armada (a large fleet of ships), which had been sent to conquer England and restore Catholicism.
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1588 (mnm: adolf, eva)


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In 1588 the English defeated the Spanish Armada (a large fleet of ships), which had been sent to conquer England and restore Catholicism.

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The British theatre is celebrated by the [...] Awards that take place annually and awards are given in a variety of categories.
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Laurence Olivier


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The British theatre is celebrated by the Laurence Olivier Awards take place annually and awards are given in a variety of categories.

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Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter have all won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter [...].
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have all won the Nobel Prize in Literature


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Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter have all won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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The public elect Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England and Wales. PCCs are responsible for the delivery of an efficient and effective police force.

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[...] elect Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England and Wales. PCCs are responsible for the delivery of an efficient and effective police force.
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The public


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The police are organised into a number of separate police forces headed by Chief Constables.

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The police are organised into a number of separate police forces headed by [...].
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Chief Constables


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Police and Crime Commissioners set local police priorities and the local policing budget. They also appoint the local Chief Constable.

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[...] set local police priorities and the local policing budget. They also appoint the local Chief Constable.
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Police and Crime Commissioners


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American colonies declared their independence from Britain in 1776. The War of Independence lasted until 1783, when the colonists defeated the British army and Britain recognised American independence.

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American colonies declared their independence from Britain in [...]. The War of Independence lasted until 1783, when the colonists defeated the British army and Britain recognised American independence.
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1776


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American colonies declared their independence from Britain in 1776. The War of Independence lasted until [...], when the colonists defeated the British army and Britain recognised American independence.
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1783


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The Giant’s Causeway is in Northern Ireland, on the north-east coast. It is a land formation of columns made from volcanic lava.

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The Giant’s Causeway is in Northern Ireland, on the north-east coast. It is [...].
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a land formation of columns made from volcanic lava


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Northern Ireland


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Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis are well-known athletes who won gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics.

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well-known athletes who won gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics


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Sir Steve Redgrave is a famous rower who won gold medals in five consecutive Olympic Games.

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Sir Steve Redgrave is a famous rower.

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Sir Steve Redgrave is a famous [...].
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rower


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How old must you be to ride a moped in the UK?
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16


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St David, the patron saint of Wales, has a special day on 1 March.

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St David, the patron saint of Wales, has a special day on [...].
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1 March


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St Patrick, the patron saint of Northern Ireland (and the Republic of Ireland), has a special day on 17 March.

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St Patrick, the patron saint of Northern Ireland (and the Republic of Ireland), has a special day on [...].
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17 March


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When is St George’s Day, the patron of England?
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23 April


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When is St Andrew’s Day, the patron of Scotland?
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30 November


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John Constable was a famous British landscape painter.

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John Constable was [...]
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a famous British landscape painter.


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The hovercraft was invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell

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The [...] was invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell
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After the age of 70, drivers must renew their licence every three years.

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After the age of 70, drivers must renew their licence every [...] years.
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three


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After the age of [...], drivers must renew their licence every three years.
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Andy Murray is a Scottish tennis player.

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The Education Act of 1944 (also known as the Butler Education Act after the Minister of Education at the time, R A Butler) introduced free secondary education for all and established a clear division between the primary and secondary phases of education.

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free secondary education for all


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established a clear division between the primary and secondary phases of education


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The English were defeated at the Battle of Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce in 1314.

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The English were defeated at the Battle of [...] by Robert the Bruce in 1314.
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The English were defeated at the Battle of Bannockburn by [...] in 1314.
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Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was a famous author and poet, whose best-known novels include Far from the Madding Crowd and Jude the Obscure

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[...] (1840–1928) was a famous author and poet, whose best-known novels include Far from the Madding Crowd and Jude the Obscure
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Thomas Hardy


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George and Robert Stephenson were famous pioneers of early railway engines.

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George and Robert Stephenson were famous pioneers of [...].
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early railway engines


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King John was forced by his noblemen to agree to the Magna Carta, which restricted the power of the monarchy in [year?].
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1215


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