Penny Griffiths-Morgan's Haunted Histories Quiz

October 29, 2023 1:00 AM ‐ GamesParanormal
Penny Griffiths-Morgan - Elements Of Epping Forest
To celebrate the release of her new book, 'The Elements Of Epping Forest', we've teamed up with paranormal historian and author Penny Griffiths-Morgan to bring you this tough quiz which blends historical trivia and paranormal curiosities, much like the book itself.

Available now on Amazon, the book takes readers on a captivating journey through the multiple layers of Epping Forest β€” from its deeply rooted history to its paranormal mysteries. Get into the spirit of haunted history with these 20 tricky trivia questions to test your knowledge and maybe even teach you something new.

'The Elements Of Epping Forest' by Penny Griffiths-Morgan is available now in paperback from Amazon, or as an eBook for Kindle.

1. What family name is most associated with Bosworth hall in Market Bosworth?

2. Which year did the United States join Word War II?

3. Which of these British airfields did actor James Stewart fly from during Word War II with the United States Army Air Forces?

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4. Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear bunker was originally built as an air raid shelter during World War II.

5. The practice of gibbeting was when an executed person was displayed in chains (or a cage) near to the site of their crime to dissuade others from repeating their offences, but only men ever had this sentence.

6. The Pendle witch trials of 1612 took place in which English county?

7. The legend of Spring-heeled Jack, a supernatural creature terrorising Londoners, became popular in which century?

8. Aleister Crowley, the infamous occultist, conducted rituals at which large house on Loch Ness?

9. Hylands house and it's estate in Chelmsford is probably better known now for the music festivals that are put on in it's grounds, but which of these has it NEVER been used for?

10. Which Queen brought together England and Scotland under the Acts of Union to form Great Britain?

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11. Along with Dr Andrew Bell, who is credited with creating the innovative monitorial method of education?

12. In what year was the last ever seaborne invasion of England, which took place at Landguard Fort in Felixstowe?

13. Which author, famous for his work on the paranormal, was born in 1854 and became a member of the Ghost Club in London?

14. We all know that Henry Tudor beat Richard III at Bosworth, but who was his mother?

15. In which country was the 'Phillips Experiment' first conducted in 1972?

16. The British schools museum in Hitchin is on Queens Street, but what was the road known as before?

17. The Cottingley Fairies, a famous hoax involving photographs of 'real' fairies, occurred in which decade of the 20th century?

18. Who was Amelia Dyer?

19. In Epping Forest is the National Police Air Service helicopter base for London, at a place called Lippitts Hill, this was once a World War II prisoner of war camp.

20. In 1917, the British royal family changed their name to Windsor to avoid sounding too β€œGerman”, but what was it before?

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