Quiz: Winchester Cathedral

A look at the history of Winchster Cathedral, Winchester Castle and Winchester itself.

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A former Bishop of Winchester is associated with a piece of English weather lore. Who was he?

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What is the name of the underwater diver credited with saving the cathedral from collapse in the early 1900s?

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The "Fisherman's Chapel" is the burial place of which noted angling author?

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Which item connected with Arthurian legend hangs in the great hall of Winchester Castle?

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Which King of England and Wessex is commemorated by a statue in Winchester town centre?

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Who was responsible for the destruction of Winchester Castle?

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Winchester and Winchester Cathedral have many tourists visit because of the association with a certain female author who died in 1817. Who was she?

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Winchester was the influence for the Anthony Trollope's "Barsetshire" series of novels.

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Winchester College has educated several famous people. Of the following who was NOT educated at Winchester?

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Winchester is probably the only English cathedral to have a song named after it. Who recorded "Winchester Cathedral"?

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