New poll to mark England’s place in history. A recent poll by YouGov has revealed that many people attribute defining moments in English history to other countries. In light of this, Historic England is calling on the public to help create a list of 100 locations that best reflect the nation’s historical impact on the world.
Question 1: WHERE IS WIDELY CONSIDERED TO BE THE ‘BIRTHPLACE OF FEMINISM’? Mary Wollstonecraft, who published her radical text A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792, attended the nonconformist Newington Green Unitarian Church (below) in north London. Sermons here preached rights for women. 20% answered correctly.