The man behind the world’s bestselling children’s history series, Horrible Histories, will be in York on Saturday, June 6.

Terry's new book, and his York Horrible History
Terry’s new book, and his York Horrible History
Terry Deary is signing copies of his latest book at Waterstones on Coney Street. Horrible Histories: Top 50 Kings and Queens is a grisly romp through British monarchy from Boudica to Elizabeth II.

Meanwhile the BAFTA-winning TV series based on the Horrible Histories books has begun a new series on CBBC.

And now’s your chance to test your knowledge about the foul facts of York before Terry comes to town.

Terry has kindly set a quiz all about our own city. So, how much do you know about the truly Horrible Histories of York?

See how many you get right by clicking the ‘submit’ button at the end…


8 comments on “Terry Deary has set us a York Horrible Histories quiz. How many can you answer?

  1. Ten lucky guesses 😉

    Could have made it a lot more horrible by including a question about Douglas Craig.

    1. A very thought provoking quiz – a lot of things I had no idea about that went on in York. More please.

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