Which Era of British History Do You Belong In?
By: Zoe Samuel
About This Quiz
While Britain has been internally peaceful since around 1750, it wasn't always that way. There have been times of great upheaval, both political and artistic. Which would suit you?
Which monarch do you like?
Which enemy do you prefer?
Rebels in the colonies, darling
What sort of ships do you like?
What religion suits you?
I don't think about that much.
How forested do you like the landscape?
How safe do you want to be?
Could you live in a police state?
Do you like the kingdoms of the UK set up as they currently are?
How many serious-size cities do you like?
Can you handle periods of war?
I like constant low-level skirmishing.
Do you want a woman in charge?
Of course, she's as good as a man.
Of course, she's better than a man.
I don't mind as long as they're English.
Yes, she fights for our rights.
Are you good at building a fire?
I have servants for that.
I have that new-fangled stove thingy.
No, I have central heating.
Do you mind being perpetually just a little bit chilly?
Do you prefer emotional openness or stiltedness?
I am OK with stiltedness, for now.
What architecture suits you?
How tall do you like the men to be?
What fabric do you like your clothing made of?
What do you want to call a woman you don't know?
Do you want the whole country to feel united?
Ideally, but it's not a dealbreaker.
I don't care how they feel, I care how they act.
Do you need a period of moral certainty?
I want political convenience disguised as moral certainty.
I want a legend of moral certainty to paper over a time of radical upheavel.
How do you want to style your hair?
Do you want British wine to be a thing?
No, if we want wine we just colonize someone and take it.
I don't have time for such frivolities.
Yes, we are famous for it.
How do you want to get around?
Which country do you want it to be acceptable to say nasty things about pretty much all the darn time?
What do you want to be considered immodest?
I do not want this concept to exist.
Do you like the government to be super involved in religion?
What instrument do you want people to play?
How do you want people to send messages from one town to the next?
Beacon - or else just go there.
How do you like your streets?