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The Prize Crossword: August 2013

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Enter our crossword and win the audiobook A Short History of England.

Across
6 Edward ___ (1550-1616), author of a 1607 history of England and Scotland (5)
7 Yorkshire market town, noted for its Gothic minster (8)
10 Francis ___ (1899-1963), French composer (7)
11 Pact of ___, 1925 agreement between the powers of western Europe (7)
12 Japanese prefecture, invaded by the Allies in spring 1945 (7)
13 Sessa ___, ancient town in Campania, Italy (7)
14 See 22 Down
19 John ___ (d.1754), author of the  1714 Chronological History of England (7)
21 Vincenzo ___ (1759-1806), pioneering balloonist (7)
23 Oscar-winning 1984 musical biopic, directed by Milos Forman (7)
25 Nickname of lawyer Sir E.H.T. Atkinson (7)
26 ___’s Raid, 1778 British offensive in the American War of Independence (8)
27 Upper ___, former name (until 1984) of Burkina Faso (5)

Down
1 Meddling lead character of the 1709 play The Busie Body (7)
2 Spanish kingdom ruled by Alfonso III, ‘the Great’, from 866 to 910 (8)
3 Cry associated with Archimedes (6)
4 The ___, cricket ground in Kennington, London, established 1845 (4)
5 Capital of Iran since 1786 (6)
7 Privateer; one such as William Dampier or Henry Morgan (9)
8 David ___ (1772-1823), English economist (7)
9 Lewis Edward ___ (1818-54), army officer, killed in the Charge of the Light Brigade (5)
13 King of England 925-939 (9)
15 Edith, Osbert or Sacheverell? (7)
16 1840 poem by Robert Browning (8)
17 Percival ___ (1901-82), historian of India (5)
18 Swedish states general 1435-1865 (7)
20 Medieval hermit associated with the Great Metéoron, Thessaly (6)
22/14 Political protest groups formed by indigenous American women from 1923 (6,11)
24 In the Bible, the third son of Adam and Eve (4)

The winner of this month’s prize crossword, sponsored by AudioGo, the home of BBC audiobooks, will receive:

A Short History of England
Written and read by Simon Jenkins
8CDs  Running time: 9hrs 36mins

To enter, print out this page, complete the crossword and send it to:

Crossword, History Today, 25 Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3AT.

Alternatively, you can email your entry to admin@historytoday.com

The competition closes on August 31st, 2013.



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