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Grace Elliot
May 8th, 2011, 03:00 PM
For Mother’s Day I was lucky enough to be receive The Tudors DVD box set (and I didn’t even hint that hard!) So this morning you would have found me ironing along to Season Two…with tears streaming down my face. Anne Boleyn was executed. Say no more. An extremely moving episode, which is perhaps why, when it came time to write my blog post, my mind turned to thoughts of beheading… and the guillotine.
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Where was the guillotine invented?<o:p></o:p>

a) 18<SUP>th</SUP> century Revolutionary France
b) Medieval <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on">Halifax</st1:City> in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Yorkshire</st1:City>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">England</st1:country-region></st1:place>.
c) Medieval <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Scotland</st1:country-region></st1:place>.
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The correct answer (although all options have some merit- read on) is B) – <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Halifax</st1:City></st1:place>.
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