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Issue 1379
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Nick Hancock: Who married Catherine Hogarth in 1836?
First contestant (of pair): Henry VIII?
Second contestant: 1836? No, Henry VIII was before that. He’d be 1736.
First contestant: Unless it was Shakespeare. No he’s definitely 1776.
Second contestant: 1836: that’d be before Victoria.
First contestant: Catherine Hogarth. Are you sure she’s not one of Henry VIII’s six wives? Right, we’ll go for Henry VIII.
The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: What fish are traditionally given as prizes at fairgrounds?
Contestant: Herring.

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