The first two sets of correct answers to the competition questions were received from:
James Fulton of Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire.
Victoria Bennett of Horbury, West Riding of Yorkshire.
Each of the winners will receive a copy of Isaac Newton – Pocket Giants.
The questions, together with the answers, are as follows:
1 – What were the forenames of Isaac Newton’s parents?
a: Isaac and Hannah
2 – What relation was the Rev William Ayscough to Isaac Newton?
3 – In what year did Isaac Newton take up his post as Warden of the Royal Mint?
4 – On what precise date, and where, was Isaac Newton buried?
a: 4th April 1727 in Westminster Abbey
Prizes donated by The History Press, publishers of the Pocket Giants series. Further details of the Pocket Giant books can be found here