Win a copy of POCKET GIANTS: ISAAC NEWTON by Andrew May

isaac-newton-pocket-giantsThis competition is now closed.

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?
a: Uncle

3 – In what year did Isaac Newton take up his post as Warden of the Royal Mint?
a: 1696

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

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