A survey of 3,000 British under twenties found
these historical figures to be mythical:
Richard the Lionheart -- 47%
Florence Nightingale -- 27%
Winston Churchill -- 20%

These figures were considered real:
King Arthur -- 65%
Sherlock Homes -- 58%
Robin Hood -- 51%
Eleanor Rigby -- 47%

These did not read history books: -- 77%
These changed channels to avoid history on TV -- 61%