Actually, Homer was not written by Homer but another man of that name.
Magna Carta provided that no man should be hanged twice for the same offence.
Henry VIII couldn’t walk because he had an abbess on each knee.
The sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire’s in the East and the sun sets in the West.
The inhabitants of Egypt were called mummies. They lived in the Sarah Dessert and travelled by Camelot.
Without the Greeks, we wouldn’t have history.
The Greeks invented three kinds of columns – Corinthian, Doric and Ironic.
(PS I had to read that last word really carefully)