When Was the British Passport Invented?
12 March 2019, 14:02
How long has a passport been necessary in Britain?
Mystery Hour Question
When was the British passport invented?
Who: Josh, Warrington
Qualifications: English Literature and History Masters
Answer: The first British passport was created by Henry V in the fifteenth century. An act of parliament was passed that made it a crime to kill anyone who was carrying a passport signed by the king.