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Anne of Cleves Quiz

Today's quiz is on Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife - good luck!

Anne of Cleves Quiz

Q1) In 1539 these two men were sent to Calais to escort Anne of Cleves to England and were described in Hall's Chronicle as, ‘richly appareled.' (Select two)

William Compton

Francis Bryan

Henry Howard

Thomas Seymour

Q2) How long was it between the death of Queen Jane and Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne of Cleves?

2 years, 2 months and 13 days

1 year, 8 months and 24 days

4 months and 5 days

3 years, 2 months and 7 days

Q3) This actress played Anne of Cleves in the Showtime series, “The Tudors.”

Elsa Lanchester

Joss Stone

Elvi Hale

Jessica Simpson

Q4) The Duke of Cleves signed the marriage treaty on this date...

1 December 1539

4 September 1539

17 July 1539

30 December 1539

Q5) When Anne and Henry married the King was forty-eight years old, how old was Anne of Cleves?





Q6) This man is the one who urged Henry VIII to marry Anne of Cleves to help strengthen England's position within Europe.

Richard Rich

Stephen Gardiner

Thomas Howard

Thomas Cromwell

Q7) Who said this to Henry VIII - “Perhaps, Sire, you would like to try them one after the other, and keep the one you found the most agreeable.” It was also noted that Henry blushed at the statement.

Louis de Perreau, Ambassador of Castillon

Eustace Chapuys, Imperial Ambassador

Thomas Bellenden, Ambassador of Scotland

Dionysius Beurraeus, Ambassador of Sweden

Q8) How old was Anne of Cleves when she died?





Q9) Where is Anne of Cleves' resting place?

Peterborough Abbey

St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Worcester Cathedral

Westminster Abbey

There are 4 comments Go To Comment

  1. D

    Wow! This was my first “Poor – oh dear, your can do better” quiz ever. I don’t think I’ve ever done this badly before. I usually ace the quizzes. And here I though i knew a lot about Anne of Cleves! How humiliating…

    1. C - Post Author

      Just don’t tell anyone!

  2. A

    8 out of 9 for me! I love Anne of Cleves, I think she was a remarkable woman 🙂

  3. A

    Oh dear…this is my second poor lyou can do better! Oh no!

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Anne of Cleves Quiz