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The Tudor Society

Boleyn Family Quiz

This week's Sunday quiz tests your knowledge of a prominent Tudor family, the Boleyn family. How much do you know about them? Find out with this fun quiz. Good luck!

Boleyns Family Quiz

Q1) In which year did Anne Boleyn go to Mechelen to join Margaret of Austria's court?

1512

1513

1514

1515

Q2) Which of these relatives of Anne Boleyn was Lord Mayor of London?

Geoffrey Boleyn

William Boleyn

Thomas Boleyn

James Boleyn

Q3) This uncle of Queen Anne Boleyn served as her chancellor.

Sir John Shelton

William Boleyn

Sir James Boleyn

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk

Q4) This sister of Thomas Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn's father, was placed in charge of the household of Mary, daughter of King Henry VIII.

Margaret Boleyn

Jane Calthorpe

Elizabeth Boleyn

Anne Shelton

Q5) What was the maiden name of Jane, wife of George Boleyn, Lord Rochford?

Morley

Parker

Carey

Shelton

Q6) In which year did Anne Boleyn make her debut at the English court, according to contemporary sources?

1520

1523

1521

1522

Q7) Anne Boleyn's paternal grandmother, Margaret, was of the Butler family of Ireland. Which castle was their family seat?

Kilkenny

Clonony

Carrickfergus

Slane

Q8) Thomas Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's father, became Earl of Ormonde and Earl of ........... in 1529.

Rochford

Wiltshire

Pembroke

Herford

Q9) in which year did Anne Boleyn's sister, Mary, die?

1538

1540

1543

1542

Q10) After Thomas Boleyn's death in 1539, who was left still living at Hever Castle?

Elizabeth Boleyn

Mary Boleyn

Catherine Carey

Margaret Butler

Q11) In which of these churches are the remains of Anne Boleyn's father, Thomas Boleyn, and brothers, Henry and Thomas, buried? Tick all that apply.

St Peter's, Hever

St Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London

All Hallows, Barking

St John the Baptist, Penshurst

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Boleyn Family Quiz