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Burials and Resting Places Quiz

Who's buried where? How much do you know about the resting places of the Tudors? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz.

Burials and resting places

Q1) Henry VIII 'appropriated' Cardinal Wolsey's beautiful black marble sarcophagus made by Benedetto da Rovezzano, but who ended up having it mark his resting place?

Edward VI

Charles I

Lord Nelson

Duke of Wellington

Q2) Sir Thomas More's body was buried at St Peter ad Vincula, the Chapel Royal of the Tower of London, but in which English city is his head buried?

Canterbury

Oxford

Leicester

Cambridge

Q3) Mary, Queen of Scots' remains were moved to Westminster Abbey by her son James I but where was she originally buried?

Fotheringhay Castle

York Minster

All Saints, Northampton

Peterborough Abbey

Q4) Catherine of Aragon left instructions to be buried in a convent/monastery of which order?

Carthusian

Observant

Cistercian

Benedictine

Q5) Which wife of Henry VIII is buried in Westminster Abbey?

Anne of Cleves

Catherine Parr

Catherine of Aragon

Anne Boleyn

Q6) Where is the tomb of Edmund Tudor, father of Henry VII?

Cardiff Cathedral

St Asaph Cathedral

St David's Cathedral

Bangor Cathedral

Q7) Jane Seymour's body was buried in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, but where is it claimed that her heart was buried?

Wolf Hall

Hampton Court Palace

Westminster Abbey

Whitehall

Q8) Which Tudor royal is buried at Worcester Cathedral?

Mary Tudor

Margaret Tudor

Elizabeth of York

Arthur Tudor

Q9) In which county is Mary Tudor, Queen of France buried?

Suffolk

Norfolk

Cambridgeshire

Lincolnshire

Q10) How many Tudor monarchs are buried in Westminster Abbey?

3

4

2

5

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  1. R /

    King John is also buried in Worcester Cathedral of course.

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Burials and Resting Places Quiz