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Edward VI Quiz

Sundays come round rather quickly, don't they? I hope you've had a lovely weekend so far.

It's time to grab your favourite beverage and snack, to make yourself comfortable and to get that brain working.
Just how much do you know about King Edward VI? Find out with this quiz!

Edward VI Quiz

Q1) Which of the following men acted as a tutor to Edward VI?

John Cheke

Richard Cox

Roger Ascham

All of the above

None of them

Q2) On what date was Edward proclaimed king by Thomas Wriothesley, Lord Chancellor?

28 January 1547

29 January 1547

30 January 1547

31 January 1547

Q3) Where did Edward VI die in 1553?

Hampton Court Palace

Greenwich Palace

St James's Palace

Windsor Castle

Q4) True or false: Edward VI was just seven years old when he became king?



Q5) On what date did Edward VI's coronation take place?

31 January 1547

5 February 1547

17 February 1547

20 February 1547

Q6) Which of the following people were not related to Edward VI by blood?

Catherine Grey

Anne Seymour, Duchess of Somerset

Margaret Douglas

Elizabeth Cromwell

Q7) An informant told this person that the young king often complained about his lack of pocket money.

Edward Seymour

Thomas Seymour

John Dudley

William Paget

Q8) True or false: Edward VI's mother, Jane Seymour, had royal blood?



Q9) True or false: The Seymour family arrived in England with William the Conqueror in the 11th century.



Q10) Edward's mother, Jane Seymour, was Henry VIII's ................ wife.





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Edward VI Quiz