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Events of Henry VIII’s Reign Quiz

As it's the anniversary of the birth of Henry VIII tomorrow, 28th June, I thought I'd test your knowledge of some of the events of his reign, which lasted from April 1509 to January 1547.

How much do you know about the events of King Henry VIII's reign?

Test yourself with this fun quiz.


#1. On 9th September 1513, this battle saw England defeating the Scots and killing King James IV.

#2. In 1515, this man became Lord Chancellor.

#3. In which year was Henry VIII's illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy, born?

#4. In which year was Henry VIII made Defender of the Faith?

#5. In which year did the English Parliament pass the Act of Supremacy establishing Henry VIII as Supreme Head of the Church in England?

#6. The Dissolution of the Monasteries began in earnest in this year...

#7. This rising was the beginning of the 1536 Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion.

#8. The Act of Union, which incorporated Wales with England, was passed in this year.

#9. The Reformation Parliament, which passed all of the major pieces of legislation to do with the break with Rome, began in this year and was dissolved in April 1536.

#10. This injunction was issued in 1536 and its full title was "Articles devised by the King's Higness' Majesty to stablish Christian quietness and unity among us".


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Events of Henry VIII’s Reign Quiz