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Henry VIII Quiz 2

As it's Henry VIII's birthday today I thought I'd do another quiz on this iconic king - enjoy!

Henry VIII - Quiz 2

Q1) Henry VIII is known as "The Father of the............."

English Parliament

English Navy

Church

English Theatre

Q2) How old was Henry VIII when he became king?

18

17

16

19

Q3) Henry VIII's forces defeated the Scots at the Battle of Flodden, but in which year did the battle take place?

1512

1546

1536

1513

Q4) The Field of the Cloth of Gold was a diplomatic meeting between Henry VIII and the King of France, who was King of France at the time?

Louis XII

Charles VIII

Henry II

Francis I

Q5) How many Lord Chancellors did Henry have during his reign?

5

4

6

3

Q6) Who wrote that Henry VIII went "two hours without speaking" after his jousting accident in 1536?

Eustace Chapuys

Dr Ortiz

Edward Hall

Charles Wriothesley

Q7) Where was Henry VIII's son Edward VI born?

Richmond Palace

Greenwich Palace

York Place

Hampton Court Palace

Q8) The Valor Ecclesiasticus, a survey of the finances and property of the Church, was introduced in which year of Henry's reign?

1534

1535

1536

1533

Q9) Henry VIII married his fifth wife on 28 July 1540 but which prominent Tudor personality was executed on that day?

Thomas More

Henry Howard

Margaret Pole

Thomas Cromwell

Q10) Which famous Tudor acted as godfather to Henry VIII's illegitimate son?

Thomas Wolsey

Thomas More

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cranmer

Q11) Which of Henry VIII's wives was the first female ambassador in European history?

Anne Boleyn

Catherine Parr

Anne of Cleves

Catherine of Aragon

Q12) Henry VIII died in 1547 but in which month?

January

April

June

July

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    well I have to say I cheated a little one this exam!!! I do not do well on dates!!!

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Henry VIII Quiz 2