Henry VIII Quiz
As April is the anniversary of Henry VIII's accession in 1509, following the death of his father, Henry VII, I thought I'd test your knowledge of Henry VIII with a quiz.
How much do you know about this iconic Tudor king?
Get those little grey cells working with this fun quiz.
#1. Where was Henry VIII born?
Tower of London
#2. In which year did Henry become heir to the throne?
#3. How old was Henry when he became king?
#4. Who said of Henry VIII: "If my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go"?
#5. Who was the author of "The Obedience of a Christian Man", the book that inspired Henry to break with Rome?
#6. Which book earned Henry the title of Defender of the Faith (Fidei Defensor)?
Assertio Septem Sacramentorum
The Wayes to Perfect Religion
Defensio Henrici VIII
Concerning the Babylonish Captivity of the Church
#7. Which of these songs did Henry VIII write?
Alas, what shall I do for love?
Though some saith youth ruled me
Pastyme With Good Companye
All of the above
None of the above
#8. Henry VIII dressed in this colour on hearing news of Catherine of Aragon's death in January 1536?
#9. In which city was Henry supposed to meet his nephew, James V of Scotland, in September 1541?
#10. Where did Henry VIII die on 28th January 1547?