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John Dudley Quiz

John Dudley is a fascinating Tudor man, but how much do you know about him? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz. Good luck!

John Dudley Quiz

Q1) True or false: John's father, Edmund Dudley, was executed by King Henry VII?

True

False

Q2) Following his father's execution, who did John Dudley's mother, Elizabeth (née Grey) marry?

John Russell, Earl of Bedford

Arthur Plantagenet, Lord Lisle

William Fitzwilliam, Earl of Southampton

Sir Anthony Wingfield, Vice-Chamberlain

Q3) Some time after his father's death, John Dudley was sent to this man's household...

The King

Edward Guildford

Thomas Grey

Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk

Q4) John Dudley married Guildford's daughters, what was her name?

Anne

Catherine

Jane

Mary

Q5) How many sons did John and Jane have together?

3

5

8

10

Q6) Which of the following were daughters of John and Jane? (Tick all that apply)

Mary Sidney

Katherine Hastings

Jane Stafford

Elizabeth Throckmorton

Q7) Which of the following titles did John Dudley never hold?

Marquis of Northampton

Lord Lisle

Earl of Warwick

Duke of Northumberland

Q8) Where did the marriages of John's son Guildford (to Lady Jane Grey) and John's daughter Catherine (to Lord Henry Hastings) take place in May 1553?

Westminster Palace

Somerset House

Durham Place

Chelsea Old Manor

Q9) John Dudley served Anne of Cleves in this office...

Master of the Household

Esquire of the Household

Lord Chamberlain

Master of the Horse

Q10) Which office did John Dudley relinquish when he was made Earl of Warwick following Henry VIII's death?

Vice Admiral

Earl Marshal of England

Lord Admiral

Governor of Boulogne

By the way, you can find out more about him from Susan Higginbotham in her expert talk on him - click here.

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    Happy New Year, Claire and Tim.

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      Happy New Year!

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John Dudley Quiz