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July Births and Deaths True or False Quiz

July is a busy month for "on this day in Tudor history" births and deaths, but how much do you know about the people who were born or who died in this month? Find out by testing yourself in our Sunday quiz. Good luck!

July Births and Deaths True or False quiz

Q1) True or false: The martyrs Thomas Abell, Edward Powell, Richard Fetherston, Robert Barnes, William Jerome and Thomas Garrard who were martyred on 30th July 1540 were a mixture of Catholics and Reformers?

True

False

Q2) True or false: Agnes Waterhouse, who died on 29th July 1589, was burned for witchcraft?

True

False

Q3) True or false: Hadrianus Junius (Adriaen de Jonghe), physician, scholar, poet and historian, who was born on 1st July 1511, was known as a "second Erasmus" by his contemporaries?

True

False

Q4) Rrue or false: William Turner, who died on 7th July 1568, is known as "the father of English entomology and of ornithology"

True

False

Q5) True or false: Architect Inigo Jones, who was born on 15th July 1573, designed Banqueting House in London?

True

False

Q6) True or false: Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and Mary Tudor, Queen of France, named their eldest daughter Frances because she was born on St Francis's Day (16th July) in 1517?

True

False

Q7) True or false: Anne of Cleves died at her home in Lewes on 16th July 1557?

True

False

Q8) True or false: Richard Carew, who was born on 17th July 1555, antiquary, translator, poet, AND bee-keeper?

True

False

Q9) True or false: on 28th July 1591, Puritan and alleged prophet, William Hacket, was executed at Cheapside Cross after he had pierced a portrait of Elizabeth I “in the very place representing her royall eyes”?

True

False

Q10) True or false: Henry VIII's illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, died on 22nd July 1536, the same year as Anne Boleyn's execution?

True

False

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July Births and Deaths True or False Quiz