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Katherine Parr Quiz

This Sunday's brain-stretcher is a quiz on the life of Katherine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth and final wife. How much do you know about this fascinating Tudor lady? Grab your favourite drink and snack, make yourself comfy, and let's begin... Good luck!

Katherine Parr Quiz

Q1) What was Katherine's motto?

The Most Happy

To be useful in all I do

No other will but his

Humble and loyal

Q2) Where did Henry VIII and Katherine Parr get married on 12th July 1543?

Westminster Palace

St James's Palace

Whitehall

Hampton Court Palace

Q3) True or false: Katherine's mother, Maud Green, served in Katherine of Aragon's household.

True

False

Q4) In 1517, when she was five, Katherine Parr's father died. What happened to Katherine and her siblings after his death?

They were sent to live with relatives

They remained with their mother

They were sent to a monastery

None of the above

Q5) It is well documented that Katherine had a keen interest in .....

Astrology

Medicine

Botany

Alchemy

Q6) Upon her death, this was found in her possession ...

Portraits of Henry VIII's other wives

The jewels she had been fighting for

Antique and foreign coins

A prayer book that once belonged to Anne Boleyn

Q7) As an adult, Katherine was fluent in French, Latin, and Italian. As queen she began to study which other language?

Greek

Spanish

Portuguese

Welsh

Q8) True or false: Katherine's mother, Maud, was still alive when her daughter became queen?

True

False

Q9) How many people are recorded as attending the wedding of Katherine and Henry VIII?

3

12

18

Over 50

Q10) Who acted as chief mourner at Katherine's funeral in 1548?

Her stepdaughter Mary

Lady Jane Grey

Her stepdaughter Elizabeth

Her sister, Anne parr

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Katherine Parr Quiz