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Richard III Quiz

Have fun with these questions on the man of the moment, Richard III.

Richard III

Q1) In what year was Richard III born?

1444

1460

1455

1452

Q2) Where was Richard III born?

Fotheringhay Castle

Middleham Castle

Barnard Castle

Warwick Castle

Q3) Richard's father was Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, but who was his mother?

Anne of York

Cecily Neville

Anne Neville

Lady Joan Beaufort

Q4) Who did Richard marry in 1472?

Anne de Beauchamp

Elizabeth Woodville

Isabella Neville

Anne Neville

Q5) Richard III had an illegitimate son by an unknown mother, what was his name?

Edward of Middleham

Arthur Plantagenet

John of Gloucester

Edward of Gloucester

Q6) In 1461, Richard became Duke of .... ?

Gloucester

York

Somerset

Cambridge

Q7) Richard became Lord Protector following the death of his brother Edward IV in which year?

1480

1482

1483

1484

Q8) Richard was crowned king in 1483 but in which month?

May

July

September

June

Q9) Which nobleman led a rebellion against Richard in 1483?

John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln

Sir William Stanley

John Howard, Duke of Norfolk

Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham

Q10) Richard III was defeated by Henry VII at which famous battle?

Battle of Bosworth Field

Battle of Flodden

Battle of Wakefield

Battle of Towton

Q11) What was Richard III's personal device?

White rose

White boar

White lion

The sun in splendour

Q12) Where were Richard III's remains buried?

St James the Greater, Dadlington

St James's Church, Sutton Cheney

St John Garlickhithe

Grey Friars Church, Leicester

Q13) In what year were his remains uncovered under a carpark in Leicester?

2011

2012

2013

2014

There are 6 comments Go To Comment

  1. D /

    13 / 13 🙂
    Love the quizzes!

  2. D /

    10/13…Bah Humbug!

    yep, the quizzes rock.

  3. L /

    At the beginning of the quiz I was hanging my head in shame, but redeemed myself half way through quiz, very enjoyable

    1. < / Post Author

      Well done!

  4. R /

    13/13 but as a Ricardian I would have been shot if I did get one wrong.

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Richard III Quiz