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September Tudor Events Quiz

September was a busy month for "on this day" Tudor history events, but how much do you know about these events and people? Find out with this week's fun Sunday quiz. It's good to get the little grey cells working.

Good Luck!

September Tudor Events Quiz

Q1) Which of these men commanded the English forces against the Scots at the Battle of Flodden on 9th September 1513?

John Russell, Earl of Bedford

Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey

Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

Q2) The infant Mary, Queen of Scots, daughter of the late King James V, was crowned here on 9th September 1543.

Stirling Castle

Linlithgow Palace


Edinburgh Castle

Q3) Anne Boleyn was created Marquess of Pembroke here on 1st September 1532.

Hampton Court Palace

Whitehall Palace

St James' Palace

Windsor Castle

Q4) Who was the author of the pamphlet “On the Freedom of a Christian” (also known as “A Treatise on Christian Liberty”) which was sent to the pope on 6th September 1520?

Martin Luther

Heinrich Bullinger

John Calvin

Thomas More

Q5) On 6th September 1578, Sir Francis Drake entered the Pacific Ocean on his circumnavigation of the globe in a ship which came to be called The Golden Hinde. What was it actually called on that date?

The Revenge

The Regent

The Gloriana

The Pelican

Q6) On 29th September 1564, Robert Dudley received this title.

Earl of Essex

Earl of Warwick

Earl of Leicester

Earl of Arundel

Q7) Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth I) was christened here on 10th September 1533.

Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace

Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London

Church of Observant Friars, Greenwich

Westminster Abbey

Q8) In which year was Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, found dead at the bottom of stairs in her home on 8th September?





Q9) Which of these couples got married on 7th September 1533?

Edward Seymour and Anne Stanhope

Catherine Parr and John Neville (Baron Latimer)

John Dudley and Jane Guildford

Charles Brandon and Catherine Willoughby

Q10) Catherine Parr died here on 5th September 1548.

Sudeley Castle

Kenilworth Castle

Chelsea Old Manor

Hever Castle

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September Tudor Events Quiz