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Seymour Family – True or false?

The Seymour family was a very important family in the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, but just how much do you know about them? Grab a coffee and snack, and settle down to test your knowledge with this fun quiz. Good luck!

The Seymour Family - True or False?

Q1) True or false: When Thomas Seymour was Lord High Admiral it was John Dudley who was his Vice-Admiral?

True

False

Q2) True or false: Henry Seymour, brother of Edward and Thomas, was a carver in the household of Katherine Parr in 1545?

True

False

Q3) True or false: Margery Wentworth married John Seymour on 22 October 1500?

True

False

Q4) True or false: In his diary, Edward VI wrote the following words regarding the execution of his uncle, Edward Seymour: ‘the Duke of Somerset unjustly had his head cut off upon Tower Hill between eight and nine o’clock in the morning.’?

True

False

Q5) True or false: Elizabeth Seymour, sister of Queen Jane Seymour, was married four times?

True

False

Q6) True or false: It was suggested twice that Thomas Seymour should marry Mary Howard, Duchess of Richmond and Somerset.

True

False

Q7) True or false: Edward Seymour had two sons with his first wife, Katherine Fillol.

True

False

Q8) True or false: Henry Seymour was created Earl of Wiltshire during the celebrations for his nephew Edward VI's coronation?

True

False

Q9) True or false: Thomas Seymour proposed to Lady Elizabeth (the future Elizabeth I) twice?

True

False

Q10) True or false: Elizabeth Seymour, even though she was younger sister of Jane Seymour, married prior before Jane?

True

False

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Seymour Family – True or false?