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The Princes in the Tower Quiz

As it's been the anniversary of the birth of King Edward V, one of the Princes in the Tower, this week, I thought we'd mark the occasion with a quiz on the Princes in the Tower.

So, grab your favourite snack and beverage, make yourself comfortable, and let's begin! Good luck!

Princes in the Tower Quiz

Q1) On which date in 1470 was Edward V, the eldest of the Princes in the Tower, born?

31 October

1 November

2 November

3 November

Q2) What was the age difference between Edward and his younger brother, Richard?

2 years 9 months

1 year and 2 months

3 years 3 months

18 months

Q3) In which of these properties was Edward V born?

Baynards Castle

Lambeth Palace

Cheyneygates

Sheen

Q4) Edward V's brother, Richard, was Duke of ........

Richmond

Somerset

Norfolk

York

Q5) Richard was also known as "Richard of ........."

Shrewsbury

March

Hereford

Gloucester

Q6) In which year did Richard marry Anne de Mowbray?

1474

1478

1481

1482

Q7) On which of these dates did Edward become king?

1 February 1483

22 April 1483

9th April 1483

21 April 1483

Q8) For how long was Edward King of England?

1 year

Just over 6 months

3 weeks

Just over 2 months

Q9) Which of the following has been accused of murdering Edward and Richard, the Princes in the Tower? Tick all that apply.

Margaret Beaufort

Henry VII

Richard III

Henry Stafford

Q10) True or false: Pretender Perkin Warbeck claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, in King Henry VII's reign?

True

False

There are 5 comments Go To Comment

  1. R /

    Hi Claire, since nobody knows when and if Edward V died, I would be interested to know why you believe he died in November as opposed to the most common theory of late June to late September 1483. He was born on 2nd November. Is that what the anniversary should say?

    Cheers

  2. R /

    Hi Claire, since nobody knows when and if Edward V died, I would be interested to know why you believe he died in November as opposed to the most common theory of late June to late September 1483. He was born on 2nd November. Is that what the anniversary should say?

    Cheers

    LynMarie

    1. < / Post Author

      Oh dear, yes, sorry, at least I got it right in my “on this day” lol and in the quiz! I’m not feeling great at the moment so am struggling. Thanks for pointing that out.

      1. M /

        Hope you’re feeling better soon. Michelle t

      2. R /

        Sorry, Claire, hearing you are not well. Don’t worry about it. Just get some rest and get well. Take care.

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The Princes in the Tower Quiz