Thomas Boleyn Quiz
As Friday was the anniversary of the death of Thomas Boleyn, father of Anne Boleyn and grandfather of Elizabeth I, on 12th March 1539, I thought we'd test your knowledge on him.
How much do you know about this gifted diplomat and royal servant?
Find out in this fun quiz.
#1. Thomas Boleyn was Earl of Ormonde and this English county.
#2. Thomas's paternal family came from this county.
#3. Thomas Boleyn was married to this woman.
#4. Thomas Boleyn was made this in 1509.
Knight of the Bath
Knight of the Garter
Earl of Ormond
#5. Thomas Boleyn had a wager with this person in 1513 regarding negotiations with the Empire.
Margaret of Austria
Margaret of Angoulême
#6. By 1521, Thomas Boleyn held this office.
Treasurer of the Household
#7. In 1536, Thomas Boleyn lost his office of Lord Privy Seal, who was appointed in his place?
#8. Following his wife's death in 1538, who was it rumoured that Thomas would marry?
#9. Where was Thomas laid to rest following his death on 12th March 1539?
St Peter's, Hever
St John the Baptist, Penshurst
St Mary's, Lambeth
St Michael's Framlingham
#10. Who paid for masses to be said for Thomas Boleyn following his death?