A quiz that might just put you off those tempting Christmas choccies!
Executions and Torture
Correct! He was said to have been racked 2-3 times.
Wrong! It was because he had been racked several times.
Correct! Cranmer was burned to death on 21 March 1556.
Wrong! It was Thomas Cranmer, former Archbishop of Canterbury.
Wrong! Anne was charged with adultery, incest and plotting to kill the king.
Correct! Latimer and Ridley were burnt at the stake in October 1555 and Cranmer in March 1556.
Wrong! They were Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley and Thomas Cranmer
Correct! All 18 have been recognised by the Catholic Church as martyrs.
Wrong! 18 were executed and all of them have been recognised as martyrs by the Catholic Church.
Correct! Roose claimed that he had put purgatives in the food “as a jest” and had not meant to harm anyone.
Wrong! He was charged with poisoning soup/pottage served to the household of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester.
Correct! German spy Josef Jakobs was shot by a firing squad at the Tower on 15th August 1941.
Wrong! It was on 15th August 1941 when German spy Josef Jakobs was shot by a firing squad.
Wrong! Her father was George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III.
Correct! Margaret was executed on 25 March 1586.
Wrong! She was executed on 25 March 1586 in the reign of Elizabeth I.
Wrong! It's said to have been 284.
Wrong! It was Robert Aske, one of the leaders of the Pilgrimage of Grace.
Correct! The Tyburn Tree was the gallows at Tyburn where it is said that over 50,000 people met their deaths.
Wrong! They mark the spot of the Tyburn Tree, the gallows at Tyburn where it is said that over 50,000 people met their deaths.
Wrong! It was a meat market.