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The Tudor Family of Wales Quiz

The House of Tudor originated in Wales but how much do you know about the Tudors' links with Wales? Find out with this fun quiz.

The Tudor Family of Wales

Q1) The birthplace of the Tudor family, which eventually became the House of Tudor, is said to be Penmynydd, but where is it?

Pembrokeshire

Flintshire

Anglesey

Gwent

Q2) Maredudd ap Tudor, a member of the Tudors of Penmynydd, supported whose rebellion in 1400?

Owain Glyndŵr's

Llywelyn ap Iorwerth's

Rhys ap Gruffudd's

Dafydd ap Llywelyn's

Q3) Who was Maredudd ap Tudur's famous son?

Jasper Tudor

Edmund Tudor

Rhys ap Tudor

Owen Tudor

Q4) Who did Owen Tudor marry ?

Margaret Beaufort

Elizabeth of York

Catherine of Valois

Katherine Swynford

Q5) True or false - Jasper Tudor was the eldest son of Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois.

True

False

Q6) In which Welsh castle did Edmund Tudor die of plague in November 1456?

Camarthen

Aberystwyth

Carreg Cennen

Pembroke

Q7) His widow gave birth to his son at Pembroke Castle in January 1457, what did she call him?

Jasper

Henry

Rhys

Owen

Q8) Which castle was the seat of the Herbert family and was where Henry VII spent his early life?

Cardiff Castle

Pembroke Castle

Conwy Castle

Raglan Castle

Q9) In which Welsh county did Henry VII land in August 1485 on his return from exile in Brittany?

Monmouthshire

Gwynedd

Pembrokeshire

Ceredigion

Q10) Henry VII made use of the dragon of Cadwallader at his coronation. What colour was the dragon?

Green

Red

White

Gold

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The Tudor Family of Wales Quiz