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Tudor History Quiz – 2 July 2017

Yes, it's time for our weekly quiz, so grab a comfortable seat, a refreshing drink (and a yummy snack, why not?)
and test your Tudor history knowledge with this fun quiz. Good luck!

Tudor History Quiz - 2 July 2017

Q1) Which of the following was born on 28th January?

Henry VIII

Mary I

Henry VII

Elizabeth I

Q2) Which Tudor queen consort was born on 16th December?

Jane Seymour

Elizabeth of York

Anne of Cleves

Catherine of Aragon

Q3) What was the Ruthven Raid?

A raid to free Mary, Queen of Scots

An attempt by Scottish Protestant noblemen to prevent James VI from embracing Catholicism.

A raid to kill Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

A way to distract the guards of Edward VI so Thomas Seymour could kidnap him.

Q4) Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset was lord treasurer of England as well as playwright and poet. Which famous family were the Sackvilles closely related to?

The Seymours

The Howards

The Boleyns

The Russells

Q5) Which of the following poems were written by William Shakespeare? (select two)

The Phoenix and the Turtle

The Rape of Lucrece

Patience, Though I Have Not

And Wilt Thus Leave Me Thus

Q6) Which of the following is the proper order in rank of Tudor peerage?

Duke, Marquis, Earl, Baron & Viscount

Duke, Marquis, Earl, Viscount & Baron

Duke, Earl, Marquis, Viscount & Baron

Marquis, Duke, Earl, Viscount & Baron

Q7) Which battle occurred on 16 August 1513?

Battle of Flodden

Battle of Solway Moss

Battle of Bosworth

Battle of the Spurs

Q8) In 1532, Anne Boleyn was made Marquis of ......

Pembroke

Wiltshire

Rochford

Exeter

Q9) Who became Lord Privy Seal after Thomas Boleyn lost the office in 1536?

Henry Fitzroy

Thomas Audley

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Wriothesley

Q10) In which year was Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, born?

1492

1489

1491

1500

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Tudor History Quiz – 2 July 2017