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Tudor History Quiz – 23 July 2017

Happy Sunday! Yes, it's that time of week again! Time to grab a coffee and snack, get yourself comfortable and test your Tudor history knowledge. Don't worry, it's all good fun.

Good luck!

Tudor History Quiz - 23 July 2017

Q1) Which of these ladies died on 19th July 1543?

Anne Sapcote

Katherine Parr

Mary Stafford

Bess of Hardwick

Q2) On 15 May 1556, this man appeared in Edinburgh to face heresy charges.

Archibald Douglas

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

James Stewart, Earl of Moray

John Knox

Q3) Which of the following ladies was born on the 22nd of September 1515?

Anne of Cleves

Anne Parr

Katherine Howard

Catherine Carey

Q4) Which of the following men died at the Tower of London on 3rd November 1592?

Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

Thomas Howard, Lord Howard

John Perrot, Deputy of Ireland

Sir Walter Raleigh

Q5) Which of Henry VIII's physicians died on 22nd November 1545?

Thomas Wendy

William Butts

John Chambers

William Tilley

Q6) What did Anne Boleyn do on 1st March 1522?

She arrived in England

She performed in the Chateau Vert pageant

She became betrothed to Henry Percy

She began to be courted by Henry VIII

Q7) In which year was Henry VIII's younger sister Mary betrothed to Charles of Castile?





Q8) How many times was Henry VIII's sister, Margaret Tudor, married?

Three times



Four times

Q9) Who did Margaret Douglas dine with shortly before her death in 1578? An event which gave rise to rumours that she had been poisoned.

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

Lettice Knollys

Elizabeth I

Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester

Q10) John Dee had a huge collection of books in his library at his home of .......


Gidea Hall


Penshurst Place

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Tudor History Quiz – 23 July 2017