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Tudor History Quiz

Test your knowledge of Tudor history with this week's quiz. Grab your favourite beverage and a snack, make yourself comfortable and get your grain working with these general Tudor history quiz questions. Good luck!

Tudor History Quiz

Q1) This Tudor couple was featured in the song, "Sing a Song of Sixpence" - who were they?

Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor, Queen of France

James IV and Margaret Tudor

Q2) In 1562, Queen Elizabeth I contracted smallpox, where was she?

St James's Palace

Hampton Court Palace

Richmond Palace

Hatfield House

Q3) Which lady-in-waiting did Queen Elizabeth I refer to as 'that She Wolf'?

Elizabeth Throckmorton

Mary, Queen of Scots

Lettice Knollys

Catherine Carey

Q4) Which of Henry VIII's wives is believed to have been born in Lambeth?

Anne Boleyn

Jane Seymour

Catherine Howard

Catherine Parr

Q5) King Henry VIII died at the Palace of Whitehall in 1547, where did his father, Henry VII, die in 1509?

Greenwich Palace

St James's Palace

Richmond Palace

Windsor Castle

Q6) Lots of events happened at Hampton Court Palace - which of the following did NOT happen there?

The death of Jane Seymour

The arrest of Anne Boleyn

The birth of Edward VI

Henry VIII discovered Catherine Howard's colourful past

Q7) Which of the following Tudor Thomases was not executed?

Thomas Seymour

Thomas More

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk

Q8) During which monarch's reign did was the potato introduced into England?

Henry VIII's

Edward VI's

Mary I's

Elizabeth I's

Q9) True or false: Sir Francis Bryan lost his eye because of a fist fight?



Q10) True or false: Cardinal Wolsey wrote the book "Utopia"?



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Tudor History Quiz