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Tudor monarchs true or false quiz

Today's quiz tests your knowledge of our favourite monarchs, those of the House of Tudor. So, grab a coffee and your favourite snack, get yourself settled and let's begin.... Good luck!

Tudor monarchs - true or false?

Q1) True or false: Henry VII was born at Raglan Castle?

True

False

Q2) True or false: Henry VII spent 14 years in exile in Normandy before he returned to England to claim the throne?

True

False

Q3) True or false: Pope Leo X gave Henry VIII the title Fidei Defensor (Defender of the Faith) in 1521?

True

False

Q4) True or false: Henry VIII loved commissioning the building of palaces and one of his palaces was Nonsuch Palace in Kent?

True

False

Q5) True or false: The 1543 Treaty of Greenwich arranged the marriage of young Prince Edward (future Edward VI) with the infant Mary, Queen of Scots?

True

False

Q6) True or false: A young Edward VI was cared for by Lady Anne Shelton and Katherine Champernowne?

True

False

Q7) True or false: Lady Jane Grey was about sixteen when she became queen in July 1553?

True

False

Q8) True or false: Jane was proclaimed queen on 10th July 1553?

True

False

Q9) True or false: Henry VIII sent Mary to the Welsh Marches in 1525 to preside over a Council of Wales and the Marches?

True

False

Q10) True or false: Mary I's Archbishop of Canterbury was Stephen Gardiner?

True

False

Q11) True or false: Elizabeth I's mottoes included semper eadem (always the same), en ma fin gît ma commencement (in my end is my beginning) and video et taceo (I see but say nothing)?

True

False

Q12) True or false: Elizabeth I exported lead and tin to the Ottoman Empire?

True

False

There are 2 comments Go To Comment

  1. R

    Yo, love some of the “trick” brain teasers, like Henry Tudor being in exile for 14_years but not Normandy, Brittany, ha, very cleverly worded.

    1. C - Post Author

      Ha! I like to try and keep you on your toes!

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Tudor monarchs true or false quiz