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Tudor people’s ages

This week's Claire Chats was about the ages that prominent people lived to in the Tudor period, so I was inspired to test you on this topic in this week's quiz. I do hope you enjoy this bit of Tudor fun! Good luck!

Tudor people's ages

Q1) Which of the Tudor monarchs lived the longest?

Henry VIII

Henry VII

Mary I

Elizabeth I

Q2) Which of the Tudor monarch's consorts lived the longest?

Philip II of Spain

Anne of Cleves

Elizabeth of York

Catherine Parr

Q3) Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, was lucky when Henry VIII died before his scheduled execution, but to what age did he live? (approximately)

95

81

74

66

Q4) Which of King Henry VIII's wives lived the longest?

Catherine Parr

Jane Seymour

Anne of Cleves

Catherine of Aragon

Q5) True or false: King Henry VIII lived longer than his father, King Henry VII?

True

False

Q6) True or false: Elizabeth of York died on her 41st birthday?

True

False

Q7) How old is Lady Jane Grey (Queen Jane) thought to have been at her execution in 1554?

16

21

18

14

Q8) True or false: Mary I was just 42 years old when she died in 1558?

True

False

Q9) How old was Mary, Queen of Scots, when she was executed in 1587?

36

52

44

48

Q10) True or false: Edward VI was 15 when he died?

True

False

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Tudor people’s ages