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The Tudor Society

Tudor Women Quiz 2

How much do you know about some of the prominent or famous women of the Tudor period? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz by Rebecca Larson.

Tudor Women Quiz 2

Q1) This woman was the wife of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal under Elizabeth I, and the mother of Sir Francis Bacon.

Mary Sidney

Mary Grey

Anne Cooke

Margaret Hoby

Q2) She was a servant girl whose trances and visions earned her a great reputation as a seer. Who was she?

Anne Askew

Elizabeth Barton

Margaret Clitheroe

None of the above

Q3) Mary Bassett was a skilled translator of Greek and Latin and the granddaughter of this man - who was he?

Thomas More

John Cheke

Thomas Cromwell

John Russell

Q4) This women was the eldest daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke and married William Cecil - who was she?

Mildred

Anne

Margaret

Eleanor

Q5) The daughter of William Blount, Lord Mountjoy she drew suspicion upon herself and her husband by continuing to correspond with Katherine of Aragon after her banishment from court. Who was she?

Maria de Salinas, Baroness Willoughby de Eresby

Elizabeth Scrope, Countess of Oxford

Gertrude Courtenay, Marchioness of Exeter

Anne Hastings, Countess of Shrewsbury

Q6) Arabella (Arbella) Stuart was cared for by her maternal grandmother who was, along with her husband, a custodian of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1569. Who was the grandmother?

Margaret Douglas

Frances Brandon

Elizabeth Talbot

Elizabeth Howard

Q7) Mary Sidney's father was the Lord Deputy of Ireland and Mary was the niece of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester. Mary married this man to become Countess of Pembroke, who was he?

Henry Herbert

Edmund Grindal

Henry Fitzalan

Charles Howard

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Tudor Women Quiz 2