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The Tudors on TV and in movies quiz

The Tudor period has been brought to life on the silver screen and on TV in a multitude of movies and TV series. Test your knowledge and your memory with this fun quiz.

The Tudors on TV and in movies

Q1) In which year was the first season of Showtime's "The Tudors" broadcast?





Q2) What was the tagline of the 2011 film "Anonymous"?

Was Shakespeare a fraud?

Was the Virgin queen really a virgin?

A disputed succession

Who killed Kit Marlowe?

Q3) Who played Queen Elizabeth I in Black Adder II?

Helen Mirren

Miranda Richardson

Kathy Burke

Miriam Margolyes

Q4) Who was the protagonist of the 1986 film "God's Outlaw"?

Martin Luther

John Calvin

William Tyndale

Thomas More

Q5) The 2013 series "Reign" is about which historical personality?

Mary I

Mary Tudor, Queen of France

Elizabeth I

Mary, Queen of Scots

Q6) Whose reign did the BBC2 drama "The Shadow of the Tower" focus on?

Henry VII

Lady Jane Grey

Richard III

Elizabeth I

Q7) Cate Blanchett played Elizabeth I in "Elizabeth", but who played Robert Dudley?

Laurence Fox

Ralph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes

Liam Neeson

Q8) Which couple are the 1908 and 1922 movies "When Knighthood was in Flower" about?

Henry VIII and Catherine Howard

Mary, Queen of Scots, and Lord Darnley

Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor

Q9) Who played Henry VIII in the film "The Private Life of Henry VIII"?

Errol Flynn

Charles Laughton

Keith Michell

Ray Winstone

There are 2 comments Go To Comment

  1. R

    Recently purchased the Henry Vll series Shadow of the Tower, brilliant.

    1. C - Post Author

      It is a wonderful series.

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The Tudors on TV and in movies quiz