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Wars of the Roses Personalities Quiz

Test your knowledge on the people and families of the Wars of the Roses in this fun quiz.

Wars of the Roses Personalities

Q1) The Battle of St Albans is said to be the first battle of the Wars of the Roses, but who commanded the Yorkist side?

Edward, Earl of March

Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick

Richard, Duke of York

Richard, Duke of Gloucester

Q2) In which year was Henry VI first deposed and replaced by Edward IV?

1461

1470

1466

1471

Q3) Who was Henry VI married to?

Margaret Beaufort

Cecily Neville

Catherine of Valois

Margaret of Anjou

Q4) Which man was known as "the Kingmaker"?

Richard, Duke of York

Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick

Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset

John Neville, Baron Neville

Q5) A feud between which two great northern families contributed to the Wars of the Roses?

Cliffords and Beauforts

Herberts and Howards

Percys and Howards

Percys and Nevilles

Q6) At which battle did Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, die?

First Battle of St Albans

Blore Heath

Tewkesbury

Mortimor's Cross

Q7) Edmund, Earl of Rutland, was the son of which Wars of the Roses commander?

Richard, Earl of Salisbury

Richard, Earl of Warwick

Richard, Duke of York

Henry Beaufort

Q8) Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI, was the daughter of .....

Louis II of Anjou

René, King of Naples

Charles VII of France

Louis XI of France

Q9) Who led the Lancastrians at the Battle of Blore Heath in 1459?

Henry Beaufort, Duke of Somerset

Henry Percy, Duke of Northumberland

John Clifford

James Tuchet, Lord Audley

Q10) In which year was Henry VI restored to the throne?

1465

1470

1471

1469

Q11) Which county of England were the Neville family from originally?

Durham

Yorkshire

Cumbria

Northumerland

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Wars of the Roses Personalities Quiz