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Wars of the Roses Quiz

Wars of the Roses

Q1) Authors Philippa Gregory, Alison Weir and Sarah Gristwood have relabelled the Wars of the Roses as...

The Hundred Years' War

The Cousins' War

The Quarrel of the Two Roses

The Plantagenet Wars

Q2) Which royal house used the white rose as its badge?

The House of York

The House of Lancaster

The House of Tudor

The House of Lannister

Q3) In what year did Henry VI become king?

1420

1427

1422

1421

Q4) Who was Henry VI's queen consort?

Margaret Beaufort

Elizabeth Woodville

Cecily Neville

Margaret of Anjou

Q5) In what year was Henry VI first deposed by Edward of York, who became Edward IV?

1461

1463

1469

1470

Q6) In what year was Edward IV deposed and Henry VI returned to the throne?

1465

1470

1467

1469

Q7) Edward IV recovered his crown in 1471 following his victory at which battle?

Tewkesbury

Towton

Ludford Bridge

Northampton

Q8) Edward IV died in April 1483 and was succeeded by...

Richard III

Henry VII

Edward V

Henry VIII

Q9) The "Princes in the Tower" were...

Edward V and Richard, Duke of Gloucester

Edward VI and Richard, Duke of York

Edward V and Henry, Duke of Buckingham

Edward V and Richard, Duke of York

Q10) Who was Richard III married to?

Anne Neville

Cecily Neville

Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth Woodville

Q11) Before he became king, Richard III was Duke of...

York

Buckingham

Gloucester

Richmond

Q12) It was claimed that Edward IV's marriage to Elizabeth Woodville was not valid because Edward had been pre-contracted to Lady...

Anne de Beauchamp

Isabella Neville

Alice Montagu

Eleanor Butler

Q13) In what year did Henry Tudor defeat Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field?

1485

1491

1477

1484

There are 7 comments Go To Comment

  1. F /

    i would like to know if this is right on the war of the roses is right. it is the one that ask in what year did HenryV1 be come king i said 1422 and it said i did nit get it right so what is it 1420,1427,1422. could some one till me if i was right are not?

    1. E /

      it says he became king on 31 August 1422

      1. < / Post Author

        Yes, that’s right.

    2. < / Post Author

      Thanks for spotting that, Fran, 31 August 1422 is correct but I had missed putting the correct answer in for that one – sorry! It’s fixed now.

  2. D /

    Love these quizzes… 🙂

  3. S /

    These quizzes are fun!

  4. T /

    Love the quizes.

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Wars of the Roses Quiz