Have fun with these 13 questions on the Wars of the Roses.
Wars of the Roses
They call it "the Cousins' War".
Wrong, it was used by the House of York.
Correct, he was just 8 1/2 months old when his father Henry V died on 31 August 1422.
Wrong, he became king on 31 August 1422 at the age of 8 1/2 months, on the death of his father Henry V.
Correct, they married in 1445.
Wrong, it was Margaret of Anjou. They married in 1445.
Wrong, it was in 1461.
Correct, following the defection of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, and his victory over Edward at the Battle of Edgecote Moor.
Wrong, it was in 1469, following the defection of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, and his victory over Edward at the Battle of Edgecote Moor.
Correct! It took place on 4 May 1471.
Wrong, it was the Battle of Tewkesbury on 4 May 1471.
Correct! Edward V was only 12 and his uncle Richard III claimed the crown in June 1483.
Wrong, it was his 12 year-old son Edward V, although he only reigned until June 1483 when Richard III claimed the throne.
Correct! They were the sons of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.
Wrong. They were Edward V and Richard, Duke of York, sons of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.
Correct! Anne was the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, the "Kingmaker".
Wrong. He was married to Anne Neville, daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, the "Kingmaker"
Wrong, he was Duke of Gloucester.
Correct! Eleanor was the daughter of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury.
Wrong, it was Lady Eleanor Butler, daughter of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury.
Correct! It was on 22 August 1485.
Wrong, it was on 22 August 1485.
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?
it says he became king on 31 August 1422
Yes, that’s right.
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.
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These quizzes are fun!
Love the quizes.