The Tudor Society

Which historian?

A fun quiz on Tudor historians and authors - good luck!

Which historian?

Q1) Which historian wrote "The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn", "Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery" and "The Reformation Experience"?

Alison Weir

Derek Wilson

Eric Ives

John Guy

Q2) Which historian writes historical fiction under the pseudonym James Forrester?

Ian Mortimer

David Starkey

Simon Schama

David Loades

Q3) Which historian stepped down from the position of Chief Executive of English Heritage in May 2015 after 13 years?

Lucy Worsley

Suzannah Lipscomb

David Starkey

Simon Thurley

Q4) Which of these historians is presently Joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces alongside Lucy Worsley?

Suzannah Lipscomb

Tracy Borman

David Starkey

John Guy

Q5) Which historian started her working life as a journalist, writing for Country Life, Spectator, the Daily Express and the Guardian?

Leanda de Lisle

Alison Weir

Julia Fox

Linda Porter

Q6) Which historian was responsible for the 2015 TV series "Sex and the Church" which explored how Christianity has shaped western attitudes to sex, gender and sexuality throughout history?

Simon Schama

David Starkey

Diarmaid MacCulloch

John Guy

Q7) Which historian did Suzannah Lipscomb join up with to write and present the recent series "Henry VIII And His Six Wives"?

Helen Castor

Lucy Worsley

Dan Snow

Dan Jones

Q8) What does the 'R' stand for in G.R. Elton?





Q9) Which historian is the co-founder of LIFE, the pro-life charity which he and his wife founded in response to the Abortion Act 1967?

A F Pollard

J J Scarisbrick

Anthony Beevor

Garrett Mattingly

Q10) Which female author/historian had a sister called Catharine Parr?

Norah Lofts

Carolly Erickson

Marie Louise Bruce

Agnes Strickland

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    I would not call Dan Jones a historian, more like a sensationalist, with the gorry bits being the highlight of his books and series. I was glad he had Tracy Borman to keep him under control. In this series he was actually not to bad.

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