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Kings and Queens of England Quiz!!!

A variety of questions about Kings and Queens of England and the UK since 1066. 15 Questions.

 
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What nickname did contemporaries give William I before and after 1066?

  • 'The Bastard'
  • 'The Conqueror'
  • 'The Fat'
  • 'The Bloody'

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Which King and cousin was the 'Empress Matilda' competing with to secure the throne?

  • John
  • Edward I
  • Stephen
  • Henry I

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Eleanor of Aquitaine was married to Henry II of England but before this she was married to the French King, who was he?

  • Louis V
  • Louis VI
  • Louis VII
  • Louis VIII

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Who was the wife of Richard I?

  • Berengaria of Navarre
  • Isabella of Angouleme
  • Joan of Kent
  • Isabella of France

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King John lost the crown jewels in which body of water?

  • The English Channel
  • The Bristol Channel
  • The Wash
  • The Solent

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How did Edward II die? (Allegedly)

  • Stabbed to death by his wife and her lover
  • Disembowelled with a hot poker
  • In battle
  • Defenestration

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Who was the king during the 'Peasants Revolt'?

  • John
  • Edward IV
  • Edward V
  • Richard II

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The Beauforts, Lancastrian claimants to the throne were descended from John of Gaunt and which of his mistresses?

  • Constance of Castille
  • Marie of St. Hilaire of Hainault
  • Katherine de Swynford
  • Blanche of Lancaster

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Henry VII mother was 12 when she gave birth to him, what was her name?

  • Margaret Beaufort
  • Elizabeth of York
  • Elizabeth Woodville
  • Maud of Lancaster

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Who was the mother of Mary I?

  • Anne Boleyn
  • Jane Seymour
  • Catherine Howard
  • Catherine of Aragon

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Charles II was restored to the throne in which year?

  • 1659
  • 1660
  • 1661
  • 1662

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Which King George was the first to have been born in England?

  • George I
  • George II
  • George III
  • George IV

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Queen Victoria had how many children who survived infancy?

  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

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Edward VII was which relation to Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany?

  • Brother
  • First Cousin
  • Second Cousin
  • Nephew

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On which island was Prince Philip born?

  • Crete
  • Corfu
  • Zante
  • Kefalonia

 

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