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The Royals Quiz 1415-1603

A quiz about British monarchs ranging from the reign of King Henry V to Queen Elizabeth I. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Of which disease did King Henry V succumb to in 1422?

  • Cholera
  • Dysintery
  • The Plague
  • Septicemia

2

Who was the wife of Henry V?

  • Blanche of Lancaster
  • Katherine de Valois
  • Berengaria of Navarre
  • Isabella of Gloucester

3

King Henry VI earned himself which nickname?

  • The Great
  • The Lionheart
  • The Sleeping King of England
  • The Unready

4

How old was Margaret of Anjou when she died in 1482?

  • 43
  • 27
  • 17
  • 52

5

When was Edward IV crowned King of England?

  • 28th June 1461
  • 12th January 1461
  • 11th May 1461
  • 23rd April 1461

6

Who were Edward IV's brothers?

  • George and Henry
  • George and Richard
  • George and William
  • George and Arthur

7

Who was Elizabeth Woodville married to before she met Edward IV?

  • Sir Anthony Talbert
  • Sir John Grey
  • Sir William FitzOsbern
  • Sir Richard Du Bois

8

How many children, in her lifetime, did Elizabeth Woodville give birth to?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 12
  • 11

9

Who were the Princes in the Tower?

  • Edward V and Richard, Duke of York
  • Edward V and William of Gloucester
  • Edward V and Henry, Duke of Cornwall
  • Edward V and Anthony of Cumberland

10

Name the wife of King Richard III

  • Anne Neville
  • Cecilia of York
  • Bridget of Lancaster
  • Margaret Beaufort

11

How old was his wife when she died in 1485?

  • 17
  • 28
  • 31
  • 22

12

Name the manner of death which Richard III endured

  • Death by poison
  • Death by stabbing
  • Death by mutilation
  • Death by disease

13

When did the Battle of Bosworth Field take place?

  • 21st May 1485
  • 22nd August 1485
  • 17th July 1485
  • 28th October 1485

14

King Henry VII united the two houses of Lancaster and York through marriage- who was his consort?

  • Elizabeth of Lancaster
  • Eleanor of Provence
  • Elizabeth of York
  • Maud of Blois

15

Henry VII and his wife conceived seven children, but how many survived infancy?

  • 2
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4

16

Put in to order Henry VII and Elizabeth's children by birth

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  • Arthur, Prince of Wales
  • Henry VIII, Duke of York
  • Margaret Tudor
  • Mary Tudor

17

Who took to the throne on 21st April 1509?

  • Arthur
  • Henry VIII
  • Margaret
  • Mary

18

How old was Katharine of Aragon when she married King Henry VIII on 11th June 1509?

  • 23
  • 19
  • 17
  • 27

19

King Henry faced some opposition to the Reformation during his reign- put in to the correct order who was executed first

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  • Anne Askew
  • Elizabeth Barton
  • Sir Thomas More
  • Bishop John Fisher

20

In 1529 Sir Thomas More resigned as Lord Chancellor because of which Act of Parliament?

  • Act of Succession
  • Supplication Against the Ordinaries
  • Act of First Fruits and Tenths
  • Submission of the Clergy

21

How old was Edward VI when he became King of England in 1547?

  • 15
  • 17
  • 7
  • 9

22

What was so significant about Edward VI?

  • He was the first monarch to have been raised as a Protestant
  • He was the only son of King Henry VIII
  • He was the youngest King of England
  • He was (technically) an orphan

23

Put in to the correct order the line of succession after 1547

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  • Edward VI
  • Jane Grey
  • Mary I
  • Elizabeth I

24

During the reign of Mary I, England lost something very important in 1556, something which it ha mnaged to keep since Agincourt in 1415- what was it?

  • The crown jewels
  • The French port of Calais
  • Normandy
  • Caen Abbey

25

Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I?

  • Katherine Howard
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Elizabeth 'Bessie' Blount
  • Jane Grey

26

Who was Elizabeth's most prominent lover?

  • Robert Dudley
  • William Cecil
  • Francis Walsingham
  • Sir Fracis Bryan

27

Elizabeth ruled for how many years?

  • 39
  • 45
  • 21
  • 48

28

Which man did she knight after he circumnavigated the globe from the years 1557 to 1580?

  • Sir Francis Drake
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Sir Anthony Rivers
  • Sir Henry Bothwell

29

Elizabeth never married- true or false?

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30

On 24th March 1603 good Queen Bess died, leaving the English throne to whom?

  • King James VI of Scotland
  • King Philip II of Spain
  • King Louis XII of France
  • Emperor Frederick III of Prussia

 

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