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Kings and Queens 1066- 1603 Quiz

Quiz about events and individuals between the years 1066 and 1603. 30 Questions.

 
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1

What was Harold Godwinson's relation to Edward the Confessor?

  • Brother
  • Brother-in-law
  • Son
  • Uncle

2

Who was the wife of William of Normandy?

  • Maud of Lancaster
  • Eleanor or Provence
  • Elizabeth of Anjou
  • Matilda of Flanders

3

Where did William land with his fleet in preparation of an invasion?

  • Shepney
  • Appledore
  • Pevensey
  • East Anglia

4

When did the Battle of Hastings take place?

  • 17th January 1066
  • 14th October 1066
  • 20th July 1066
  • 23rd May 1066

5

Who succeeded him?

  • Robert Duke of Normandy
  • William 'Rufus' II
  • Agatha of Normandy
  • Henry I

6

How did William II die?

  • Pierced by an arrow in the New Forest
  • Fell of his horse
  • Poisoned
  • Stabbed

7

Who was the second wife of King Henry I of England?

  • Matilda of Scotland
  • Berengaria of Navarre
  • Adeliza of Louvain
  • Eleanor of Aquitane

8

Who was killed the White Ship disaster of 1120?

  • William Adelin
  • William FitzOsbern
  • William of Gloucester
  • William of Louvain

9

When was Stephen crowned King of England?

  • 21st May 1143
  • 17th July 1137
  • 3rd January 1145
  • 26th December 1135

10

Who was Queen Maud's first husband?

  • Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou
  • Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
  • William VII, Elector of Prussia
  • Frederick IV, Duke of Normandy

11

Who was the first Plantagenet King, whose accession marked the end of a long civil war in England?

  • William III
  • Henry II
  • Richard I
  • King John

12

Who was the mother of King Richard I and King John?

  • Eleanor of Aquitane
  • Maude of Flanders
  • Joan of Navarre
  • Katerina du Bois

13

When and where was Richard I born?

  • Richmond Palace, 1135
  • Lambeth Palace, 1167
  • Ludlow Castle, 1145
  • Beaumont Palace, 1157

14

Who was King John's son by his second wife?

  • Richard II
  • Henry III
  • John II
  • Edward I

15

When was Edward III born?

  • 18th August 1324
  • 12th February 1313
  • 15th July 1310
  • 13th November 1312

16

On 31st of October 1396, King Richard II married the six year old Isabella of Valois- true or false?

Type in the correct answer

17

Where did King Richard II famously die?

  • Greenwich Palace
  • Fotheringhay Castle
  • Pontefract Castle
  • Stirling Castle

18

When did the Battle of Agincourt take place?

  • 31st July 1415
  • 21st May 1415
  • 25th October 1415
  • 27th November 1415

19

Katherine de Valois (widow of King Henry V) married which Welsh squire?

  • Ioan Gryfeth
  • Owen Tudor
  • Henry Tudor
  • Richard Powys

20

Who was the father of Edward of Westminster?

  • Henry VI
  • Richard III
  • George I
  • Edward IV

21

What Treaty in 1489 betrothed Prince Arthur to Princess Katherine of Aragon?

  • Treaty of Cambrai
  • Treaty of Greenwich
  • Treaty of Etaples
  • Treaty of Medina del Campo

22

Who devised the Treaty of London in 1518?

  • Cardinal Wolsey
  • King Henry VIII
  • Sir Francis Walsingham
  • Sir William Cecil

23

Which Act of Parliament (devised by Thomas Cromwell) officially broke England away from the jurisdiction of Rome?

  • Act of Supremacy
  • Act in Restraint of Annates
  • Act of Succession
  • Act in Restraint of Appeals

24

What was the 'collectanea satis copiosa'?

  • A Bible for monarchs
  • A collection of documents which proved the King's supremacy on earth
  • A collection of historical accounts of the Divine Right of kings
  • A famous painting

25

What religion was King Henry VIII of England?

  • Protestant
  • Buddhist
  • Roman Catholic
  • Anglican

26

Under the terms of the Treaty of Greenwich, who was Prince Edward VI supposed to marry?

  • Princess Marguerite of France
  • Princess Isobel of Provence
  • Princess Mary of Scotland
  • Princess Katheryn of Denmark

27

How long was Queen Mary I's reign?

  • 10 years
  • 3 years
  • 25 years
  • 5 years

28

In what year did Queen Elizabeth defeat the Spanish Armada?

  • 1577
  • 1588
  • 1601
  • 1555

29

In which year was William Shakespeare born?

  • 1597
  • 1564
  • 1600
  • 1557

30

Who was the husband of Queen Elizabeth I?

  • Fracois, Duke of Anjou
  • She never married
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Sir Robert Dudley

 

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