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How well do you know British Monarchs? Quiz

A quiz about british monarchs ranging from Alfred the Great to Queen Elizabeth II 30 Questions.

 
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1

When was Queen Elizabeth II born?

  • 18th July 1931
  • 21st April 1926
  • 4th February 1947
  • 17th December 1917

2

Who was the long-time mistress of King Charles II?

  • Elizabeth Harding
  • Anna Anderson
  • Mary Boleyn
  • Nell Gywnn

3

When did Alfred the Great win the Battle of Edington?

  • 899
  • 810
  • 856
  • 878

4

Where is King Henry VIII buried?

  • Westminster Abbey
  • St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  • Kimbolton Castle
  • The Vatican

5

King William I was Duke of?

  • Normandy
  • Kent
  • Chester
  • Wellington

6

For how long did King Edward VI reign?

  • 10 years
  • 3 months
  • 11 days
  • 6 years

7

King Stephen was crowned in which year?

  • 1127
  • 1112
  • 1135
  • 1100

8

The White Ship Disaster claimed the life of King Henry Is only son- what was his name?

  • Harold FitzOsbern
  • Henry Howard
  • William Adelin
  • James Godwin

9

Queen Elizabeth of York died on her birthday, when was this?

  • 11th February 1503
  • 14th April 1503
  • 9th March 1503
  • 22nd June 1503

10

Cecily Neville was the mother of King Edward IV and she was said to have had an affair with whom around the time of his conception?

  • King Edward II
  • Edward Blaybourne
  • Edward Stafford
  • Edward Spenser

11

Who are the only three English kings who have died on the battlefield?

  • Henry VII, Edward III, James I
  • Richard I, Harold I, Richard III
  • Stephen, John of Gaunt, Edward VII
  • Henry VIII, James II, Charles II

12

King Harold I was killed at the Battle of Hastings which took place in what year?

  • 1055
  • 1077
  • 1066
  • 1000

13

In what year was Princess Diana tragically killed?

  • 1961
  • 1975
  • 1980
  • 1997

14

What was King Richard I also known as?

  • The Iron Fist
  • The Brave
  • The Sword Bearer
  • The Lion Heart

15

Which King was killed by an arrow in the New Forest in 1100?

  • King Henry II
  • King William Rufus (William II)
  • King James II
  • King Charles I

16

In what year was King Charles I executed?

  • 1649
  • 1777
  • 1501
  • 1465

17

Elizabeth Woodville was the wife of which King?

  • Richard III
  • Henry II
  • Edward IV
  • James I

18

Who was on the throne before Queen Victoria?

  • King Edward III
  • King Henry VIII
  • Queen Anne
  • King William IV

19

When did Queen Anne's coronation take place?

  • 7th June 1533
  • 23rd April 1702
  • 10th May 1606
  • 15th July 1432

20

King James I married whom?

  • Anne of Denmark
  • Louisa Stolberg
  • Joan of York
  • Elizabeth I

21

How many wives did King John of Gaunt have?

  • 3
  • 7
  • 1
  • 0

22

Elizabeth 'Bessie' Blount was one of which King's many mistresses?

  • King James II
  • King George V
  • King William III
  • King Henry VIII

23

Emma of Normandy first married King Aethelred the Unready, so who was her second husband?

  • King Canute
  • Emperor Frederick V of Prussia
  • George I
  • Geoffrey, Count of Anjou

24

King Henry II married?

  • Eleanor of Aquitane
  • Blanche of Lancaster
  • Joan of Navarre
  • Katherine Swynford

25

Who was the last Plantagenet King?

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

26

King Edward VIII abdicated the throne to...

  • Go on holiday
  • To get drunk
  • To marry Wallis Simpson
  • To write his memoirs

27

Queen Elizabeth II has how many children?

  • 1
  • 0
  • 5
  • 4

28

Queen Mary I died when?

  • 1773
  • 1403
  • 1558
  • 1645

29

Queen Elizabeth I was the last monarch of which royal house?

  • Tudor
  • Lancaster
  • Wessex
  • Plantagenet

30

Edith of Wessex was the wife of which King?

  • William I
  • Sweyn Forkbeard
  • Edward the Confessor
  • John

 

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