A Monarchy-Based Quiz
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What caused the death of William II (Rufus) whilst out in the New Forest in 1135?
He was ambushed by a gang of thieves .
He fell off his horse and hit a tree.
Hit by a stray arrow in a "hunting accident"
Struck by lightning in a huge storm.
In 1413, it was rumoured that King Henry IV had died from what ailment , the same ailment that killed Scottish King Robert the Bruce some 50 years earlier?
Which ONE of these nasty illnesses did Henry VIII NOT suffer from?
Which one of the choices given was NOT a real KIng of England?
Edward the Martyr
Richard the Lionheart reigned for 10 years but how long did he spend in England?
9 years 3 months
9 years 10 months
King Henry I died from what was described at the time as a "surfeit of lampreys". But what are lampreys?
Rat-sized rodents that lived in the Fens
A 2 ft long shrimp-like crustacean
An eel-like fish that attaches onto larger fish
A freshwater jellyfish
What killed "Bloody Mary" in May 1558?
A tick bite that turned septic
She was kicked by a horse
Already weakened by cancer, she died of influenza
She choked on a fishbone.
What did Richard Brandon do to the King of England in 1649?
He kidnapped him.
He painted him
He tweeted him
He executed him.
Who was King of England when the Titanic sank?
Which KIng of England reigned the longest?
Add together the number of Kings called Edward to the number of Kings called Richard. What is the total?
Which are the correct dates of the reign of King Edward VIII before he abdicated?
July 1935 -December 1937
May 1933 - October 1936
January 1936 - December 1936
March 1937 -June 1938
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