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Kings and Queens of England

Over a thousand years packed into ten questions. 10 Questions.

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At the beginning of 1066, who was King of England?

  • Edward the Compressor
  • Edward the Confessor
  • Edward the Crossdresser


Edward I became known as what?

  • The Angel of the North
  • The Black Prince
  • The Hammer of the Scots


Which King was said to have been murdered by an arrow in his back whilst riding in the New Forest in 1100.

  • William II Rufus
  • John
  • Henry I


What Royal House ruled England from 1154 to 1399?

  • York
  • Plantagenets
  • Normans


How old was Edward V when he was (allegedly) murdered on the orders of his uncle, who later became Richard III?

  • 12
  • 15
  • 17


For what will Richard the Fifth be best remembered?

  • His handsome good looks and long blond hair
  • His interest in the arts and literature.
  • There hasn't been a Richard V yet (or a Richard IV)


Richard III was............

  • a lovely man, generous and kind and a keen guitarist.
  • the last English King to die on a battlefield.
  • a keen rider and once rode on Ye Olde Grande National as a guest rider, finishing 33rd.


Which of Henry VIII's six wives was actually married to him for 24 years, some 20 years longer than any of the others?

  • Catherine Parr
  • Catherine of Aragon
  • Catherine Howard


Place these Kings and Queens in the order that they ruled.

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  • George VI
  • Elizabeth II
  • Edward VIII
  • George V


What 2 words will forever be associated with Edward VIII?

  • Trombone player
  • Ridiculous moustache
  • Abdication crisis