All about Henry VIII Quiz
Not the greatest advert for marriage but was he a good King? 12 Questions.
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What year did Henry become King Henry VIII following the death of his father, Henry VII?
In his younger days, Henry has been described as ........
handsome and athletic
cruel and distant
ill-mannered and aggressive
As a young man, Henry has been estimated as weighing between 13 to 14 stones. How can we be sure of this?
Henry had a set of scales and used them frequently.
Henry's armour still exists so we know how big he was.
Photographs of Henry in his Speedo's on holiday
In later life, Henry put on weight and for much of his middle/later years, he weighed approx how much?
Henry famously had 6 wives. Which numbers were the unlucky ones, becoming detatched from Henry before becoming detatched from their heads.
Wives 1 and 4 got the chop
Wives 3 and 4 were beheaded
Wives 2 and 5 lost their heads
Jane Seymour died of septicemia following a difficult birth. This child survived and became which monarch?
How did Henry react to Jane Seymour's untimely death?
He married Katherine Howard 3 weeks later
He was deeply affected - did not marry for 3 yrs.
He invaded France
6 wives produced 3 children. He also had an illegitimate child with a young mistress. Can you match up the mother with the correct child.
Drag items from right column to match with left column
Catherine of Aragon
What was the name of the flagship of the British Navy that Henry was so proud of?
the Mary Rose
Apart from his 6 wives, what is Henry perhaps best remembered for?
He presided over the Worksop Sheepdog Trials
He began the English Reformation
His impersonation of Cardinal Wolsey
Henry died in 1547. Who's hand was he holding as he died?
Upon Henry's death, who succeeded him to the English throne?
Queen Elizabeth I
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