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King Richard III

A quiz about the life and times of King Richard III 12 Questions.

 
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1

What are the dates of King Richard III's reign?

  • 1482-1484
  • 1483-1485
  • 1484-1486

2

Where was King Richard III born?

  • Warwick Castle
  • Fotheringhay Castle
  • Tower of London

3

Who was King Richard III's mother?

  • Margaret of Anjou
  • Elizabeth Woodville
  • Cecily Neville

4

What title did King Richard III hold before becoming king?

  • Duke of York
  • Duke of Gloucester
  • Duke of Clarence

5

In whose household was King Richard III brought up?

  • Earl of Warwick
  • Earl of Elgin
  • Earl Spencer

6

Which castle in the north of England is closely associated with King Richard III?

  • Castle Howard
  • Bamburgh Castle
  • Middleham Castle

7

King Richard III married Anne Neville, the daughter of his kinsman, the Earl of Warwick. But who was Anne's first husband?

  • King Henry VII
  • Edward Prince of Wales
  • Jasper Tudor

8

How many children did King Richard III and Anne have?

  • Two
  • Three
  • One

9

What evil act has been attributed to King Richard III?

  • Massacring prisoners of war after the Battle of Tewkesbury
  • Poisoning his brother at a banquet
  • Murdering his nephews in the Tower of London

10

The Richard III Society questions the infamous reputation that history has handed down for King Richard III. Who is patron of the Society?

  • The Duke of Gloucester
  • The Duke of Bedford
  • The Duke of Kent

11

How did King Richard III die?

  • He drowned crossing the English Channel
  • In a riding accident
  • He was killed in battle

12

What was King Richard III's badge?

  • A black bull
  • A golden eagle
  • A white boar

 

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