A Monarchs Quiz
Do you know how these Monarchs became ex-Monarchs? 10 Questions.
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Richard the First, known as the "Lionheart", died at the age of 41 of what?
Choked on a potato
An arrow wound in his shoulder became infected
In 1327, Edward II met an untimely end when he was murdered in Berkeley Castle. What implement was said to have been used?
A large heavy door
A small pen knife used to peel apples
A red hot poker
Henry I died after gorging himself on which 12th century delicacy?
Which King died after he ruptured a kidney trying to control his horse?
King Alfred the Great
King Henry III
William the Conqueror
William II, known as William Rufus, met his death in mysterious circumstances. Which answer best applies to what is thought to have happened on 2nd August 1100?
He choked on a peach
He was found with an arrow in his back
His boat capsized in the Solent
What might Ye Olde Sun have had as its headline in June 1483?
Germania 1 Anglo-Saxon England 0
Edward V visited by Richard III in Tower.
Brucie de Forsythe to host Strictly Come Jousting
Amidst rumours that he had been behind the murder of 12 yr old Edward V two years earlier, Richard III then became the last English King to do what in 1485?
Not declare Pontefract Castle as a 2nd home
Represent Britain in Eurovision Sonnet Contest
Die in Battle
What have William II, Edward II, Richard II, Henry VI and Edward V are linked by which one of these facts below?
All were born in Hull
All were murdered
All were keen Morris Dancers
George I and George II were both where when they died?
On the battlefield.
On hunting trips in the New Forest
On the toilet
And finally, in 1751, George II's son Frederick died after contracting septicemia from being struck on the head with a cricket ball. This was the first and only occurence of ...........
play stopped reign
rain stopped play
Duckworth Lewis allowing for heirs death
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