The Tudors 2 - Answers

Published: Thursday 12th May 2016
  1. Which Scottish King was defeated and killed at the Battle of Flodden Field? James IV.
  2. How long did Henry VIII's marriage to Anne of Cleeves last? 6 Months.
  3. What was the relationship between Edward VI and Lady Jane Grey? First Cousin (Once removed).
  4. Who was the chief mourner at Mary I's funeral? Lady Margaret Douglas (Countess of Wessex).
  5. How old was Elizabeth I when she became Queen? Twenty-Five.
  6. For how many years did Elizabeth I reign? Forty-five Years.
  7. Who ruled as Protector of the Realm during Edward VI's reign? Edward Seymour (Duke of Somerset).
  8. For how many years did the Tudor dynasty rule England? 118 years (1485 - 1603).
  9. How old was Henry VIII when he died in 1547? 55 years old.
  10. In which Welsh Castle was the future Henry VII born? Pembroke Castle.
  11. How many children did Henry VII have? Four (Arthur, Margaret, Henry & Mary).
  12. How did Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn end? Execution of the Queen.
  13. Which monarch became King of England on the death of Henry VIII? Edward VI.
  14. What was the nationality of Mary I's husband Phillip? Spanish.
  15. Who succeeded Mary I as monarch of England? Elizabeth I.
  16. In which Spanish port was Drake said to have "Singed the King of Spain's beard"? Cadiz.
  17. Who is credited with bringing tobacco to England? Sir Walter Raleigh.
  18. In whose reign was Wales first represented in Parliament? Henry VIII.
  19. In which London theatre were many of Shakespeare's plays first performed? The Globe.
  20. In which present-day County was the Battle of Bosworth Field fought? Leicestershire.

2 Comments

  1. Steve says:

    Hi Ken

    Q1 should read Flodden Field.

    Another great quiz.

  2. Steve says:

    Q 20 answer should be Leicestershire

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