The Tudors 1 - Answers

Published: Sunday 7th February 2016
  1. Which future monarch was the child of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon? Mary I.
  2. Which famous artist was commissioned to paint Anne of Cleeves prior to her marriage to Henry VIII? Hans Holbein.
  3. Who was proclaimed Queen of England 4 days after Edward VI's death? Lady Jane Grey.
  4. In what year did Mary I die? 1558
  5. Who imprisioned the future Queen Elizabeth in the Tower of London in 1554? Mary I.
  6. Who was Elizabeth I's first Archbishop of Canterbury? Matthew Parker.
  7. Which Tudor monarch did the Ridolfi plot attempt to overthrow? Elizabeth I.
  8. Of which country was Henry VIII declared King in 1541? Ireland.
  9. To which of his six wives was Henry VIII married to for the longest? Catherine of Aragon.
  10. Who was the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty? Henry VII.
  11. What was Henry VII's second son Henry's title before becoming King? Duke of York.
  12. Which future monarch was the child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn? Elizabeth I.
  13. Who in 1543 became Henry VIII's sixth and final wife? Catherine Parr.
  14. What religion was Mary I? Roman Catholic.
  15. Who does Mary I share a tomb with in Westminster Abbey? Elizabeth I.
  16. Which sailor circumnavigated the World under Elizabeth I's reign? Francis Drake.
  17. Which of the Tudor monarchs reigned for the longest period? Elizabeth I.
  18. Which Tudor monarch introduced the Yeoman of the Guard? Henry VII.
  19. Which Earldom did Henry VIII grant to Thomas Cromwell? Earldom of Essex.
  20. In which year did the Battle of Bosworth Field take place? (22nd August) 1485.


  1. steve says:

    Hi Ken

    I think Q 7 should read ‘Ridolfi’ plot

  2. KensQuiz says:

    Thanks Steve, I’ve changed that and made sure autocorrect was off!!

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