The Tudors 3 - Answers

Published: Thursday 11th August 2016
  1. Who became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1533? Thomas Cranmer.
  2. Who in 1540 became Henry VIII's fifth wife? Catherine Howard.
  3. How long did Lady Jane Grey's "reign as Queen" last? Nine days.
  4. Why was Mary I known as "Bloody Mary"? Her persecution of Protestants.
  5. Which of her childhood friends did Elizabeth I apparently fall in love with and want to marry? Robert Dudley.
  6. In which ship did Francis Drake sail around the World? The Golden Hind.
  7. Against which monarch was the Jesuit Edmund Campion falsely convicted of conspiracy? Elizabeth I.
  8. In which year did Elizabeth I die? (March 24th) 1603.
  9. To which of his six wives was Henry VIII marry to for the shortest time? Anne of Cleeves.
  10. Who did Henry Tudor marry to unite the Houses of York and Lancaster? Elizabeth of York (Edward IV's daughter).
  11. In which year did Henry VIII become King of England? 1509
  12. Who in 1537 became Henry VIII's third wife? Jane Seymour.
  13. How old was Edward VI when he was crowned King? Nine years old.
  14. By what name was Anne of Cleeves cruelly known? The Flanders Mare.
  15. Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I? Anne Boleyn.
  16. In what year did the Spanish Armada set sail for England? 1588
  17. In which Central American country did Francis Drake die? Panama.
  18. Which Cardinal was responsible for developing Hampton Court Palace? Thomas Wolsey.
  19. Which Tudor monarch is credited with the formation of the Royal Navy? Henry VIII.
  20. Who did the pretender to Henry VII's throne, Perkin Warbeck claim to be? Prince Richard (One of the Princes in the Tower).


  1. Sarah Makin says:

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  2. Janet Meese says:

    HENRY VIII married Jane Seymour in 1536 not 1537. Jane died in October 1537 from complications following childbirth.

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