The Tudors - 5 - Answers

Published: Wednesday 9th January 2019A free history quiz about the life and times of the Tudor dynasty.
  1. Who was the second wife of Henry VIII? Anne Boleyn.
  2. In which year was Catherine Howard executed? 1542
  3. Who was the mother of Mary I? Catherine of Aragon.
  4. What relation was Mary I to Mary Queen of Scots? First Cousin (Once removed).
  5. In which Northamptonshire castle was Mary Queen of Scots executed? Fotheringay.
  6. Which famous folk song was said to have been written by Henry VIII? Greensleeves.
  7. Against which of the Tudor monarchs was the Babington plot directed? Elizabeth I.
  8. What occupation did the father of Thomas Cromwell pursue? Blacksmith.
  9. How old was Elizabeth I when she dies in 1603? 69 years old.
  10. Who did Henry VII defeat at the Battle of Bosworth Field to become King? Richard III.
  11. Who was Henry VIII's first wife? Catherine of Aragon.
  12. Who in 1540 became the fourth wife of Henry VIII? Anne of Cleeves.
  13. Who was the mother of King Edward VI? Jane Seymour.
  14. Which Archbishop of Canterbury was burnt at the stake for heresy by Mary I ? Thomas Cranmer.
  15. What religion was Elizabeth I? Protestant.
  16. Which character in Spenser's play "The Faerie Queen" was said to be based on Elizabeth I? Gloriana.
  17. Which Tudor monarch was responsible for the loss of Calais as an English possession? Mary I.
  18. In which year did Henry VIII begin to dissolve the monasteries? 1536
  19. Who was know as Good Queen Bess? Elizabeth I.
  20. Who succeeded Henry VII as English monarch? Henry VIII.

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