What Do You Know About King Richard III Of England?

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What Do You Know About King Richard III Of England? - Quiz

What do you know about King Richard III of England? Most people believe now that William Shakespeare’s play was about him and his reign. One of the things that King Richard III will be known for is the fact that he was so worried about his reign that he killed people close to him to protect it. See if you know the facts surrounding him by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which House was King Richard from?
    • A. 

      House of Lancaster

    • B. 

      House of Tudor

    • C. 

      House of Whitehead

    • D. 

      House of York

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of the Tudor myth?
    • A. 

      To glorify Shakespeare

    • B. 

      To promote the Tudor period as a golden age

    • C. 

      The Tudors had nothing better to do

    • D. 

      To glorify Queen Elizabeth I

  • 3. 
    What happened to Edward V and his younger brother in the end?
    • A. 

      King Richard III poisoned them just before the battle at Bosworth Field

    • B. 

      The princes were widely rumoured to be murdered by Richard but it was never proven

    • C. 

      Edward V became depressed and jumped down from the Tower while his younger brother cried himself to death

    • D. 

      Henry VII ordered them to be executed so that he can be the rightful heir to the throne

  • 4. 
    What happened at the Battle of Bosworth Field?
    • A. 

      King Richard III was defeated at Bosworth Field by Henry Tudor

    • B. 

      King Ricard III killed himself when he realised that victory was no longer possible

    • C. 

      King Richard III surrendered but did not survive the journey back

    • D. 

      Edward V killed King Richard III with help from Henry Tudor

  • 5. 
    During which period was the play by Shakespeare, King Richard III, written in?
    • A. 

      During King Richard III's reign

    • B. 

      During the Stone Age

    • C. 

      During the War of the Roses

    • D. 

      During Tudor period

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