The Kings Of England - Part I

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How well do you know the medieval kings of England? Test your knowledge on this quiz! Covers from Alfred the Great to James I.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was England's first and only "great" king?
    • A. 

      Charles the Great

    • B. 

      Henry the Great

    • C. 

      Alfred the Great

    • D. 

      James the Great

  • 2. 
    Which Dane became king of England after Alfred's successors' weak leadership?
    • A. 

      Canut the Dane

    • B. 

      Leif the Dane

    • C. 

      Alfred the Dane

    • D. 

      Wolf the Dane

  • 3. 
    Which Saxon king regained the throne for England but left no heir?
    • A. 

      Alfred the Great

    • B. 

      Lothair the Elder

    • C. 

      Edward the Confessor

    • D. 

      Henry IV

  • 4. 
    Which noble became king for a short time following Edward the Confessor and led England through the Battle of Hastings?
    • A. 

      Edward IV

    • B. 

      Canute the Dane

    • C. 

      Leo I

    • D. 

      Harold Godwin

  • 5. 
    Who won the Battle of Hastings?
    • A. 

      Henry the Conqueror

    • B. 

      William the Conqueror

    • C. 

      John the Conqueror

    • D. 

      Richard the Conqueror

  • 6. 
    Which king wrote the Doomsday Book?
    • A. 

      William the Conqueror

    • B. 

      Alfred the Great

    • C. 

      Harold Godwin

    • D. 

      Canute the Dane

  • 7. 
    Who met the following description: the most important Norman king after William the Conqueror, was William the Conqueror's son, began the Exchequer
    • A. 

      Henry I

    • B. 

      John I

    • C. 

      Edward I

    • D. 

      Charles I

  • 8. 
    Which line of kings did Henry II begin?
    • A. 

      Salian

    • B. 

      Plantagenet

    • C. 

      Tudor

    • D. 

      Hoenstauffen

  • 9. 
    Spent most of his time crusading
    • A. 

      John I

    • B. 

      Henry the Fowler

    • C. 

      Henry II

    • D. 

      Richard the Lionhearted

  • 10. 
    The most hated king in English history; signed the Magna Carta
    • A. 

      John I

    • B. 

      Henry the Fowler

    • C. 

      Henry II

    • D. 

      Richard the Lionhearted

  • 11. 
    "Longshanks" who called the model parliament
    • A. 

      Justinian

    • B. 

      Edward I

    • C. 

      Harold II

    • D. 

      Simon de Montfort

  • 12. 
    At the Battle of Bosworth Field, in 1485, Henry VII definitively won the Wars of the Roses for....
    • A. 

      The House of York

    • B. 

      The House of Lancaster

    • C. 

      Those related to the House of Lancaster

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Who was the first Stuart monarch of England?
    • A. 

      Henry VII

    • B. 

      James I

    • C. 

      Henry VIII

    • D. 

      James II

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