Test Your Knowledge On King Henry VIII's Six Wives!

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Test Your Knowledge On King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII was famous for having six wives, each with a unique story. They also all had their own special endings. Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard were executed, Catherine of Aragon and Jane Seymour died under their own circumstances, and Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr outlived the rest of the wives. Take this quiz to learn more about King Henry VIII's six wives!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was King Henry VIII's first wife?
    • A. 

      Jane Seymour

    • B. 

      Anne Boleyn

    • C. 

      Catherine of Aragon

    • D. 

      Catherine Howard

  • 2. 
    How long did Henry's first marriage last?
    • A. 

      Almost 8 years

    • B. 

      Almost 12 years

    • C. 

      Almost 16 years

    • D. 

      Almost 24 years

  • 3. 
    Who was Henry's sixth and last wife?
    • A. 

      Catherine Parr

    • B. 

      Anne of Cleves

    • C. 

      Catherine Howard

    • D. 

      Jane Seymour

  • 4. 
    How did Anne Boleyn, Henry's second wife, die?
    • A. 

      The Plague

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Beheading

    • D. 

      Typhus

  • 5. 
    Which wife outlived the rest of the wives?
    • A. 

      Catherine Howard

    • B. 

      Anne of Cleves

    • C. 

      Catherine Parr

    • D. 

      Jane Seymour

  • 6. 
    What was Catherine Howard sometimes known as?
    • A. 

      The rose without a thorn

    • B. 

      The loyal adulterer

    • C. 

      A Flanders Mare

    • D. 

      Pretty ducky

  • 7. 
    Which wife died after giving birth to Edward VI?
    • A. 

      Anne Boleyn

    • B. 

      Catherine of Aragon

    • C. 

      Jane Seymour

    • D. 

      Anne of Cleves

  • 8. 
    How long were Henry and Anne of Cleves married?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      1 1/2 years

    • D. 

      2 years

  • 9. 
    Catherine Howard and Anne Boleyn were ______________.
    • A. 

      Sisters-in-law

    • B. 

      Sisters

    • C. 

      Second cousin

    • D. 

      First cousins

  • 10. 
    Of the six queens, how many gave Henry children?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

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