The Tudor Dynasty Revision Quiz

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The Tudor Dynasty Revision Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Henry VII became King of England, founding the Tudor dynasty, when he defeated Richard III at what final battle of the Wars of the Roses?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Waterloo

    • B. 

      The Battle of Ludford Bridge

    • C. 

      The Battle of Hedgeley Moor

    • D. 

      The Battle of Bosworth Field

  • 2. 
    True or False: Historians acknowledge that Richard III is the most likely candidate to have orchestrated the murder of the princes in the tower (Prince Richard and Prince Edward).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the pictures below is the symbol of the York house
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    Henry VIII had an older brother, who married Catherine of Aragon and would have become king before him, had he not been a sickly youth and died in his teenage years. What was this brother's name?
    • A. 

      Richard

    • B. 

      William

    • C. 

      Arthur

    • D. 

      Stuart

  • 5. 
    The houses of Lancaster and York were two rival branches of the royal House of ............................
  • 6. 
    One of Henry VIII's points to annul his first marriage was that...
    • A. 

      Catherine of Aragon was ugly

    • B. 

      Catherine of Aragon had consummated the marriage to his brother

    • C. 

      Catherine of Aragon was hatching a plot to kill the king and to convince him to name his daughter as his heir

    • D. 

      He was superior to everyone around him so they should bend to his will

  • 7. 
    True or False: Henry VIII had an illegitimate child named henry who he acknowledged as his son at court
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False: Edward IV was the son of Henry VIII
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Elizabeth I married who?
    • A. 

      King Eric XIV of Sweden.

    • B. 

      Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

    • C. 

      Francis Duke of Anjou

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Anne of Cleves was married to which man...............
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Edward VI

    • C. 

      Henry VII

    • D. 

      Edward IV

  • 11. 
    True or False: Henry VII had a claim to the English throne through his father, Edmund Tudor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Wars of the Roses are often called the Brothers' War
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Who was Henry VIII's fifth wife, the second to be beheaded?
  • 14. 
    Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves largely on the basis of a portrait Hans Holbein had painted of her. Sadly, however, Anne and Henry were not quite as impressed with each other when they met in real life. By what unflattering name did Henry reportedly refer to his bride?
    • A. 

      Flanders Mare

    • B. 

      German Vermin

    • C. 

      Cleves Thief

    • D. 

      Dusseldorf Dog

  • 15. 
    Catherine Howard was cousin to another of Henry's wives. Which wife was she related to?
    • A. 

      Catherine of Aragon

    • B. 

      Anne Boleyn

    • C. 

      Catherine Parr

    • D. 

      Jane Seymour

  • 16. 
    When she died childless in 1603, Elizabeth I left her throne to James of Scotland, son of Mary Queen of Scots. Because of this the crown of England passed from the Tudor dynasty to what other dynasty?
    • A. 

      Stuart

    • B. 

      York

    • C. 

      Beaufort

    • D. 

      Smith

  • 17. 
    Who was the mother of the first Tudor King, Henry VII?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth of York

    • B. 

      Margaret Beaufort

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Woodville

    • D. 

      Isabel Neville

  • 18. 
    Henry VIII's sister Mary was married to the King of which country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 19. 
    Who was the only child of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon that survived beyond infancy?
  • 20. 
    Who was king for most of the Wars of the Roses?
    • A. 

      Richard III

    • B. 

      Henry VI

    • C. 

      Henry VII

    • D. 

      Edward IV

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