Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Tudor England?
How Much Do You Know About Tudor England?
By: Jaclyn Lavine
Image: Henry Harold via youtube

About This Quiz

The reign of King Henry VIII, with his six wives and six siblings, is full of intrigue, betrayal, beheadings and despair. From the reign of his daughter "Bloody Mary" to the death of his 15-year old son, the life and times of Henry VIII make today’s soap operas pale in comparison. Just what happened to each of Henry VIII's wives?

But how much do you really know? Are you a history buff? Or maybe you’re Intrigued as to the role the Church played to assure Henry VIII could divorce? Whatever your level of interest, you’ll most likely learn a bit more by taking this quiz. Do it now and get into a Tudor Period frame of mind.

Did you know that Katherine Howard was a mere 19 years of age when she married the 49-year-old Henry VIII? How about the fact that Queen Mary I imprisoned and threatened to execute her sister, Elizabeth, because Mary was terrified that Elizabeth would seize her crown? The intrigue, the behind-the-scenes alliances, make this historical era thrilling and worthy of study. 

Take the quiz now and see how much you know. See how much you'll learn by getting Tudor tidbits along the way. Start now by clicking the button below.

Scroll to Start Quiz

About HowStuffWorks

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!

Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.