Quiz: The Wives of Henry VIII Quiz
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The Wives of Henry VIII Quiz
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About This Quiz

Ruling from 1509 until he died in 1547, Henry VIII is perhaps better known for his weight and his wives than the accomplishments of his reign. Test your knowledge of the love affairs of one of England's most infamous kings by taking this quiz.

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True or false: Did Henry VIII really have six wives?
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What was his first wife's name?
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Who was Catherine of Aragon married to before Henry VIII?
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How long did Henry's first marriage last?
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Who did Henry break with the Catholic church to marry?
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Which of Henry's wives was accused of treason, adultery and incest before her execution?
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Which lady-in-waiting became the second wife of Henry VIII?
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How soon after Anne Boleyn's death did Henry VIII marry Jane Seymour?
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Who is the mother of Queen Mary I, the first Queen Regnant?
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Who is the mother of Edward, Henry VIII's only son?
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Which of his six wives died shortly after childbirth?
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True or false: Anne Boleyn had six fingers on one hand.
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While married to Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII acknowledged he had an illegitimate son with:
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Which of his children was declared illegitimate, but reinstated in the line of succession before Henry's death?
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Which of Henry's wives was never crowned?
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How long was Henry married to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, before divorcing her?
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Which of Henry's wives was stripped of her title and then executed for adultery just 16 months after marrying?
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If you count the marriages he had annulled, making them nonexistent in the eyes of the church, how many marriages did Henry technically have?
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Whose "Prayers or Meditations" was published and produced by Henry VIII's printers?
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Who of Henry's legitimate children ascended to the throne following him?
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True or false: Henry VIII outlived all his wives.
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Who was the last of Henry's queens to die, Anne of Cleves or Catherine Parr?
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Which of Henry's wives married her former love, Thomas Seymour?
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Which of Henry VIII's wives is buried with him, at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle?
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