Margaret Beaufort Quiz

Lady Margaret Beaufort at prayer.

Lady Margaret Beaufort at prayer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Margaret Beaufort was the mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of King Henry VIII of England. She was a key figure in the Wars of the Roses and an influential matriarch of the House of Tudor. She founded two prominent Cambridge colleges, Christ’s College in 1505 and St John’s College in 1511. – Wikipedia

Margaret Beaufort Quiz Questions

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1. When was Margaret Beaufort born?
a) 5 February 1444
b) 31 May 1443
c) 27 August 1449
d) 4 December 1445

2. Where was Margaret Beaufort born?
a) Bletsoe
b) Dartmouth
c) Tweed
d) Plymouth

3. Who was Margaret Beaufort’s mother?
a) Catherine Swynford
b) Ann Neville
c) Margaret Beauchamp
d) Eleanor of Aquitaine

4. Whom did Margaret Beaufort marry first?
a) John de la Pole
b) Edmund Tudor
c) Henry Stafford
d) Thomas Stanley

5. When did Margaret Beaufort marry Edmund Tudor?
a) 6 March 1464
b) 1 April 1462
c) 3 July 1458
d) 1 November 1455

6. Whom did Thomas Stanley help to become king in 1485?
a) Edward IV
b) Richard III
c) Henry VII
d) William III

7. When did Margaret Beaufort change the name of God House to Christ’s College?
a) 1505
b) 1485
c) 1492
d) 1498

8. When did Margaret Beaufort die?
a) 26 January 1500
b) 29 June 1509
c) 12 July 1503
d) 29 November 1514

9. Where did Margaret Beaufort die?
a) Manchester
b) Dover
c) Birmingham
d) Westminster

10. Which college inherited most of Margaret Beaufort’s property?
a) Clare College
b) St. John’s College
c) Trinity College
d) Newham College

Margaret Beaufort Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Margaret Beaufort born?
b) 31 May 1443

2. Where was Margaret Beaufort born?
a) Bletsoe

3. Who was Margaret Beaufort’s mother?
c) Margaret Beauchamp

4. Whom did Margaret Beaufort marry first?
a) John de la Pole

5. When did Margaret Beaufort marry Edmund Tudor?
d) 1 November 1455

6. Whom did Thomas Stanley help to become king in 1485?
c) Henry VII

7. When did Margaret Beaufort change the name of God House to Christ’s College?
a) 1505

8. When did Margaret Beaufort die?
b) 29 June 1509

9. Where did Margaret Beaufort die?
d) Westminster

10. Which college inherited most of Margaret Beaufort’s property?
b) St. John’s College

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Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:58 pm

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