Thomas Wolsey Quiz

Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, the principal designer of the Treaty of London (1518) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thomas Wolsey Quiz Questions

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1. When was Thomas Wolsey lord chancellor of England?
a) 1501-1511
b) 1515-1529
c) 1531-1536
d) 1537-1544

2. Where was Thomas Wolsey born?
a) Ipswich
b) Bath
c) Winchester
d) Durham

3. Which university did Thomas Wolsey attend?
a) Cambridge
b) Manchester
c) Oxford
d) Edinburgh

4. When was Thomas Wolsey ordained a priest?
a) 12 October 1492
b) 30 June 1496
c) 14 July 1503
d) 10 March 1498

5. When was Thomas Wolsey consecrated a bishop?
a) 26 March 1514
b) 25 May 1507
c) 11 August 1511
d) 12 November 1515

6. Of which archdiocese was Thomas Wolsey archbishop?
a) Armagh
b) York
c) Dublin
d) Canterbury

7. When was Thomas Wolsey created a cardinal?
a) 7 January 1519
b) 12 April 1518
c) 10 September 1515
d) 27 December 1512

8. Which college did Thomas Wolsey found as Cardinal’s College?
a) St. Hugh’s College
b) Merton College
c) Trinity College
d) Christ Church College

9. What caused Thomas Wolsey’s downfall?
a) Illegitimate children
b) Absence from work
c) Inability to get the annulment of the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
d) Failure to win a war

10. Where did Thomas Wolsey die?
a) Stapleton
b) Lincoln
c) Lakefield
d) Leicester

Thomas Wolsey Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Thomas Wolsey lord chancellor of England?
b) 1515-1529

2. Where was Thomas Wolsey born?
a) Ipswich

3. Which university did Thomas Wolsey attend?
c) Oxford

4. When was Thomas Wolsey ordained a priest?
d) 10 March 1498

5. When was Thomas Wolsey consecrated a bishop?
a) 26 March 1514

6. Of which archdiocese was Thomas Wolsey archbishop?
b) York

7. When was Thomas Wolsey created a cardinal?
c) 10 September 1515

8. Which college did Thomas Wolsey found as Cardinal’s College?
d) Christ Church College

9. What caused Thomas Wolsey’s downfall?
c) Inability to get the annulment of the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

10. Where did Thomas Wolsey die?
d) Leicester

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:00 am

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