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Thomas Cromwell Quiz

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell.

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell. New York, Frick Collection. Oak panel, 76 x 61 cm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thomas Cromwell Quiz Questions

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1. Where was Thomas Cromwell born?
a) Gloucester
b) Cardiff
c) Bristol
d) Putney

2. When did Thomas Cromwell become master of the jewels?
a) 1532
b) 1535
c) 1537
d) 1541

3. Which title did Thomas Cromwell assume when he became lord privy purse?
a) Lord Cromwell of Wimbledon
b) Lord Protector of England
c) Lord Chief Justice
d) Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

4. By which act did Thomas Cromwell help to establish Henry VIII had been the Head of Church of England?
a) Act in Restraint of Appeals to Rome
b) Act of Union
c) Act of Supremacy
d) Act of Succession

5. In what capacity did Thomas Cromwell officiate in the Church of England?
a) Vicar Apostolic
b) Master General
c) Minister General
d) Vicegerent for spirituals

6. In what capacity did Thomas Cromwell confiscate the properties of monasteries?
a) Prefect Apostolic
b) Vicar General
c) Vice Postulator
d) Abbot General

7. What caused Thomas Cromwell’s downfall?
a) Swindling of treasury
b) Forgetfulness
c) Deafness
d) Arrangement of the marriage of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves

8. When did Thomas Cromwell die?
a) 15 March 1549
b) 7 August 1545
c) 28 July 1540
d) 17 November 1535

9. Where did Thomas Cromwell die?
a) Edinburgh
b) London
c) Amsterdam
d) Brussels

10. Who married Henry VIII on the day Thomas Cromwell executed?
a) Catherine Howard
b) Anne Boleyn
c) Catherine Parr
d) Jane Seymour

Thomas Cromwell Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Where was Thomas Cromwell born?
d) Putney

2. When did Thomas Cromwell become master of the jewels?
a) 1532

3. Which title did Thomas Cromwell assume when he became lord privy purse?
a) Lord Cromwell of Wimbledon

4. By which act did Thomas Cromwell help to establish Henry VIII had been the Head of Church of England?
c) Act of Supremacy

5. In what capacity did Thomas Cromwell officiate in the Church of England?
d) Vicegerent for spirituals

6. In what capacity did Thomas Cromwell confiscate the properties of monasteries?
b) Vicar General

7. What caused Thomas Cromwell’s downfall?
d) Arrangement of the marriage of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves

8. When did Thomas Cromwell die?
c) 28 July 1540

9. Where did Thomas Cromwell die?
b) London

10. Who married Henry VIII on the day Thomas Cromwell executed?
a) Catherine Howard

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:32:00.

Thomas Cranmer Quiz

Thomas Cranmer. First Archbishop of Canterbury.

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, exerted a powerful influence on Edward’s Protestantism. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thomas Cranmer Quiz Questions

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1. When was Thomas Cranmer archbishop of Canterbury?
a) 1504-1532
b) 1533-1556
c) 1559-1575
d) 1501-1503

2. When was Thomas Cranmer born?
a) 14 February 1442
b) 12 May 1471
c) 2 July 1489
d) 10 December 1485

3. Where was Thomas Cranmer born?
a) Aslacton
b) Waltham
c) Nuremberg
d) Dunstable

4. At which college was Thomas Cranmer elected to a fellowship?
a) Buckingham College
b) St. Catherine’s College
c) Trinity College
d) Jesus College

5. Where was Thomas Cranmer archdeacon?
a) Winchester
b) Taunton
c) Dover
d) Tweed

6. When did Thomas Cranmer go to Rome to plead on behalf of Henry VIII?
a) 1530
b) 1526
c) 1532
d) 1534

7. Where was Thomas Cranmer ambassador?
a) Belgium
b) Austria
c) Russia
d) Germany

8. Which book did Thomas Cranmer publish in 1549?
a) A Supplication to Henry VIII
b) Lives of Roman Pontiffs
c) Book of Common Prayer
d) Confession of Faith

9. When did Thomas Cranmer die?
a) 21 March 1556
b) 14 June 1568
c) 22 July 1573
d) 2 October 1565

10. Where did Thomas Cranmer die?
a) Smithfield
b) Oxford
c) Bradgate
d) Glasgow

Thomas Cranmer Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Thomas Cranmer archbishop of Canterbury?
b) 1533-1556

2. When was Thomas Cranmer born?
c) 2 July 1489

3. Where was Thomas Cranmer born?
a) Aslacton

4. At which college was Thomas Cranmer elected to a fellowship?
d) Jesus College

5. Where was Thomas Cranmer archdeacon?
b) Taunton

6. When did Thomas Cranmer go to Rome to plead on behalf of Henry VIII?
a) 1530

7. Where was Thomas Cranmer ambassador?
d) Germany

8. Which book did Thomas Cranmer publish in 1549?
c) Book of Common Prayer

9. When did Thomas Cranmer die?
a) 21 March 1556

10. Where did Thomas Cranmer die?
b) Oxford

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:30:02.

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

Originally posted 2016-06-14 00:00:19.