Year 8

Who were Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon?

Year 8

Who were Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon?

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  1. In this lesson, we will learn about Henry VIII as King of England. We will explore his characteristics, his desires and his religious beliefs. We will also learn about Catherine of Aragon and her role as Queen of England.

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7 Questions

Q1.
Why did Henry VIII become King of England in 1509?
Henry defeated King Richard III to become king
Henry married the Queen of England to become king
Henry was chosen to be king by the people of England
Henry was the only surviving relative of King Henry VII
Correct answer: Henry's older brother, who was heir to the throne, died
Option 6
Q2.
What was the name of Henry VIII's first wife?
Anne Boleyn
Anne of Cleeves
Correct answer: Catherine of Aragon
Catherine Parr
Jane Seymour
Q3.
Which country was Henry's wife from?
England
France
Italy
Scotland
Correct answer: Spain
Q4.
Who did Henry VIII believe was the most important person in England?
Cardinal Wolsey, his chief adviser
Correct answer: Himself, the King of England
His wife, Catherine of Aragon
The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Head of the Church
Q5.
Which country did Henry go to war with in the hope of proving that he was the most powerful to European ruler?
Correct answer: France
Ireland
Italy
Spain
Wales
Q6.
Why was Henry VIII given the title 'Defender of the Faith'?
He appointed Cardinal Wolsey as his Lord Chancellor
He formed a union with the Holy Roman Emperor to invade France
He made himself Supreme Head of the Church of England
He married his brother's widow
Correct answer: He wrote a book criticising Protestant ideas
Q7.
Which country did Catherine of Aragon help to defeat whilst Henry was in France?
France
Italy
Correct answer: Scotland
Spain
Wales