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Margaret of Anjou: Quiz

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Question 1: On 23 April 1445, Margaret married King Henry VI of England, who was eight years her senior, at Titchfield in ________.
SouthamptonHampshireDorsetSomerset

Question 2: She led the Lancastrian faction in the ________; and due to the king's frequent bouts of insanity, Margaret virtually ruled the kingdom in lieu of her husband.
History of EnglandEnglandRichard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of YorkWars of the Roses

Question 3: She is also the title character of ________'s opera Margherita d'Anjou of 1820.
Felix MendelssohnCarl Maria von WeberFrédéric ChopinGiacomo Meyerbeer

Question 4: Margaret is a major character in William Shakespeare's three-part play ________, Part 2 and Part 3.
Henry V (play)Henry VI, Part 1HamletBBC Television Shakespeare

Question 5: When he married Margaret, his mental condition was already unstable and by the time their only son, ________, was born on 13 October 1453, he had suffered a complete mental breakdown.
Richard II of EnglandEdward of Middleham, Prince of WalesMargaret of AnjouEdward of Westminster, Prince of Wales

Question 6: ________'s novel The Sunne in Splendour features her as an important character in the early parts of the book, up until the Battle of Tewkesbury.
EnglandEmpress MatildaWalesSharon Kay Penman

Question 7: Margaret was the second eldest daughter of René I of Naples, Duke of Anjou and Bar, ________ and Sicily and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine.
List of monarchs of SicilyList of monarchs of the Two SiciliesList of monarchs of SardiniaList of monarchs of Naples

Question 8: Margaret was determined to win back her son's inheritance, and fled with him into Wales and later ________.
EnglandNorthern IrelandScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 9: Rumours were rife that he was incapable of fathering a child and that the new ________ was the result of an adulterous liaison on Margaret's part.
Duke of CornwallPrince of WalesCharles, Prince of WalesEdward VIII of the United Kingdom

Question 10: ________, the future Queen of England of the House of York, served as her Maid of Honour.
Anne BoleynElizabeth WoodvilleAnne NevilleThomas Neville







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