Personal Tudor 20 Questions


1. Favourite Tudor Monarch: Elizabeth I

2. Favourite Tudor Consort: Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn National Portrait Gallery.
Anne Boleyn National Portrait Gallery.

3. Most intriguing Tudor personality: Jane Grey

4. Favourite Tudor marriage: Prince Arthur and Katherine of Aragon

5. I want to learn more about: Catherine Carey and Katherine Grey

6. Aspect of the Tudors least interested in: Military and naval

7. Least favourite Tudor personality: Thomas Seymour

8. Least favourite Tudor Monarch: Edward VI

9. Favourite Tudor place: Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace, built by Cardinal Wolsey.
Hampton Court Palace, built by Cardinal Wolsey.

10. Tudor Place I’d most like to visit: Hever Castle

11. If I could have lunch with three Tudors they’d be: Anne Boleyn, Jane Grey and Elizabeth I

12. Favourite three Tudor fiction: Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel, The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory, and Sacred Treason by James Forrester

13. Favourite three Tudor non-fiction: The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn by Eric Ives, The Sisters Who Would Be Queen by Leanda de Lisle, and In Bed with the Tudors by Amy License

14. Favourite portrayal in The Tudors: Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn and Sarah Bolger as Mary I

Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn in 'The Tudors' (2008).
Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn in ‘The Tudors’ (2008).

15. If I could go back to one day in Tudor history it would be: the coronation of Elizabeth I

16. Tudor Monarch I know least about: Henry VII

17. Best Tudor screen adaptation: Anne of the Thousand Days 1969

18. French hood or gable hood: French

19. Names – Katherine, Jane, Anne or Elizabeth: Katherine

20. Other historical interests apart from the Tudors: the English Regency, the Wars of the Roses, and the monarchy and peerage across the years

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