Royal bones

Royal bones

How much do you know about the history of the british monarchy? Test your wits here....

published on June 10, 20126 responses 0 5.0★ / 5

Which King had an daughter who drowned?

Canute
Edward VII
Henry I

What did Elizabethan women do to follow Elizabeth I in terms of fashion?

What did Elizabethan women do to follow Elizabeth I in terms of fashion?
They knocked their teeth out and wore wooden false teeth like the Queen
They blackened their teeth to imitate the Queen whose teeth where black and rotten
They dyed their hair red, cropped it short and wore a red fright wig

Edward VIII caused a scandal when he abdicated the throne to marry a divorced woman, but he wasn't the first monarch to do so - can you name the other King who married what we would term as a "divorced" woman?

Edward VIII caused a scandal when he abdicated the throne to marry a divorced woman, but he wasn't the first monarch to do so - can you name the other King who married what we would term as a "divorced" woman?
Henry VIII
Henry II
George III

The royal malady of porphyria developed most famously in George III but can you name his little known descendant who was also found to be a sufferer?

Charlotte of Saxe-Meningen
Princess Marie Louise
Princess Beatrice, Duchess of Galliera

What caused William of Orange to lie down in the mud of the riverbank during the Battle of the Boyne?

His horse reared and threw him badly
His wig getting shot off and causing a head injury
An asthma attack

During the 1st World War the royal family had to change its name from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor but can you name the two other proposed names?

During the 1st World War the royal family had to change its name from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor but can you name the two other proposed names?
Select the two correct answers
Whettin
Waldegrave
Whipper
Wenslas

Who did the Queen christened as "Alexandrina Guelph" grow up to be?

Queen Charlotte
Queen Victoria
Queen Caroline

Katherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII, has been credited with bringing what two things to England?

Select the two correct answers
Lace making
The Box Hedge
Tea
The Fork
The salad

During his investiture as Prince of Wales which Prince insisted his mother carry him everywhere?

Edward VII
Prince Arthur Tudor
Prince Charles

And finally please name which of Victoria's daughters said that "Mama in't too unwell to open Parliament, only unwilling"

Select the one correct answers
Louise
Vicky
Alice