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The Life and Times of Richard III
House of York
"Forget everything you've ever heard about Richard III. This quiz is about the real Richard, not the monster conjured by Tudor propagandists. I dedicate this quiz to all Ricardians and to fellow FunTrivia member Mutchisman for reasons he knows about."
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Who was the man who came forward with information that prompted Richard, Duke of Gloucester to depose his nephew Edward?
Duke of Buckingham
"The catte, the ratte and Lovell our dogge
Rulyth all England under the hogge."
Who are the catte, the ratte, the dogge and the hogge?
Lord William Catesby, Lord Richard Ratcliff, Sir Francis Lovell and Richard III
Sir William Catesby, Sir Richard Ratcliff, Lord Francis Lovell and Richard III
Sir William Catesby, Lord Richard Ratcliff, Sir Francis Lovell and Richard III
Sir William Catesby, Sir Richard Ratcliff, Sir Francis Lovell and Richard III
Who was known as 'The Rose of Raby' and what part did she play in Richard's life?
Katherine Plantagenet, Richard's illegitimate daughter
Isabella Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Richard's sister-in-law
Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Richard's mother
Anne Neville, Duchess of Gloucester/Queen, Richard's wife
How many children did Richard III father?
Five all told
One, maybe two
Three, perhaps four
Two, or perhaps three
Who was Katherine Haute?
Richard's mistress after his marriage
Richard's mistress prior to his marriage
Wife of the Earl of Warwick, Richard's uncle
Shakespeare's play 'Richard III' depicts Richard as a monster. On what did Shakespeare base his play?
John Morton's personal papers
The Croyland Chronicle
Sir Thomas More's 'The History of King Richard III'
Interviews with Richard's descendants
What was Titulus Regius?
A document asserting Henry VII's right to the throne de force majure
A document declaring Richard III the rightful king
A document declaring Richard III a traitor
A document declaring Edward IV's children illegitimate
Who was John Morton?
Henry VII's Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancellor
Richard III's personal chaplain
Henry VII's personal chaplain
Richard III's standard bearer at Bosworth
Who was Sir James Tyrrell and what's his part in this saga?
He switched sides during the Battle of Bosworth
He was the tutor of Edward V and Prince Richard of York
He was Richard's tutor
He confessed to killing the Princes on orders from Richard III
Who led the revolt against Richard in 1483?
Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham
William Herbert, Earl of Huntingdon
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick
Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke
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