Quiz about Saxe Coburg Gotha and Windsor Consorts
Quiz about Saxe Coburg Gotha and Windsor Consorts

Saxe Coburg Gotha and Windsor Consorts Quiz


See if you know who were the Royal Consorts to the current Windsor Dynasty in England.

A multiple-choice quiz by Jaffas85. Estimated time: 2 mins.
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Author
Jaffas85
Time
2 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
53,398
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
4 / 5
Plays
3215
Last 3 plays: PLLLover (5/5), jjmr38 (5/5), shvdotr (3/5).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. Who was the Royal Consort of Queen Victoria? Hint

Ernest, Duke of Saxe - Coburg - Gotha
Edward, Duke of Kent
Prince Albert of Saxe - Coburg - Gotha
Leopold of Saxe - Coburg - Saalfield

2. Who was the Royal Consort of King Edward VII? Hint

Alexandra of Denmark
Mrs. Simpson Warfield
Mary of Teck
Adelaide of Saxe - Coburg - Meininton

3. Who was the Royal Consort of King George V? Hint

Elizabeth Bowles Lyon
Mary of Teck
Mrs. Simpson Warfield
Maud of Norway

4. King Edward VIII was King for nearly a year before abdicating because he was not allowed to take twice divorced woman as his Royal Consort. Edward's brother Albert came to the throne and had his name changed to George VI. Who was the Royal Consort of King George VI? Hint

Margaret of France
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Isabella of Norwich
Alexandra of Russia

5. Who was the Royal Consort of Queen Elizabeth II? Hint

Prince Albert of Saxe - Coburg - Gotha
Prince Phillip of France
Edward, Duke of Kent
Prince Philip


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who was the Royal Consort of Queen Victoria?

Answer: Prince Albert of Saxe - Coburg - Gotha

Victoria and Albert married in 1840 and had nine children before Albert's death in 1862. Victoria's favourite son was Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, because he so resembled his father in personality.
2. Who was the Royal Consort of King Edward VII?

Answer: Alexandra of Denmark

Alexandra was obliged to ignore her husband's many affairs and because of this rarely came into Edward's disapproval. She bore her husband five children.
3. Who was the Royal Consort of King George V?

Answer: Mary of Teck

Mary of Teck was originally intended to wed George's elder brother, Albert, then the heir to the throne but he died in 1892.
4. King Edward VIII was King for nearly a year before abdicating because he was not allowed to take twice divorced woman as his Royal Consort. Edward's brother Albert came to the throne and had his name changed to George VI. Who was the Royal Consort of King George VI?

Answer: Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the first commoner to marry a king since Katherine Parr's marriage to Henry VIII. She was the mother of Queen Elizabeth II.
5. Who was the Royal Consort of Queen Elizabeth II?

Answer: Prince Philip

Prince Philip of Greece (and also Prince Philip of Denmark) was born in 1921 and was five years older than the Queen. He died in 2021 aged 99 years. Be relinquished both ties when he married Princess Elizabeth (as she then was) in 1947. His official title was the Duke of Edinburgh, which he received in 1957.
Source: Author Jaffas85

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