Wars of the Roses

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Wars of the Roses.

1. Who fought each other in the Wars of the Roses?
a. France and Germany
b. England and Normandy
c. Norway and France
d. House of York and Lancaster
e. Moors and Christians

2. What were the two sides fighting over during Wars of the Roses?
a. Land in France
b. Money
c. Who should be king
d. Religion
e. Who had the best flower arrangement

3. What new royal house took control at the end of the Wars of the Roses?
a. York
b. Tudor
c. Stuart
d. Hanover
e. Lancaster

4. What title did Richard of York give himself while ruling England?
a. Regent
b. President
c. King
d. Premier
e. Protector

5. The insanity of this king was one of the causes for the start of the war?
a. Henry VI
b. Richard III
c. Henry VIII
d. Richard I
e. Edward III

6. Who was the powerful wife of Henry VI?
a. Eleanor of Aquitaine
b. Isabella of France
c. Matilda I
d. Margaret of Anjou
e. Elizabeth of York

7. Who was king for most of the Wars of the Roses?
a. Richard I
b. William I
c. Edward IV
d. Henry VI
e. John

8. At which battle did Henry Tudor defeat Richard III to bring the war to an end?
a. Battle of Normandy
b. Battle of Bosworth
c. Battle of Hastings
d. Battle of Wakefield
e. Battle of Towton

9. True or False: Many of the English nobles switched sides throughout the war trying to figure out who would win.

10. About how long did the Wars of the Roses last?
a. 2 years
b. 5 years
c. 30 years
d. 50 years
e. 100 years

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