History Quiz / Court of Henry VIII

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Can you name these figures at the court of Henry VIII from their description?

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His first wife...
...with whom he had this daughter
His second wife...
...with whom he had this daughter
His third wife...
...with whom he had this son
His fourth wife
His fifth wife
His sixth, and final, wife
His eldest sister; Queen consort of Scotland
His youngest sister; Queen consort of France...
...who was later married to his good friend
His recognised illegitimate son...
...who was born to his mistress
The noble uncle of his second and fifth wives
Diplomat who was the father of his second wife
The brother of his second wife...
...who was married to
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The sister of his second wife; Henry's former mistress
Councillor and Renaissance humanist executed in 1535
Bishop of Rochester, also executed 1535
Roman Catholic Cardinal and chief advisor for much of the reign
The brother of his third wife who became Lord Protector after Henry's death
Imperial Ambassador to England (1529-45)
Henry's first Archbishop of Canterbury
Henry's second, but first Protestant, Archbishop of Canterbury
Chief minister and later Earl of Essex, executed 1540
Plantagenet Princess, executed 1541
Poet; supposed former love of Henry's second wife
Artist; painter of Henry's most famous portrait
Name one of the five men executed for adultery with the King's second wife
Name one of the two men executed in connection with Henry's fifth wife
The King's favourite fool
Viscount Lisle, later Duke of Northumberland
Leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace

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