The Princes in the Tower Short Answer Test - Answer Key

Alison Weir (historian)
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1. What, according to the author, are the most important pieces in the puzzle of the Princes?

Contemporary sources.

2. Who wrote The History of King Richard III?

Sir Thomas More.

3. Between what two houses was the War of the Roses?

York and Lancaster.

4. In 1453, King Henry VI suffered what kind of mental illness?

Catatonic schizophrenia.

5. Who was the first sovereign of the House of York?

Edward IV.

6. How many of the great English aristocratic families became extinct because of the War of the Roses?

Seven.

7. At the time of the War of the Roses, how much of the English population lived in towns and cities?

One tenth.

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