Elizabethan England & Renaissance History Quiz
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Elizabethan England & Renaissance History Quiz

"Test your knowledge of Elizabethan England and the Renaissance" - This quiz will challenge your understanding of the religious settlement during Elizabethan England, the state of other nations in Europe during the Italian Renaissance, and other significant historical events. Keywords: Elizabethan England, Renaissance, religious settlement, Europe, history.

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Questions and Answers

Which country was England's main rival during Elizabeth's reign?

Spain

Which Scottish king successfully ended the quasi-independent rule of the Lord of the Isles?

James IV

Which two oceans were the Anglo-Spanish War fought on?

The Atlantic and Pacific

Which monarch laid the foundation for the Union of the Crowns in the 17th century by marrying Henry VII's daughter?

<p>James IV</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which two nations formed the Auld Alliance?

<p>Scotland and France</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which monarch was required to launch an invasion of England to support the French when they were attacked by the English under Henry VIII?

<p>James IV</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which two Scottish islands were acquired by Scotland in 1468 as part of Margaret of Denmark's dowry?

<p>The Orkney Islands and the Shetland Islands</p> Signup and view all the answers

During which centuries does early modern British history generally refer to?

<p>16th, 17th and 18th centuries</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which country was England involved in numerous wars with during early modern British history?

<p>France</p> Signup and view all the answers

What were some of the major historical events during early modern British history?

<p>The English Renaissance and the Scottish Reformation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the English Renaissance?

<p>A cultural movement in England influenced by the Italian Renaissance</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a notable achievement of the English Renaissance?

<p>Architecture</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is most famously known for writing The Faerie Queene?

<p>Edmund Spenser</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do some cultural historians believe about the connection between the English Renaissance and the northern Italian artists?

<p>There is no real tie between the two</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who led the English forces to victory at the Battle of Pinkie?

<p>Edward Seymour</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the name of the French noblewoman whom James V married?

<p>Marie de Guise</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the name of the battle where James V died shortly after hearing news of the birth of his daughter?

<p>Battle of Solway Moss</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who became regent of Scotland after the death of James V?

<p>James Hamilton, Earl of Arran</p> Signup and view all the answers

What event led to the beginning of the Rough Wooing?

<p>The birth of Mary, Queen of Scots</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who occupied Haddington after the Battle of Pinkie?

<p>Edward Seymour</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the name of the castle where Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned?

<p>Lochleven Castle</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the cause of Mary, Queen of Scots' execution?

<p>She was accused of treason</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the cause of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland?

<p>The teachings of Martin Luther</p> Signup and view all the answers

During which era did the English Renaissance reach its peak?

<p>The Elizabethan era</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the significance of the Battle of Bosworth Field?

<p>It saw the rise of the Tudor monarchy</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Henry VIII do to increase the power of the English monarchy?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the Star Chamber?

<p>A new institution built up by the Tudors to centralize and rationalize the English state</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the English Reformation?

<p>A movement to break away from the Roman Catholic Church</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the main cause of the contest between the forces of the monarch and parliament during the 17th century?

<p>The rise of the commercial classes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the significance of the Elizabethan Age in English history?

<p>It was a brief period of largely internal peace</p> Signup and view all the answers

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