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The winner of our Tudor quiz has been announced

Published: July 26, 2011 at 2:52 pm
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On 16 July the BBC History Magazine team travelled to Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire to take part in this year's English Heritage Festival of History. Hundreds of readers visited us at our stand in the pavilion area to talk to us about the magazine, subscribe, purchase the magazine, or complete our Tudor quiz.


We collected all the quiz entries and the winning name has now been drawn, at random, from the details of everyone who completed the quiz by 6pm (GMT) on 17 July 2011. We're delighted to announce that Sally Puddephatt from Leicester was our winning entrant!

Sally says: "I was so pleased to win the BBC History Magazine Tudor quiz; this is the first time I've ever won anything! I've attended the Festival of History for the last eight years and have always had a great time whatever the weather."

Congratulations, Sally, on behalf of all the team at BBC History Magazine and a big thank you to everyone who took part and who came to say hello to us at the festival – it was fantastic to meet you all. Sally wins four books on Tudor history, published by HarperCollins.

For those of you who didn't win, here are the answers to the questions:

Q. Which Tudor monarch was born in Wales?
A. Henry VII

Q. Which of Henry VIII’s wives was he married to for the longest amount of time?

A. Catherine of Aragon

Q. Who had Lady Jane Grey executed?
A. Mary I

Q. Which of these Tudor monarchs is thought to have died of tuberculosis?
A. Edward VI


Q. Who claimed to have “the heart and stomach of a king”?
A. Elizabeth I


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