#FridayFun – Catherine Howard Quiz Part 1
Claire on June 30, 2023
As today is the anniversary of Henry VIII and Catherine Howard setting off on their royal progress to the north of England in 1541, I thought I’d test your knowledge of Catherine with this Catherine Howard quiz.
I do hope you enjoy it.
By the way, you can
click here to find out more about Henry and Catherine’s 1541 royal progress.
#1. Who was Catherine Howard's father?
Edmund Howard #2. Who was Catherine Howard's mother?
Her mother was Jocasta, or Joyce, Culpeper.
#3. Catherine's cousin, Anne Boleyn, helped Catherine's father get this office.
Comptroller of Calais
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports
Constable of Dover
Constable of the Tower of London
He was made Comptroller of Calais in 1531.
#4. Catherine was sent to the household of the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, but what relation was she to Catherine?
Agnes Howard (née Tilney) was her step-grandmother.
#5. Catherine had a relationship with Henry Manox while under the dowager duchess's care - what position did he hold in the household?
Bursar #6. True or false: Catherine had a sexual relationship with Francis Dereham during her time in the dowager duchess's household? #7. True or false: Catherine was appointed to serve Anne of Cleves as a maid of honour? #8. At which royal palace did Henry VIII marry Catherine in July 1540?
Oatlands #9. Who was executed on day that Henry VIII married Catherine?
Edward Stafford #10. What was Catherine Howard's motto as queen?
God send me well to keep
To be useful in all I do
No other will but his
Humble and loyal