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101 Kings & Queens Trivia Questions Only For Heirs To The Throne

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September 23, 2022

In today’s pop culture, many people might see stars and celebrities as royalty, but what about actual legendary monarchs? They do have a lot in common with our modern-day red-carpet royalty; they can polarize the public, set trends, and influence othersβ€”for better or for worse.

Any knowledgable history buff knows who the first king of England was and that Marie Antoinette didn’t actually say β€œlet them eat cake” right? Well, it’s a good thing our kings & queens quiz goes beyond that scope, delving deeper into wars, relationships, guillotines, and odd facts to prove your dedication to the world’s original celebrities.

If royal family trivia is your forte during family game night, try taking this kings & queens quiz! Even the most knowledgable royal family fan could get lost in the palace trying to answer these Kings & Queens trivia questions and answers. Gather at the Round Table and see if you’re a drag or a queen!Β 

Looking for more historical trivia? Check out our Greek Mythology, World History, and Ancient & Medieval trivia. Top it all off with some general history trivia questions to prove the thoroughness of your knowledge.

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1. Where did King Canute hail from?

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2. Which king was murdered in Berkeley Castle?

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3. Which English monarch married Eleanor of Aquitaine?

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4. Which British monarch started the fashion for royal corgis with Dookie?

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5. World War I: Which of these battles occurred BEFORE the others?

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6. Which Mercian king built a defensive earthwork along the Welsh Border?

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1. Which King Louis of France died in 1715?

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2. Nell Gwynn was the mistress of which king of England?

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3. King Alexander died in 1920 after being bitten by two monkeys. Of which country was he king?

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4. On which island is Osborne House, Queen Victoria's holiday home?

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5. What relation was Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth I?

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6. What name was given to the kings of ancient Egypt ?

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1. Which king was Regent during the Regency?

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2. Who, in her time, married two kings - Louis VII of France and Henry II of England?

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3. Who was Henry VIII married to when he died?

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4. Edgar the Peaceable ruled England in which century?

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5. How did Princess Diana and her siblings used to refer their stepmother Raine Spencer?

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6. Who is the Queen's eldest grandchild?

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1. Which king of England rode a horse called 'White Surrey'?

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2. All of the kings of The House of Lancaster, all had the same name - what was it?

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3. Which monarch was murdered in Berkeley Castle?

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4. Which of these early English kings was unmarried?

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5. King Farouk had an unfortunate trait - what was it?

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6. Which king is supposed to have hidden in a tree after the Battle of Worcester?

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1. What was King Richard I's nickname?

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2. Which English king made the Homburg hat fashionable?

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3. What was the name of Queen Victoria's father?

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4. Which of the following English monarchs abdicated?

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5. What relation was Edward VIII, who abdicated, to George VI?

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6. Which queen started a nursing service for soldiers?

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1. Originally in a deck of playing cards, which Biblical king did the King of Spades represent?

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2. Which king came directly before Harold II?

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3. Who was Queen of England for only 9 days before she was beheaded?

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4. Which English king was born in 1027 and died at the age of 60 after falling from his horse?

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5. When Queen Boudica is depicted in statues and drawings, what sort of transport is she normally seen using?

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6. Which early English king was married to Cynethryth and had five children?

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1. Which of these was the name of one of the children of King Harold who was defeated at the Battle of Hastings?

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2. In which county was Alfred the Great born?

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3. Which English king was also known as 'Lion of Justice'?

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4. In the 9th century, over which part England did Alfred the Great rule?

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5. Which King's slogan was 'No Bishop, No King'?

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6. Since 1066, how many King Edwards has Britain had?

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1. Which of these early English kings was murdered?

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2. Remembered as one of their worst kings ever, over which group of people was Vortigern a 5th century ruler?

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3. Umberto II was the last king of which European country?

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4. Which early English king was married to Edith of Wessex?

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5. Which king was defeated by Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn?

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6. In what year was the monarchy restored in Spain?

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1. When Queen Victoria was born, where was she in line to the throne?

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2. In a deck of English playing cards, which king's costumes were used as a basis for those of the kings on the cards?

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3. Which of these 9th century Kings of England reigned before the others?

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4. Who was Henry VIII's third wife?

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5. Which king of France was known as the Sun King?

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6. Which king had been Prince Regent for 10 years before taking over the throne on the death of his father?

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1. Who was Henry VIII's elder brother who died before coming to the throne?

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2. Who was Queen between 1702 and 1714?

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3. Who was the last male to succeed a female monarch?

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4. In 9th century England, Danelaw included the Five Boroughs. Which of these was NOT one of the boroughs?

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5. Against which English monarch was the Ridolfi Plot hatched?

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6. Who was the second wife of Ethelwulf, king of England in the 9th century?

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1. In ancient history, which king succeeded David?

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2. Which king died of leprosy at Cardross Castle in 1329?

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3. Which of these was the wife of Henry VIII before the others?

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4. Which relative did Queen Victoria replace on the throne?

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5. To which of his wives was Henry VIII married for the longest time?

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6. Edgiva of Kent was the third wife of which English king?

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1. To which royal house did George I belong?

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2. Which king came to the throne in 1509?

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3. Which Queen was married to Prince Albert?

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4. Which English king died of food poisoning?

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5. What was the name of Henry VIII's elder brother who had been heir to the throne but who had died young?

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6. Which English monarch was known as Henry Bolingbroke?

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1. In which century did Queen Victoria die?

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2. How old was Queen Elizabeth II of England when she married?

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3. Who was the English monarch who American colonists rebelled against, eventually achieving independence in 1776?

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4. Athelstan the Glorious ruled England in which century?

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5. In 1946, which European country's king quit after just 35 days on the throne following a national referendum?

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6. In terms of kings of England, who was 'the Conqueror'?

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1. Which people did Macbeth reign over from 1040 to 1057?

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2. In France in 1589, who became the first king of the Bourbon dynasty?

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3. Which of these names has been used by the most kings of England and the UK?

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4. Of which country were Kenneth, Donald and Malcolm Kings?

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5. Which king's son did Perkin Warbeck claim to be?

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6. Which king devised the Tudor Rose to symbolise unity between the Houses of York and Lancaster?

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1. Which king was Marie Antoinette's husband?

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2. What relation was George VI to our Queen?

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3. How did William II die?

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4. Which English king was married Mary of Teck?

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5. Who was the last of the Stuart monarchs in Britain?

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6. As of 2014, who is 2nd in line to the British throne?

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1. How long had Elizabeth II reigned by June 2004?

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2. During which Revolution did Louis XVI lose his head?

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3. Which king built the first Jewish temple in Jerusalem?

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4. Which monarch was featured on the Penny Black postage stamp?

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5. What sort of creature was Queen Victoria's pet Coco?

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6. Who was the last British sovereign to lead an army into battle?

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1. Which king of England was the first Prince of Wales?

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2. How old was Richard III when he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth?

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3. Who was the most famous great-grandchild of Charles I?

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4. Against which English monarch was the Babington Plot hatched?

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5. Which of these Queens wasn't the daughter of a king?

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