Richard II Trivia
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Who is the father of Richard II?
Edmund Duke of York
John of Gaunt
Thomas Duke of Lancaster
Edward Prince of Wales
Why is Henry known as "Bolingbroke?"
He owns an estate named Bolingbroke
It is his family nicknane
Bolingbroke is the place he was born
He earned the name after his victory at the Battle of Bolingbroke
Which of the following is considered to be a source text for Shakespeare's dramatic retelling of Richard II?
The diary of Henry IV
Grammaticus' Gesta Danorum
What historical event influenced Queen Elizabeth's reaction to Richard II?
The Midlands Rising
The Gunpowder Plot
The Essex Rebellion
The Northern Rebellion
What is the name of Richard's beloved horse?
How old was Richard II when he was crowned king?
17 years old
12 years old
8 years old
10 years old
Who is accused for the murder of the Duke of Gloucester?
John of Gaunt
What is the name of the series of English civil wars fought for control of the throne between the Houses of Lancaster and York?
The Hundred Years' War
The Wars of the Roses
The Eighty Years' War
The Battles of the Crown
What is the name of Richard II's son?
He had no son
Richard II is also known as....
The Child King
Richard of Bordeaux
The Black Prince
Richard of Westminster
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