How well do you know the Sons of Edward III? 1.) Edward of Woodstock was Edward’s eldest son. By what nickname is he best known?a) The Great Knightb) The Black Princec) The Hammer of the Scotsd) The Red Lion 2.) In which battle did the Black Prince win his spurs?a) The Battle of Sluysb) The Battle of Poitiersc) The Battle of Crecyd) The Siege of Castile 3.) One of Edward III’s sons was almost 7 feet tall. Who was it?a) Thomasb) Johnc) Lioneld) Edmund 4.) Which of his three wives did John of Gaunt not love?a) Blanche of Lancasterb) Constance of Castilec) Katherine Swynford 5.) About whom did the great English poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, write the laudatory book called Book of the Duchess?a) Katherine Swynfordb) Joan of Kentc) Constance of Castiled) Blanche of Lancaster 6.) Who did the Black Prince marry?a) Elizabeth de Burghb) Joan Hollandc) Isabella of Castile (sister of John of Gaunt’s wife)d) Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent 7.) Which one of Edward III’s sons was murdered in a prison in Calais awaiting a trial for treason?a) Thomas of Woodstockb) John of Gauntc) Edmund of Langleyd) Lionel of Antwerp 8.) What was the name of John of Gaunt’s sumptuous palace in London that was burned to the ground?a) Palace of Whitehallb) The Savoy Palacec) Nonesuch Palaced) Palace of Placentia 9.) One of the sons of Edward III betrayed one nephew for another. His actions – had he chosen wrongly – might have been considered treasonous. Who is he?a) John of Gauntb) Lionel of Antwerpc) Thomas of Woodstockd) Edmund of Langley 10.) Which two sons of Edward III were not only brothers, but brothers-in-law?a) The Black Prince and John of Gauntb) Lionel of Antwerp and Edmund of Langleyc) Thomas of Woodstock and The Black Princed) John of Gaunt and Edmund of LangleyEmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.