King Edward III of England: Facts & Family Tree


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Edward III of England and Philip VI of France were both descended from which French king?

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1. The Black Death killed roughly _____ of England's population, including two of Edward III's children.

2. Which of the following kings of England was the last of the Plantagenet senior line?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of the life and times of England's King Edward III.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Edward III's shared ancestry with Philip VI of France
  • Extent of the Black Death in England
  • Senior line of the House of Plantagenet
  • Death of Edward III's children

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding King Edward III
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the death toll of the Black Death
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about King Edward's rise to power in a different light

Additional Learning

To understand more about this monarch, study the lesson titled King Edward III of England: Facts & Family. This lesson features the following objectives:

  • Details Edward III's claim to the throne of France
  • Explains the Hundred Years' War
  • Covers Salic Law
  • Explores the male descendants of Edward III that lead to the War of the Roses