Thomas Wolsey: Biography, Facts & Death


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Thomas Wolsey started out life as

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1. As the Lord Chancellor of England, Thomas Wolsey

2. The greatest failure of Thomas Wolsey's life was

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of England's Thomas Wolsey. Areas of emphasis on the quiz include Wolsey's time as a cardinal and his death.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Wolsey's childhood
  • Failures that Wolsey encountered
  • Wolsey's rise to royal adviser

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Wolsey
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about his time as Lord Chancellor of England
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding his influence within the royal family and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Wolsey's life, review the lesson titled Thomas Wolsey: Biography, Facts & Death. The lesson addresses these objectives:

  • Detail his childhood in England
  • Explore Wolsey's time as official chaplain to the King Henry VII in 1507
  • Explain his time as Lord Chancellor of England
  • Cover his death in 1530