← Middle Ages Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a King of the Franks (French) and Holy Roman emperor. Through a series of military conquests he established the Carolingian Empire, which encompassed all of France and parts of Germany and Italy.
- b Men who devote their time to praying, studying, and copying, and decorating holy books by hand.
- c A journey often taken by knights after being dubbed to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
- d A person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom he service and loyalty, for which he will receive a fiefdom [land] and protection.
- e A gridded, spiked iron gate that could be lowered to provide protection for the entrance of a castle.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles. Worked like a giant sling.
- In the middle ages, a noble who owned and controlled all activities on his manor.
- A Medieval punishment which was usually used against women. It involved being placed on a stool on a long lever and being repeatedly dipped into a river or pond.
- Started in Spain, was a process of capturing, torturing, and killing non-Catholics to root out Heresy.
- These were an important part of city and town life. They were
exclusive, organisations; (e.g. Merchants and Craftsmen)
created to preserve the rights and privileges of their members.
5 True/False Questions
Vikings → Raiders and traders of the 9th Century AD, who came from what is now Denmark, Sweden or Norway.
Oath of Fealty → The honour code of the Medieval Knight. Involved protecting your lord, the weak, the church and being honourable towards women.
Parish priest → Along with pikemen, these soldiers came to be favoured by leaders during the later Middle Ages, instead of armies of knights.
Motte and Bailey → The type of castles which were constructed by William the Conqueror to assert his authority upon the conquest of Britain.
The Crusades → A series of military expeditions in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries by Western European Christians to reclaim control of the Holy Lands from the Muslims