5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Merlons and Crenels
- Bayeaux Tapestry
- a The head of the Roman Catholic Church.
- b The eternal punishment of separation from God, reserved for those who die in mortal sin and are unrepentant.
- c Also known as 'crenelations', these were the fortifications at the top of most castles. They allowed archers and defenders to shoot, but to be protected.
- d Commissioned by Bishop Odo, the brother of William the Conqueror, to commemorate his victory over the English. Actually a tapestry, it was completed in the years after 1066.
- e A person who was given the job of keeping the fields free from roaming animals. Often a job given to a child.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The first stage of becoming a knight. Usually began at age 7, and involved being taught manners, basic fighting skills and some other skills.
- Invaders of the 4th and 5th Century AD, who were heavily responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire.
- The name given to the walls surrounding a castle.
- Worked in the local church known as the parish, the smallest church district, usually in a village.
- A battle involving the armies of the king of England Harold Godwinson and the invading Norman armies lead by William the conqueror.
5 True/False Questions
Monks → Men who devote their time to praying, studying, and copying, and decorating holy books by hand.
Oath of Fealty → An oath sworn before God, which proclaimed your loyalty to your lord. This made you a vassal.
Trebuchet → A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles. Worked like a giant sling.
Purgatory → The honour code of the Medieval Knight. Involved protecting your lord, the weak, the church and being honourable towards women.
Guilds → Used to grind grain. In the Middle Ages, this was usually found near a stream which was used to power the device.