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  1. Concentric Castles
  2. Fallow
  3. Guilds
  4. Domesday Book
  5. Lord
  1. a Containing successive rings of walls. This was the final development of castles. It had an outer wall and an inner wall with lots of towers and at least 2 gatehouses.
  2. b In the middle ages, a noble who owned and controlled all activities on his manor.
  3. c The census of England conducted by William of Normandy upon his conquest in 1066, to assess the population and tax base of the country.
  4. d 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. e The term for 'leaving empty'; part of the Medieval 3 field system. A field was left empty in order to allow it to regain nutrients.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Selling of forgiveness by the Catholic Church. The remission of sins granted to people by the Catholic church for money. It was common practice when the church needed to raise money.
  2. The shallow bottomed ships favoured by the Vikings.
  3. A state of eternal life and union with God, in which one experiences full happiness and eternal life.
  4. Castle made of thick stone, the keep was protected by a palisade, defensive wall, moat and drawbridge
  5. The name given to the walls surrounding a castle.

5 True/False Questions

  1. PilgrimageA journey often taken by knights after being dubbed to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.

          

  2. PortcullisAlong with pikemen, these soldiers came to be favoured by leaders during the later Middle Ages, instead of armies of knights.

          

  3. Motte and BaileyThe type of castles which were constructed by William the Conqueror to assert his authority upon the conquest of Britain.

          

  4. KnightA 1/10 tax paid by all Christians to the church in the Middle Ages. It was on 'first fruits', and usually paid in produce, but later it could be in the form of money.

          

  5. TrebuchetAlong with pikemen, these soldiers came to be favoured by leaders during the later Middle Ages, instead of armies of knights.

          

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