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- the monster who fought Beowulf

Grendel

Beowulf's people of southern Sweden

Geats

Anglo-Saxon historian who wrote The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

Venerable Bede

a martyr

Becket

-feasting hall

Heorot

King of the Danes in Beowulf

Hrothgar

rooster from "Nun's Priest Tale" who listened to flattery

Chanticleer

Host of the Tabard Inn in Canterbury Tales

Harry bailly

- head of a convent in Canterbury Tales

Prioress

remained faithful to Beowulf until he died

Wiglaf

was the King of the Danes.

Hrothgar

was the center of learning in medieval England

The church

Normans conquered England

In 1066

lived around 500 A.D.

King Arthur

were two characters who were humble Christians.

The Parson and Plowman

more interested in courtly love than in spiritual ideals

The Squire

mine tin and then make their weapons out of bronze

Britons

the Canterbury Tales were written in verse

The tales

main characters of the Nun's Priest tale

Chanticleer and Pertelote

is a proverb

a gnome

helped bring learning to medieval England

King Charlemagne

wrote during the fourteenth century

Chaucer

written in four lines per stanza

Ballads

an epic

Beowulf

is a debate

"The Owl and the Nightingale"

was a riddle

"The Bookworm"

is Breton lay

"Sir Orfeo"

is a ballad

The Twa Sisters

Brut

Layamon-

Geoffrey of Monmouth

The history of the kings of Briton

Chaucer

The Book of the Duchesse

Chaucer

Canterbury Tales

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