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5 Matching Questions

  1. Mead hall
  2. William of Normandy
  3. bretwalda
  4. Stonehenge
  5. 1066
  1. a Anglo-Saxon word for ruling King
  2. b Other name for William the Conqueror
  3. c The Iberian people built it around 3000 B.C., built in 3 stages. It was believed to have healing powers because of the bluestone, which came from Northern Wales. Located about an hour from London.
  4. d Where kings and thanes lived during this time?
  5. e What year did William the Conqueror conquer England

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Contributions of the Church
  2. Brought Christianity to England in 597
  3. Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern England to keep out Celts.
  4. Tried to bring Catholicism to the Brits in 440 but they wouldn't have it, so he brought it to the Irish.
  5. Another word for alcohol

5 True/False Questions

  1. Iberians, Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxon, Vikings, Normans (William the Conqueror from Normandy)Invaders in order up to William the Conquerer


  2. DruidsA religious group associated with Stonehedge and nature, Celtic religious group, Paegan


  3. baths, roads, their type of military, Latin, stone buildings, government, religious beliefs, writing, literacy7 different kingdoms around England


  4. China was at peace, Charlemagne king of France and trying to expand, Mayans flourished, Mohammed the prophet founded Islam.Major events that occurred in other parts of the world.


  5. Kent, Sussex, Wessex, Essex, East Anglia, Mercia, Northumbria7 different kingdoms around England


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