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  1. Barbarians
  2. Stocks
  3. Peasants revolt
  4. Archers
  5. Siege
  1. a Invaders of the 4th and 5th Century AD, who were heavily responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire.
  2. b Along with pikemen, these soldiers came to be favoured by leaders during the later Middle Ages, instead of armies of knights.
  3. c The process of attacking a castle, with the intention of either starving out the inhabitants or taking the castle by force.
  4. d A rebellion aimed at achieving social and economic reform for the suppressed lower classes of Medieval Europe. Eventually led to the end of the Feudal system in England.
  5. e A lever, which allowed people to be punished through having their neck and wrists immobilised. People would then throw objects at them. Usually used for minor offences.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Worked in the local church known as the parish, the smallest church district, usually in a village.
  2. A battle involving the armies of the king of England Harold Godwinson and the invading Norman armies lead by William the conqueror.
  3. Narrow holes in the castle walls from which soldiers could fire arrows and crossbow bolts.
  4. A state of eternal life and union with God, in which one experiences full happiness and eternal life.
  5. Raiders and traders of the 9th Century AD, who came from what is now Denmark, Sweden or Norway.

5 True/False questions

  1. FriarA medieval European monk who traveled from place to place preaching to the poor.

          

  2. FiefdomThe term for 'leaving empty'; part of the Medieval 3 field system. A field was left empty in order to allow it to regain nutrients.

          

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

          

  4. Stone KeepA lever, which allowed people to be punished through having their neck and wrists immobilised. People would then throw objects at them. Usually used for minor offences.

          

  5. Ducking StoolA 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.