5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Edward the Confessor
- Battle of Hastings
- a The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
- b A battle involving the armies of the king of England Harold Godwinson and the invading Norman armies lead by William the conqueror.
- c The head of the Roman Catholic Church. His word was considered to be the word of God.
- d The childless and highly religious king of England, prior to Harold Godwinson, whose throne was contested by three leaders.
- e An act which was seen as necessary in order for sins to be forgiven. It involved going to a priest and receiving forgiveness or a penance.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- In the middle ages, a noble who owned and controlled all activities on his manor.
- The crime of preaching things that were against the teachings of the church.
- Also known as 'The Conqueror', this Norman ruler conquered England in the years from 1066.
- The year in which William of Normandy conquered England.
5 True/False questions
Hell → The eternal punishment of separation from God, reserved for those who die in mortal sin and are unrepentant.
Vikings → The process of attacking a castle, with the intention of either starving out the inhabitants or taking the castle by force.
Drawbridge → A castle gate that was able to be lowered and raised, in order to allow access over a moat.
Knight → An armoured soldier mounted on horseback.
Bubonic Plague → A journey often taken by knights after being dubbed to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.