5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Peasants revolt
- a Invaders of the 4th and 5th Century AD, who were heavily responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire.
- b Along with pikemen, these soldiers came to be favoured by leaders during the later Middle Ages, instead of armies of knights.
- c The process of attacking a castle, with the intention of either starving out the inhabitants or taking the castle by force.
- 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.
- 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
- Worked in the local church known as the parish, the smallest church district, usually in a village.
- A battle involving the armies of the king of England Harold Godwinson and the invading Norman armies lead by William the conqueror.
- Narrow holes in the castle walls from which soldiers could fire arrows and crossbow bolts.
- A state of eternal life and union with God, in which one experiences full happiness and eternal life.
- Raiders and traders of the 9th Century AD, who came from what is now Denmark, Sweden or Norway.
5 True/False questions
Friar → A medieval European monk who traveled from place to place preaching to the poor.
Fiefdom → 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.
Motte and Bailey → The type of castles which were constructed by William the Conqueror to assert his authority upon the conquest of Britain.
Stone Keep → 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.
Ducking Stool → A 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.