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SC Medieval life

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Toilet
The 'garderobe' was a medieval term for a _____
Chapel
In a castle, the lord and lady prayed in a private _____
Portcullis
Castle gate, with spikes and grating: _____
Gatehouse
Castle building protecting a gate
Dungeon
Underground prison cell in castle
Great
Main room in a castle: the _____ hall
Solar
Private quarters of the lord and lady were called a _____ (starts with s)
Garrison
Defenders of a castle were called the _____
Daub
Peasant houses were typically made of a mixture of mud, manure and sticks called 'wattle and _____'
Thatched
The huts of the poor in medieval villages had _____ roofs
Fire
A serious danger in medieval towns, given their style of lighting
Wear
Legally, the poor could not _____ purple silk
Stockings
Medieval men wore _____, which today are generally worn only by women
Perfume
Arabia was a source of _____, valued in an era where people washed less than today
Spices
Various _____ were used to disguise the taste of rotten meat
Bread
Trenchers were slices of _____
Entertainer
Was a troubadour a weapon, an entertainer, or a type of food?
Tavern
Which was a term for a medieval drinking place: pub, tavern, hotel, speakeasy?
Hunt
The rich used horses and dogs to _______
Falconry
The sport of hawking was also known as _____
hopscotch
Hide-and-seek and _____ were favourite medieval children's games still popular today
Jousts
Sporting contests between knights were known as _____. They often featured in tournaments.