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How old was a boy when he was sent away to start training as a knight?
What was the boy called during his first stage of training?
the women of the house
From whom did a page learn courtesy and cleanliness
What was the second stage to becoming a knight?
riding, hunting, hawking
What are several things a squire learns?
At what age does a squire become a knight?
What modern event is similar to the medieval tournaments?
Who were the most important members of a town?
Prices, quality, weights & measures
What did the merchant guilds regulate?
What is the 1st stage to be accepted by a craft guild?
What is Percy's mother's name?
What is the 2nd stage to be accepted by a craft guild?
What is the last stage before being accepted by a craft guild?
paid by the day for his work
What does journeyman mean?
What is the name of Mrs. Aaron's cat?
A year and a day
If a serf escaped to a town, how long did he have to stay there in order to remain free?
What was the penalty for a thief caught with stolen goods?
Why did the buildings of cooks, barbers, and brewers have to be whitewashed and plastered?
to be a knight
What was the lord of the manor's primary duty?
What form of rent did the villagers (serfs) pay to the lord?
What was the lords' and ladies' favorite past time?
hawks and hounds
What were used in hunting?
an estate of land
What is a fief?
Who took over for the lord if he was away?
to allot jobs and take care of building repair
What was the duty of a bailiff?
Who was the assistant to the bailiff?
special occasion feasts
What functions did the manor host?
What institution taught women how to behave?
fathers & husbands
Who were women supposed to obey?
had to work in the fields
Why could most women not stay at home?
What did an "alewife" do?
hints to what will come later in a story
What is foreshadowing?
What is Mrs. Aaron's brother's name?
covered with a wimple
How did married women wear their hair?
What was a single woman called?
What did nunneries offer to women?
make a will and seal documents
What could single women landowners do?
someone who "disturbed the king's peace"
What was the definition of a criminal?
Who dealt with minor crimes?
justices appointed by the king
Who dealt with major crimes?
rounding up criminals
What was the sheriff's job?
What is a "gaol"?
half man - half horse
What is a centaur?
from diseases due to filth
Why did the prisoners die before they came to trial?
relied on family to bring supplies
How could a prisoner starve to death?
clear 30 feet off the road
In order to stop highway robbers, what did a law require lords to do?
fined or put into the stocks
What were the punishments for minor crimes?
clerks and scribes
Whom did merchants hire to help with paperwork?
early medieval merchants
What were pedlars?
a tally stick with notches
What was the original double-entry ledge?
How did merchants mark their papers?
What were most medieval coins made from?
In what city was the first gold coin (since Roman times) minted?
What country started European banking?
not enough wealth
Why didn't kings keep standing armies?
Who was the biggest threat to the king's powers?
tithes and taxes
How did bishops become wealthy?
Where does Spongebob live?
Who performs for the lords at Christmas?
What holiday is celebrated with bonfires and sports?
What holiday is celebrated by young people decorating their houses with green branches?
Who was the youngest member of the Jackson 5?
In Harry Potter, who is it that reveals to Harry that he is a wizard?
What senior is allergic to chicken?
Who is the Greek god of the sea
Who is the Greek goddess of wisdom and war strategy?
half man - half bull
What is a minotaur?
Who is the Greek god of the sky?
Who is the Greek god of the Underworld?
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