SC 8 History Challenge 2018
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Which ethnic group created the Witan
Anglo-Saxon kings could _____ advisers to a Witan
Witan comes from Anglo-Saxon terms for a meeting of ____ men
Which word describes what the Witan did? Frame, consent, enact
Which one was a clergyman? Abbott, duke, earl, marquis?
After the Norman Conquest, English kings summoned councils to approve decisions, especially about
Upper house of England's parliament: House of _____
At the 'shire ____' in Anglo-Saxon England, local lords and representatives discussed local matters
Another name for shire
Another name for 'shire reeve'
The County ____ became a model for the House of Commons
England's lower house, the House of _______
Year of Magna Carta
Magna Carta means Great _____
Field where Magna Carta was signed
Magna Carta was authenticated with a ___ seal
When he fought Robin Hood, John's title was ___
John was a notoriously '___' king
John betrayed his brother _____
John arranged for the murder of his own ___, Arthur of Brittany
As king, John inherited huge tracts of England, Wales, Ireland and ______
John's cunning rival: the French king, Philip ______
John persecuted this religious group for money:
John died of ______
King John's 9 year old son became Henry ____
Innocent III was the name of a ____
French noble whose Parliament was the first to summon representatives from towns and shires - Simon de _____
_______ I reigned from 1272 to 1307
Do the 'Rolls of Parliament' describe food, jobs, records or victories?
Burgesses were people from___?
The 1295 parliament which set the norm of 2 knights per county and 2 burgesses per town was the M___ Parliament
Because of 13th and 14th century wars, kings needed the Parliaments to grant 'e____' taxes
From the reign of Edward ____ (1327-1377), county and town representatives were a standard part of Parliament
Two kings overthrown in the medieval period: Edward __ and Richard __ (same number in each)
Thomas Hungerford was the first official s___ of the House of Commons
Which is not a term used for a medieval parliament? Good, Bad, Wonderful, Merciless
Henry IV's shaky claim to the throne was (harmful, helpful, inconsequential) to the claims of the Parliament
An important right of the medieval Parliaments was to give p____ to the crown
Successful Bills become _ _ _ _ of Parliament
Is a statute a figure, a law, or a bill?
Clergymen in the House of Lords are known as 'Lords _______'
Wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster: Wars of the ______
King who emerged victorious at Bosworth
The battle of Bosworth was fought in which year?
In which year did Columbus make his voyage to the Americas?
The issue of Henry VIII's divorce was known as the King's 'Great ____'
Henry VIII's first wife: Catherine of _____
Henry VIII's second wife: Anne _____
The English Reformation transferred religious authority from the ____to the English crown
What was the name of Henry VIII's successor?
Which daughter of Henry VIII became queen in 1553?
In 1588 Elizabeth's forces defeated the Spanish ____
Those who wanted to simplify rituals in the Church of England in Elizabeth's reign were known as P_____
First of the Stuarts: ___ I
Month of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605
Surname of the leader of the Gunpowder Plot
Notorious favourite of James I and Charles I: Duke of ___
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