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English unit 5

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- the monster who fought Beowulf
Grendel
Beowulf's people of southern Sweden
Geats
Anglo-Saxon historian who wrote The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation
Venerable Bede
a martyr
Becket
-feasting hall
Heorot
King of the Danes in Beowulf
Hrothgar
rooster from "Nun's Priest Tale" who listened to flattery
Chanticleer
Host of the Tabard Inn in Canterbury Tales
Harry bailly
fate
Wyrd
- head of a convent in Canterbury Tales
Prioress
remained faithful to Beowulf until he died
Wiglaf
was the King of the Danes.
Hrothgar
was the center of learning in medieval England
The church
Normans conquered England
In 1066
lived around 500 A.D.
King Arthur
were two characters who were humble Christians.
The Parson and Plowman
more interested in courtly love than in spiritual ideals
The Squire
mine tin and then make their weapons out of bronze
Britons
the Canterbury Tales were written in verse
The tales
main characters of the Nun's Priest tale
Chanticleer and Pertelote
is a proverb
a gnome
helped bring learning to medieval England
King Charlemagne
wrote during the fourteenth century
Chaucer
written in four lines per stanza
Ballads
an epic
Beowulf
is a debate
"The Owl and the Nightingale"
was a riddle
"The Bookworm"
is Breton lay
"Sir Orfeo"
is a ballad
The Twa Sisters
Brut
Layamon-
Geoffrey of Monmouth
The history of the kings of Briton
Chaucer
The Book of the Duchesse
Chaucer
Canterbury Tales