5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Henry III
- Elizabeth I
- Babington Plot
- Sir Francis Drake
- a son of Henry II of France and the last Valois to be king of France (1551-1589)
- b Queen Elizabeth I was plotted to be assinated by her cousin Mary Queen of Scots and has her beheaded for it
- c Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus
- d English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596)
- e Tudor Queen of England. Succeeded Mary I in 1558 and ruled until 1603. In addition to leading the defeat of the Spanish Armada and developing England into a world power, she strengthened Protestantism. Daughter of Henry VIII.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Religious movement of the Late Middle Ages that appeared at the same time with Christian Humanism. Recommended a more individual attitude towards belief and religion and was especially prominent in Dutch cities during the 14th and 15th centuries. Regarded sometimes as a contribution to Lutheranism and Calvinism. Major influence upon Erasmus, who was brought up in this tradition.
- English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
- Mass slaying of Huguenots (Calvinists) in Paris, on Saint Bartholomew's Day, 1572.
- Do not support birth control
- Spanish writer best remembered for 'Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
5 True/False questions
Cloisters → wrote the Book of Common Prayer
German Peasant Revolt → Dominican Friar who was famous for selling indulgences
Nuclear Family → a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
Wet Nursing → The hiring of a servant, often with little or no contract, to nurse the child of the hiring, and more wealthy family at the expense of her own newly born child. This became a very wide-spread and flourishing business all over Europe in the 18th century. The nurses needed the money that many upper class women would gladly provide for the freedom from such a tiring and unsightly chore as nursing. [p. 667]
Duke of Alba → hated man by the Netherlands; chosen by Philip II to suppress the revolt in the Netherlands