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The History of England (Middle Ages) Quiz

The quiz will begin with the founding of the Kingdom of England and will lead on to the end of the fifteenth century. 10 Questions.

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What year is considered as the founding of the Kingdom of England?

  • 927 AD
  • 1066 AD
  • 1071 AD
  • 1098 AD

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Which Anglo Saxon King of England had reunified the English lands in 927 AD?

  • Alfred the Great
  • Edward I of England
  • Athelstan
  • Edmund Ironside

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The Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066, saw the English army repelling an invasion, and victoriously over which invaders?

  • Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
  • Grand Duchy of Valadimer
  • Kingdom of Norway
  • Duchy of Normandy

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In 1066, the Battle of Hastings saw William the Conqueror as the victor, as Duke of Normandy, to which French king did he formerly swear allegiance to?

  • Philip I the Amorous
  • Henry I
  • Louis VI the Fat
  • Charles IV the Fair

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In which year was the Bayeux Tapestry complected, illustrating the Battle of Hastings?

  • 1067
  • 1071
  • 1076
  • 1077

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Which university was founded in 1096, the Kingdom of England at that time was under the rule of King William II, who died in New Forest, after being shot by an arrow in 1100?

  • St George's University of London
  • University of York
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge

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In 1120, King Henry I's son dies on which ship, the vessel sank in the La Manche (English Channel) near the coast of Normandy?

  • Purple Ship
  • White Ship
  • Green Ship
  • Black Ship

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In 1154, which Englishman becomes Pope Hadrian IV?

  • Nicholas Breakspear
  • Charles Fleestone
  • William Tongley
  • Peter of York

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Where was the Magna Carta agreed upon, the charter was agreed by King John of England in 1215, to make peace with a group of rebel barons?

  • Selsey
  • Elmham
  • Doncater
  • Runnymede

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In 1337, which war between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France began, the war ended in 1453 after a series of wars where each side drew many allies to fight each other?

  • Hundred Years' War
  • First Barons' War
  • Despenser War
  • Anglo Hanseatic War