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HI Pp. 156-163

Ch. 13 QUIZ

line of kings initiated by Henry 2 and so named for the sprig of the broom plant "plante genet" that Henry's father Geoffrey, count of Anjou, wore in his hat Plantagenet
laws common to all Englishmen common law
a group of people called to give a verdict, or true statement, in regard to a legal matter trial by jury
known as the "Lion-Hearted" Richard 1
the most hated king in English history John
one of the most important documents in the history of the world Magna Carta
the right of an arrested person to appear before a court to determine if his imprisonment is legal habeas corpus
rules for exercise and restraint of governmental power; means to set up or to establish; a written plan which sets up a form of government and establishes its basic governing principles constitution
One of the most important movements in the Middle Ages became most evident in what 4 countries? England, France, Spain, Portugal
the earliest known inhabitants of the British Isles; descendants of people from the European mainland Celts
a special group of Celtic men who acted as teachers, judges, and priests, conducted religious ceremonies which included human sacrifice Druids
a mysterious monument that still stands in southern England; may have been an ancient Celtic worship site and observatory Stonehenge
a Celtic hero remembered in poetry and prose King Arthur
The Angles named the southern part of Britain what? England or "Angleland"
wandering poets who devised long poems about war heroes and chanted them to their tribal chiefs for entertainment Scops
the greatest Saxon poem that still remains and gives us a good idea of the warlike, barbaric manner of the Anglo-Saxons Beowulf
a missionary appointed Pope Gregory 1 and began the enormous task of converting the Anglo-Saxon to Roman Catholicism Augustine
the first archbishop of Canterbury Augustine
the most influential church office in England Canterbury
England officially accepted Romanism around what year? 664
Who controlled most of England outside of Wessex (southern England and leading Saxon kingdom)? Danes
the northeastern portion of England confined by the Danes Danelaw
the first great king of England Alfred the Great
a running account of current events of the Anglo-Saxons Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
an important town located on the Thames River in southeastern Britain London
the most powerful among the English nobles Herald Godwin
battle in which William wished to settle an issue with Harold Godwin's forces Battle of Hastings 1066
William's victory at the Battle of Hastings became known as what? Norman Conquest
a count of people and property Census
the book which contained the results of the inventory of King William's "property" Domesday Book
the old assembly of nobles Witan
a body composed only of his chief vassals Great Council
the most important Norman king after William the Conqueror Henry 1
that which was issued promising to end heavy taxation of the nobles and the church and not to abuse the power of the king "Charter of Liberties"
a group of nobles and administrators who looked after the government's finances and acted as judges over revenue matters Exchequer
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