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1

What is a fief?

Land held by a vassal in return for service to a lord

2

What's a barony?

The panda held by a baron from the king

3

What is homage?

Demonstrating allegiance to another person publicly

4

Where was stigand archbishop of?

Canterbury

5

Who was lanfranc?

Head of the English church

6

What was a regent?

Someone appointed to act for a king

7

What was the royal demesne?

Lands held by the crown

8

What was the forest?

Land reserved for hunting

9

What was the domesday book?

A guide on the worth of tenants in chiefs

10

What were the roles of the shire reeve?

The kings representative

The earls representative

11

What were the kings favourite animals?

Deer and wild boar

12

What happened if you killed a deer?

Blinded

13

What was penance?

Punishment

14

How many days penance for killing a man?

A year

15

How many days penance for wounding a man?

40 days

16

What if they didn't know how many men killed?

Build a church

17

Who was Odo?

Williams half brother

18

Where was Odo bishop of?

Bayeux

19

How many ships did Odo contribute?

100

20

How many counties did Odo own land in?

22

21

When was Odo co regent?

1067

22

Who were Williams 3 sons?

William II, Robert Curthose, Henry

23

When did Robert and William fight against each other?

1079

24

How many days was knight service for?

40 days

25

What was a relief?

A payment from a Norman heir to a king for inheriting land

26

In what year did William order the domesday book to be produced?

1085

27

What language replaced English?

Latin

28

3 characteristics of William?

Relentless, brutal, religious