Flashcards in History Deck (21)
What does chronology mean ?
Putting dates into order (earliest to latest ).
What does B.C and A.D mean ?
B.C= before christ
A.D = anno domini
What was Edgar Athelings positives about being king ?
Because he is a close blood relative .
What was Harold Godwinsons positives about him being king ?
Because he has a lot of experience and his sister is married to someone in the royal family .
What was Harold Hadraadas positives about him being king ?
Because he has already been a king .
What was Guillame of Normandy’s positives about him becoming king ?
Because he was promised to be king in 1051.
What was Edgars Athelings negatives about him becoming king ?
He was a sickly boy . He was only 14 . He had no fighting experience .
What was Harold Godwinsons negatives about him becoming king ?
He is not actually part of the royal family . William was promised before him to be king .
What was Harold Hadraadas negatives about him becoming king ?
He hasn’t got anything to do with the royal family .
What was Guilluame of Normandy’s negatives of becoming king ?
He is not English he is french .
How was Harold Godwinson able to hold onto the throne ?
Because Guillaume of Normandy’s early invasion failed because of the weather and wind ,so Harold Godwinson didn’t have to fight both Guillaume of Normandy and Harold Hadraada at once .
Name 3 advantages about the motte and bailey castle ?
- high ground
- has a moat around for infiltrators
- you can see miles from the keep
- takes two weeks to build
Name 2 disadvantages about the moat and bailey castles ?
- made of wood
- it can set on fire and burn to the ground easily
- easy to break into
Name the 7 most important parts of the motte and bailey castle ?
Name three techniques William used to control England ?
-the feudal system
-the domesday book
What was the date where the peasants revolted against the king ?
30th may 1381
Why was the king so worried about the french ?
Because the English had no money to fight the french .
How much poll tax did every person have to pay ?
5 pence .
What was the leader of the peasants name ?
What happened to Wat Tyler?
Tyler was brutally murded