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Flashcards in knight, squire, yeoman, nun, monk, merchant, friar Deck (43):
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panoramic about the knight

chivalry

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microscopic about the knight

stains on his fustian tunic

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"fine horses, but he was not gaily dressed"

knight

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what is the knight's deadly sin

nothing

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what establishes that the knight does not have a deadly sin

hyperbole

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who are members of the king's court

knight and squire

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what are the squire's deadly sins

lust and pride

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"he was embroidered like a meadow bright"

squire

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he knew the way to sit a horse and ride
he could make songs and poems and recite,
knew how to joust and dance, to draw and write.
these lines describe the

courtly graces

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the nun can be described as

counterfeit

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tall with a large forehead

the nun

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who wears a brooch with the letter A

nun

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the nun envies who

the ladies of the aristocrat

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the nun can speak

french

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who were members of the clergy

nun and monk

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deadly sins of the nun

envy, gluttony and pride, sort of lusty

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"french in the paris style she did not know"

nun

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for courtliness she had a special zest

nun

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to counterfeit a courtly kind of grace

nun

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what did the nun feed the dog

roasted flesh, milk, fine white bread

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the nun likes to wear

jewry and expesnive things

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what kind of face does the yeoman have, why?

a brown one, because he is outside

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everything on the yeoman is

bright and neat

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what is the yeoman's deadly sin

pride, takes pride in his appearance and possessions

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the yeoman is a servant of the

knight

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his head was like a nut, his face was brown

yeoman

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his arrows never drooped their feathers low

yeoman

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what does coy mean

flirty

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what is a shrift

confession

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stringed musical instrument similar to a lute

hurdy-gurdy

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what is the friar guilty for

greed- he spends his time begging and instead of giving the money to the poor he uses the money at taverns

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for he was qualified to hear confessions, or so he said

friar

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his neck was whiter than a lily-flower

friar

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he knew the taverns well in every town. and every innkeeper and barmaid too

friar

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he was a noble pillar to his order

friar

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with threadbare habit hardly worth a dollar

very worn out clothes- the friar did not appear like this

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what is the friar supposed to do to the widow

help her and instead he scams her

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a strong fairly costly fabric made from tightly twisted yarn

double worsted - this is what the friar wore

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who is motley dressed

merchant

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forking beard

merchant

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who uses his wits to get money

merchant

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what is the merchant guilty of

greed, moneyhungry. cheats people to obtain more money

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the merchant represents the new and upcoming

middle class

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