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event and year that starts the medieval period

1066
norman conquest

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ruler who introduced the feudal system

william the conqueror

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french queen who brough chivalry to the courts of englnad

eleanor of aquitaine

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ruler whose treacherous brother JOhn aappers in robin hood legends at hteh villian

richard the lionhearted

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document established to limit royal privilge to the king

magna carta

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person who ordered the first complete translation of the bible into english

john wycliffe

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author of le morte d' arthur

sir thomas mallory

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adventure tales of heroic knights are called

romantic tales

9

four characteristics of the romantic tales-

a year and a day
magic
idealized setting -camelot
test of knight's honor

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desribe chaucer's view

miscroscopic

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place where chaucer is buried

poet's corner, westminster abbey

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language of teh aristocrats

french

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language of the clergy

latin

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language of the commoner

english

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event that ended the medieval period

war of the roses

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king who won the war of the roses

henry VI

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king who was defeated in the war of the roses

richard III

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type of verse that the canterbury tales is writte in

heroic couplets

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chaucer's title

father of english literature

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person pilggrims are going to pay tribute to in canterbury

st. thomas of becket

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another name for themedivela operiod

middle ages

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the name of the 1st part of teh canterbury tales

general prolouge

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the name of a ballad about domestic conflict

get up and bar the door

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name of the sword that bedivere takes to the lake

excalibur

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person who kills king arthur

modred

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paradise where heroes are taken after death

avalon

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anotehr word for greed,

avarice

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pilgrim who tale has the theme of avarice

the pardoner

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person who wants revenge on launcelot for killing his brother

sir gawain

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pilgrim known for being ugly

summoner