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1

Where did vikings come from

Norway
Denmark
Sweden

2

When and where was the first Viking raid

Lindisfarne
793

3

Where were the relics of st Cuthbert moved to in 995

Durham

4

Who was Alfred the Great

A Saxon king who defeated the vikings to regain the thrown

5

What was danelaw

Where vikings could live in the north and make their own laws and practices

(Created by Alfred the Great)

6

When did Alfred the Great die

899

7

When was Ethelred II crowned king

978

8

When did the biking raid start again that was led by Sven Forkbeard

991

9

What was the payment called that Ethelred paid the vikings to leave

Danegeld

10

How much was Danegeld originally

3,300kg of silver / £900,000 in today’s money

11

When Ethelred made an agreement for Norman protection, what did he have to do

Marry Emma of Normandy

12

What happened on st Brice’s day (18 November) 1002

Ethelred ordered a great massacre of Danes throughout England

13

When did Ethelred die

1016

14

When was king Cnut born

Circa 985-995

15

When did Sweyn Forkbeard die

1014

16

When did Canute return to England to gain control of virtually the whole country

1015

17

When did Ethelred die and therefore pass complete control onto king Cnut

30th November 1016

18

Who did Cnut Marty after he became king of England

Emma of Normandy

19

When did log Cnut become king of Denmark

1019

20

When did king Cnut become king of Norway

1028

21

When did king Cnut die

12th November 1035

22

Who were king William I’s sons and what did they receive after Williams death in 1087

Robert (the eldest) became Duke of Normandy

William (the middle son) became king of England

Henry (the youngest son) got nothing

23

When did Henry unite the Norman kingdom

1106

24

When was Henry ll crowned king of England

October 1154

25

What was Henry II at the height of his power

King of England
Duke of Normandy
Count of Anjou
Count of Maine
Ruler of Aquitaine
Ruler of Brittany
And some of France

26

When did the small band of Anglo Norman adventurers defeat MacMurrough’s enemies

1170

27

When did king Henry II go to Ireland to assert his supremacy

October 1171

28

When did Henry II die

1189

29

When did Richard I die

1199

30

When was the Magma Carta signed and who was it for

1215
King John