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1

Why did Alfred the Great require that all free young men learn to read English?

to get wisdom which is gods will

2

What was Danelaw?

Where danish customs rule

3

What name do we use today for the region of France where Danish Vikings settled in 900?

Normandy

4

In 1066 William of Normandy defeated King Herold to become king of England.
a. What justification did William of Normandy give in his claim to the English throne?
b. What did William decree about the official language of England?

A. Heritage/Bloodline
B. French was to be the official language

5

T/F: In courtly love, a knight does not fight for his lord but to win honor in the eyes of his love

True

6

In which province of France does Eliduc originate?

Brittany

7

For what purpose did the king of Exeter give the captive prisoners to Eliduc?

ransoming

8

For how long does the King of Exeter then retain contact with Eliduc?

1 year

9

What does Gilliadun say she will do if Eliduc doesnt love her?

die of dispair

10

What does Guilliadun send to Eliduc?

a gold ring and a belt

11

Why does the king in Brittany ask for Eliduc to return?

All his strongholds are under seige and Eliduc could save them

12

T/F:Meanwhile the passionate feeling between Guilliadun and Eliduc has led to intimacy

False

13

What reason does Eliduc give for not taking Guilliadun with him?

It would break his oath to the king

14

T/F:Eliduc concedes things to the enemy in Brittany to make peace early

True

15

T/F:Eliduc and Guilliadun get her fathers permission to leave together

False

16

T/F:The author expresses great sympathy for the sailor

False

17

T/F:Eliduc greets Guideluec with false smiles and kind words

False

18

What does Guideluec say Eliduc must give her?

some of his land

19

Complete this line from "Lord,"(one word) "Free me from my prison of __________"

lies

20

In "A Lover's prize" in whose places does she want her lover?

her husbands

21

In "The Wound of Love" what did the loved one do "with such vehemence?

they refused him

22

What does Dante wish that Guido, Lapo, and he could talk about "without an end"?

Love