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Who were the English people?
Celts,Anglo-Saxons,Vikings,Romans
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Who was the First King of all of England?
Alfred the Great, 849AD
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When was Canute (cnut) King?
Became King of England and Denmark, then Norway (Viking), 1016
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When did Edward the Confessor become King?
1042 (saxon)
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When did Edward the Confessor Die?
January 1066
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Why did Edward the Confessors cause problems?
he had no close heirs, he had allegedly promised the throne to Nobleman Harold Godwinson and Duke William of Normandy, three men wanted the throne
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What name describes the writers of the four gospels
The Evangelists
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Describe the three stages in the writings of the gospels
Stage 1= The life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Stage 2=The Apostles spread the word of God. Stage 3= The Evangelists write th Gospels
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What Language was the Old Testament written in?
Hebrew
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Whe did the Jews go to the Synangogue?
Saturday morning
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What is a Portcullis?
metal grid that could be dropped doem quickly to stop/trap attackers
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What is a Trebuchet?
large catapult used to fling big objects towards castles
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What is a Machicolation?
holes above a doorway to drop things e.gboiling water, hot ashes, dead bodies.
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What is a keep?
Strongest part of a castle. Soldiers kept lookout from here. If there was a siege people could refuge here.
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What is a Curtain wall?
an extra wall outside castle. Usually very thick.
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What is a drawbridge?
Could be raised/lowered over moat. Kept out attackers.
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What are Battlements?
Parapet/Crenellations, used for fighting.
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What is a Ballista?
a large device used to fire spears
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Who was the First King of all of England?

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Alfred the Great, 849AD

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When was Canute (cnut) King?

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When did Edward the Confessor become King?

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When did Edward the Confessor Die?

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