Because of the extended time frame, the Middle Ages are generally split into the Early, High and Late stages.
How did the Middle Ages begin?
The Norman Conquest of England was led by...
Which group made up the largest part of the population in feudal society?
What was the name given to the group of Arabian, African, and European-born Muslim people who took over the region that is now Spain, in around the 8th Century?
What species of animal roamed free in the Medieval British countryside, before being hunted to extinction?
What was the name of the French peasant who rose to become a prominent religious figure and military commander, all by the age of 19?
Bread was a common foodstuff… but it could also be dangerous. Why is that?
Which famous bridge was torn down by Saxons in 1015?
Jousting was a serious business. The sport was dangerous, wildly popular, and often had a decent amount of money riding on the outcome. What was one common way of cheating?
What was the purpose of building a gargoyle on a church?
What was a “Help Ale”?
There was a popular sport in medieval England that involved unlimited number of players, a pig’s bladder, and very few rules. What was it called?
True or False: Medieval livestock were often much bigger than the animals we farm today.
Which of these options was not a feature of medieval men’s fashion?
What was a cod-piece?
True or False: In the medieval times, an hour had a different length depending on the time of year.
Which English king was also known as “The Lionheart”?
Medieval people were actually quite clean… until public bathhouses were banned in the 16th-century. Why were they banned?
After William the Conqueror took over England, he conducted a census of his new lands and people. This was called...
What disease caused the Black Death?
During the middle ages, barbers were also responsible for...
In 1363, King Edward III of England created a law that forced all English to spend their Sundays...
Chess was brought to Europe by which group of people?
Which of these advancements was NOT predicted by the medieval scientist, Roger Bacon?
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