Adam of the Road final test study guide

plaintive
expressing sorrow
pert
lively
monotonous
boring, repetative
reproachfully
accusingly
guant
thin and bony
din
noise
duress
force
sullenly
gloomily
resolutelly
with determination
resent
to feel bitter about
remorse
regret
serenity
peace
discontent
dissatisfaction
idling
wasting time
major river that runs through london
thames river
famous cathedral in london
st. pauls
document signed in 1215, limiting the power of the king
magna carta
highway between winchester and canterbury
pilgrims way
the Monday after the 12 days of Christmas
plow monday
took care of Nich while Adam was at school
Dame Malkin
Nobleman who employed Roger as his minstrel
sir edmond de lise
Friendly squire who taught Adam new words at de Lisle house
Simon Talbot
minstrel who stole Nick
Jankin
Adam’s friend at St. Alban’s school who planned on going to Oxford
Where is Adam when the story begins
St. Albans
In what year does the story begin
1294
Where is Adam’s father at the opening of the book
Minstrel school
What is the only hesitation Adam has about leaving with Roger
Perkin
Roger says the road is a type of _______ place
holy
Roger says the road is also a minstrel’s
home
Why do Roger and Adam have to leave the de Lisle house after Emilie’s wedding
What is missing when Adam wakes up at the inn at Burford Bridge
Nick
Why does Adam swim the river Wey?
Who owns the forest through which Adam rides with DAun William
The king
Where does Adam spend the night after fleeing from the hue and cry
under the bridge
What does Adam do to pass the time during that night?
Who does Adam see while ice skating, and how does he greet him
Jankin and he tackles him
What is Adam’s job when he helps Perkin’s father in the fields?
To break up dirt
What three new things is Adam given by the people at Ewelme
surcoat, shoes, bagpipe
What is different about the parliament being called by King Edward 1
Jankin has Nick on the ferry
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