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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