The Development of Medieval Monarchs in Europe

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Townspeople supported monarchs during the Middle ages because monarchs usually
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promoted trade
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Monarchs usually supported commerce because they wanted to
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tax trade to increase their revenues
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After Rome withdrew its troops from Britain in the 5th, the island was invaded by
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Angles, Saxons and Jutes
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Alfred the Grate is important in English history because he
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Prevented the Danes from conquering England
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Anglo-Saxon England was conquered in 1066 by
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Duke William of Normandy
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William the Conqueror’s conquest on England in 1066
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Strengthened royal authority
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The signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 by King John of England
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Limited royal power over the nobility
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Three of the following terms are associated with the development of the English legal system. Which id NOT?
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Exchequer
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The English Parliament was able to win new rights during the Middle ages because
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Monarchs needed its approval to levy new taxes
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How did the Viking invasions affect French kings?
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They lost to the feudal nobility
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Three of the following methods were used by medieval French kings to increase their power. Which was NOT?
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French King abolished the French nobility
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A CAUSE of the Hundred Years’ War was the
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rivalry between French and English kings
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The Wars of the Roses were fought between
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Rivals for the English Throne
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Joan of arc is important in French history because she
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inspired French nationalism during the Hundred Years’ War
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As a RESULT of the Hundred Yeras’ War
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England lost nearly all of its possessions in France
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The Estates General Wars
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an assembly that represented the three estates of France
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The Holy roman Empire included most of modern
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Germany
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The investiture struggle in Holy Roman Empire
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weakened the power of its emperors
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during the 700s, most of spain was conquered by the
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Muslims
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The Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and isabella
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succeeded in unifying Spain under Christian Rule
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Three of the following caused conflicts between national monarchies and the Catholic Church during the middle ages. What did NOT?
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Monarchs often demanded that they be chosen as pope.
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Three of the following the following accomplished by Alfred the Grate. Which is NOT?
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The Danes were driven of England
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The “Domesday Book” was used by William the Conqueror to
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crate a system of taxation for England
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In order to consolidate his control England, William the Conqueror
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made every feudal lord take the “Salisbury Oath”
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Henry II of England increased royal authority by
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Sending royal judges around England to hear cases
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Which of the following was a factor in the development of the English common law?
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Local judges began to base their decisions on similar decisions previously upheld by the Curia Regis.
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What was basis of the conflict between Henry II and Thomas A Becket?
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Henry tired to bring the Catholic clergy under the English common law.
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The Magna Carta contained the principle that
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the monarch could not tax without the consent of the nobility
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“To no man will we sell or deny or delay justice or right” This quotation from the Magna Carta (1215) guaranteed to all free person
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Trail by jury
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Edward I of England called the “Model Parliament” in 1295 to
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Obtain taxes of his war against France
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The Wars of the Roses in England increased the power of the
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monarchy
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Which was true under the early Capetian Monarchs who ruled France during the 10th and 11th centuries.
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Their powers was restricted to the crown lands known as the “lle de France
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Three of the following enabled Philip II Augustus to strengthen the French monarchy. Which did not?
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He allied himself with Henry II of England to weaken the power of the French nobility.
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Three of the following French monarchs are correctly paired with a major achievement of their reign. Who is NOT?
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Charles VII- called the first meeting of the Estates Genral
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One of the reasons for the outbreak of the Hundred Years War was the
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rivalry between France and England in Flanders
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The most important units of the English armies which fought during the Hundred. Years’ War were composed of
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infantry armed with the longbow
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Three of the following were results of the Hundred Year’s war. Which was NOT?
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The power of nobles was permanently increased at the expense of monarchs in both England and France
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One reason why Germany did NOT become a strong unified state during the Middle Ages was because
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Holy Roman emperors spent more time trying to conquer Italy than to unify Germany
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The Spanish epic poem, El Cid,” describes the
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heroic deeds of a medieval Spanish knight
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The “reconquista” refers to the
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unification of Spain under christian rule
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During which century did King John of England sign the Magan carta?
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13th century A.D. (1200-1300)
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Which of the following events in the history of Germany occurred FIRST in 962?
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Otto I the great becomes Holy Roman Emperor
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Select the answer that puts the event of English history in correct chronological order
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3,2,1

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