Final Test

Grendel the monster who fought Beowulf
Geats Beowulf’s people of southern Sweden
Venerable Bede Anglo-Saxon historian who wrote The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation
Becket a martyr
Heorot feasting hall
Hrothgar King of the Danes in Beowulf
Chanticleer rooster from “Nun’s Priest Tale” who listened to flattery
Harry bailly Host of the Tabard Inn in Canterbury Tales
Wyrd fate
Prioress head of a convent in Canterbury Tales
Wiglaf remained faithful to Beowulf until he died
Hrothgar was the King of the Danes
The church was the center of learning in medieval England
In 1066 the Normans conquered England
Many consonants silent today were pronounced in Middle English
King Arthur lived around 500 A.D.
The Parson and Plowman were two characters who were humble Christians
The Squire was more interested in courtly love than in spiritual ideals
Britons would mine tin and then make their weapons out of bronze
The tales in the Canterbury Tales were written in verse
Chanticleer and Pertelote were the main characters of the Nun’s Priest tale
A gnome is a proverb
King Charlemagne helped bring learning to medieval England
Chaucer wrote during the fourteenth century
Ballads are written in four lines per stanza
Beowulf is an epic
“The Owl and the Nightingale” is a debate
“The Bookworm” was a riddle
“Sir Orfeo” is Breton lay
The Twa Sisters is a ballad
Layamon Brut
The history of the kings of Briton Geoffrey of Monmouth
The Book of the Duchesse Chaucer
Canterbury Tales Chaucer

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