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How long was Mary imprisoned for?
During the Medieval England, the clergy spoke
The hybrid of Norman French, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon/Germanic was called '_____ English'
England's original language was ______
Who was the most famous member of the Gunpower Plot
The rise of the Renaissance was under the ....
Who fails to maintain balance between England and Scotland
England was originally inhabited by the _____
During the Medieval England, the ______ plague was common
The Anglo-Saxons drove out the Celts to:
During the Dark Ages, England is _____________(religion)
It was _______ The Great who brought England together
Under who's rule did the Gunpower Plot occur
The name of one Germanic tribe is: A____
Under who's monarchy did a civil car erupt?
Pope Gregory sent St _____________ to settle in Canterbury
The Romans in England spoke _______
The first written poem is:
Henry VIII wants to divorce __________
The Romans ruled England for over _____ years
After Elizabeth died _________ became king
When Mary becomes queen, she makes the practicing religion in England ___________
The first empire to invade England was the _________
During the Medieval England, the common folk spoke
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Mary was known for burning ____________
After the Romans left, England was invaded by the _________ tribes
During the Medieval England, there was the 100 Years War with _________
Mary: Mother was from __________
The Normans were lead by ______________
Who combined Scotland's flag with England's flag (commissioned the Union Jack)
Who had the Queen of Scots imprisoned and killed
The name of another Germanic tribe is: S____
After Henry VIII died, _______ became king
Under which king/queen did England become a commonwealth under the rule of Parliament
Mary: Daughter of ________
When the King/Queen owns land and the commoners rent it out, it is called
What religion were the people of the Gunpower Plot
When was the Renaissance Period?
During the Medieval England, the aristocrats spoke
James I / VI, while returning from his honeymoon with his Scandinavian bride, blamed ______ for his boat almost sinking
St _____________'s monks copied the Bible by hand during the Dark Ages
Under James, England and Scotland went through an _____ Crisis, which Shakespeare used for his plays
Mary is known as __________
The decline of the Renaissance period is under the _______
Elizabeth's religion
After Mary died, _________ became queen
After Edward died, _______ became queen
What is the name of the Queen of Scots
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When the ______Empire collapsed, they left, leaving England vulnerable
The Normans spoke ___________
When James I/VI becomes King, he appoints Shakespeare as a
Who did Shakespeare marry?
Henry VIII forms the ________ Church to oppose the Pope
How old is Elizabeth I when she becomes Queen
Which country was always ahead of England in Fashion/Discoveries/ Architecture
Mary's religion
Who appoints several Scotsmen in high positions when he becomes King
It is ___________ who establishes balance between Protestants and Catholics
The combination of Celtic and Anglo-Saxon/Germanic is called '___________ English'
During the Medieval England, the Catholic Church was very
Elizabeth: Daughter of ____________
The printing press was invented in
Who was the father of Mary, Elizabeth, and Edward
England was invaded by the __________ in 1066
When Mary dies, Elizabeth changes the English religion to
The height of the Renaissance period was under
The original name for England was
During the Medieval England, the printing press was invented by
Edward VI: Son of ___________
The last time England was invaded was at the Battle of _______

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