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

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