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Trivia Quiz

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  1. How many fortnights are there in a year?
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  2. Starting from Midnight, which comes first: vespers or complin?
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  3. To what language does Heraldry owe most of its terminology?
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  4. What would you find in a "Mews"?
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  5. In what month was Candlemas celebrated? Michaelmas?
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  6. Is a palfrey a more suitable mount for a knight or a lady?
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  7. What was Henry the VIII's older brother's name, and who did that brother marry?
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  8. Name a heresy, any heresy?
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  9. What was a Nuremburg egg?
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  10. Name a famous Book of Hours.
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  11. Which of the crusades was least successful?
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  12. Who would have employed a "philosopher's stone", and for what purpose?
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  13. Under whose patronage was the "Carolingian" style of calligraphy developed?
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  14. Other than ballads and sonnets, name two forms of poetry written in period.
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  15. What did an Almoner do?
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  16. List the four humours.
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  17. From heaviest to lightest, what were the four elements "of which all matter is composed"?
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  18. Who hung out in a "solar"?
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  19. What were "mangonels" for?
 
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