The Son of the last of a long line of thinkers. (delascabezas) wrote,
The Son of the last of a long line of thinkers.
delascabezas

Medieval Queez

Since I have been behind, and am not going to get timely any time in the foreseeable future, allow me to
GET MEDIEVAL ON YOUR (_|_)

A motte is:

Dummy used in jousting practice
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The mound a castle was built on
2(66.7%)
Type of tonic used to treat fevers
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Puff pastry layered with almond paste
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Untipped lance used in jousting practice
1(33.3%)

A masked, costumed pantomimer that went from house to house dancing and playing dice.

What war impliment was very effective in battering a hole in a defensive walls because it was driven by counterpoint, so that it had precise aim, over and over, and could land a heavy missile on the same target? It's first recorded use Europe was in Italy during the twelfth century.

To get out of military service, what did a vassal pay to his lord?

What was the commonplace name for a room served to serve ale, wine, and mead?

A Donjon is:

a spicy mustard lavishly spread on meats to conceal the taste and odor of slight spoilage
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Medieval instrument akin to the trombone
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Belt with tassels that a Lady wore around her hips
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Another word for the inner stronghold od a castle
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The slogan on the Lord's family crest.
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What is the word for the blow struck on a man's shoulder with a sword in the knighthood ceremonies common to northern Europe during the late Middle Ages?

When referring to a garderobe, one is speaking of what part of the castle?

What was the word for the dummy often employed to help in honing a knight's targeting with a lance in the mid/late Middle Ages?

From the Latin 'scutum' meaning 'shield', what word describes the payment a vassal could offer to escape millitary service to his leige lord?

What vegitable was often promoted as leading to an improvement in eyesight?

This Christian heresy, which stated that only the most saintly individuals could belong to the church, originated in North Africa in the fourth century A.D. By what name was this key heretical belief system known?

Leo I, aka 'the Great', reigned from 440 to 461. For what deeds did he gain his title and fame?

He negotiated sucessfully with Attila the Hun
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He formalized the vestments of priests, bishops, cardinals, and the office of the Pope, thereby changing Catholic attire for over the next seven centuries
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He spoke and wrote in 42 different languages
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He negotiated sucessfully with Genseric the Vandal
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He formulated the process by which people could pay to get the soulds of loved ones out of purgatory and in to heaven
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1="A serf could have puzzled this out.", 5="What ho - some challenge in the battle!", 10="Ealdorgedæl!"

Mean: 6.00 Median: 6 Std. Dev 0.82
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1(33.3%)
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1(33.3%)
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1(33.3%)
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