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whale-road
kenning
1066 AD
start of the medieval period
410 AD
end of Roman rule
449 AD
Jutes, Anglos, Saxons,
597 AD
St. Augustine was told by pope to go to Canterbury
Alfred
The Great -defeated danes
-set up schools
-started people writing
barrow
manmade hills / burial places
Danelaw
law of Danes
dragon
fight #3
Eighth Century
century Dances attacked and Alfred ruled
Geats
primitive tribe in England
Grendel
first monster to fight Beowulf
grendel's mother
2nd one faught
heorot
hall with deer at top (meadhall)
hrothgar
king of danes
hrunting
sword from unferth
mead
alcoholic beverage
old english
angelo saxon
scop
poet
unferth
speech about breca and beowulf swimming
wealhtheow
wife of hrothgar
wiglaf
helped beowulf fight dragon
1400
Chaucer died
franklin
land owner
fiar
priest; took bribes
geocentric
earth is at center
geoffrey chaucer
author of canterbury tales
harry bailly
owned the inn
knight
gentleman
manciple
manager of house of lawyers
miller
agressive "mill-man"
monk
not really good person
parson
poor pastor
prioress
upperclass nun
reeve
sheriff
skipper
from dartmouth
squire
lusty bachelor
summoner
gross looking
tabard
the inn
houyhehnms
horses (reason)
yahoos
brutes
brodingnagians
giants
heels ... high = & low =
high = tories
low=whigs
lilliput
england
blefuscu
france
emperor
king of england george I
flimnap
robert walpole (prime minister)
catholic egg
break big end
protestant egg
narrow end
1728
amount of food he ate