The following multiply choice questions are from “The Decameron”.
1. Who was elected King/Queen for the first day?
c) Fra Alberto
2. What city of Italy does the story of The Decameron begin?
3. Another name used to refer to the Black Plague?
a) Black ground.
b). Black disease
c). Black death
d) Black rats
4. For what reason do the ten storytellers look to…
Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I Promoted economic and artistic growth. She was the woman that promoted. She won the war between England and Spain. She had a lot to do with the history women have often played a significant role, and how although women haven’t usually been in a position of power, they have, none-the-less, often contributed in significant ways. End by mentioning the two who impacted their societies.
Promoted Religious Tolerance. She didn’t care what…
Saint Quiteria was born in the 5th century in northern Portugal. There are different stories about her life. Both stories are very different from the other. Both stories tell about how Saint Quiteria survived hardship to fight for her Christian beliefs. One story tells about how she was killed and rose again. The other story tells about how she fought for Christianity.
One story about Saint Quiteria says that she was the daughter of a prince in Portugal. When she was old…
leader of England since she initially inherited the throne; however, she also obtains qualities that may qualify her as a leader whom contradicts her apparent beliefs. The Queen’s upbringing, personality, and surrounding environment all affected the manner in which she ruled.
Queen Elizabeth I was born an ordinary child without official monarch titles; however, she led an extraordinary life. Elizabeth Tudor was born on September 7, 1533, in Greenwich, England, a daughter of King Henry VIII and…
splendid ceremony, you would expect both mother and father to be delighted with their new child” (Adams 9). Instead, King Henry VIII was angry at Anne for giving birth to a boy. His yearning for a son led him to marry several times until one of his wives finally gave birth to a son, Edward. Four years later, Henry died and Edward inherited the throne.
“After the death of Henry VIII…, King Edward VI…
debated about Henry VIII’s controversial decision to split England from the Catholic Church, the opinion that Henry was not the one to instigate the process is a rather unknown fact. Anne Boleyn, as a young and healthy girl, planted the ideas for divorce in Henry’s head for a promise of a male heir. When the Catholic Church refused Henry his annulment, Thomas Cromwell suggested a complete break from the Catholic Faith. Nevertheless, while others suggested his major acts as king, Henry proved to…
known for its religious changes. Religion was changed dramatically through the Tudor period from Catholicism to Henry Catholicism to Protestantism to Catholicism to Protestantism. With each new monarch to the throne, England was on edge as to what the new religion would be. The foundations that led to such a change in religion began with the reigns of the two Tudor Henrys. Through the Henrys, the religious power began to shift from the pope of the Catholic Church to the English monarch because…
hurt and Offended by what she stated, Eleanor was then forced him to and ride with him and to honour their wedding vows. (http://www.ozedweb.com/history/middle_ages_eleanor_during_crusade.htm)the Pope Eugenius III supplied a crusading bull to Louis VII and Eleanor. Conrad III of Germany was convinced to the crusade as well. In Constantinople Eleanor, Louis and Conrad III arrived together. They attacked a Muslim city, Damascus who was…
as an important counselor to King Henry VIII, Thomas More was a remarkable and moving person, but our story doesn’t start with him.
The year is 1509, and England is celebrating the appointment of their new King, Henry the Eighth, and his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Seven years later, Catherine gave birth to her and Henry’s first child, Princess Mary. Henry was frustrated by the lack of a male child and began keeping two mistresses at his beckon (Henry VII Biography). The failure of…
C. J. Sansom. The reign of Henry VIII saw the termination of Henry VIII’s marriages, disintegration of commonly held religious beliefs, and the dissolution of monasteries, and Commissioner Shardlake’s beliefs.
The first dissolution leads to two other dissolutions: Henry’s request to dissolve his union to Catherine of Aragon, in order to marry Anne Boleyn. To understand the reasoning for Henry’s request, we must first understand what led Henry to this point. Henry had married Catherine of…