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Centuries
Twelfth
Eleventh
Gothic
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The Canterbury tales
The song of Roland
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Medieval Europe Word Search

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SALADIN
FRIAR
WILLIAM
CLOVIS
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ANTI SEMETISM
BLACK DEATH
CHARLEMAGNE
CHIVALRY
CONCORDAT
CRUSADES
FERDINAND
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HENRY II
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JOAN OF ARC
KING JOHN
KNIGHT
MAGNA CARTA
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RECONQUISTA
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Canterbury Tales Crossword

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What color did the Wife of Bath wear? red
Being ____ represents having lots of money. fat
The color red is made from what? bugs
Feeling or showing contempt. disdainful
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales? Geoffrey Chaucer
When is the best time to go on a pilgrimage? spring
Which character had 5 husbands? wife of bath
A story within another story. frame story
The pilgrimage started at the _________ ____. tabard inn
The pilgrimage ended at the __________ ___________. canterbury cathedral
An opponent or enemy. adversary
To scold or correct, gently or out of kindness. Reprove
To be enough. Siffice
What were the characters in The Pardoners Tale looking for? death
According to The Wife of Bath's Tale, all women want _____. Mastery
What was the hosts name? harry bailey
The ____ had an oozing ulcer on his knee. cook
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote in ____ English. middle
They were going to see the Shrine of St. Thomas ______. becket
The Monk had ___ on his sleeves. fur
The Wife of Bath was a very ______ woman. plump
To satisfy or indulge. gratify
Showing careful judgement in speech and action. discreet
They were traveling to _____. Canterbury
The Prioress had ____ gray eyes. glass
The Yeoman wore a coat and hood of what color? green
The Merchant had a _____ beard. forking
A person that dyes clothes or other material. dyer
The Oxford Cleric was very _____, but life dumb. book smart
The Sergeant at the Law was an experienced _______. Lawyer
The _____ was a wealthy landowner. Franklin
The Cook made a good, thick ____. Soup
The _______ had a farmer's horse. Skipper
The Miller played the ______. Bagpipes
The ____ had carbuncles and pimples. Summoner
The Pardoner had a ____ like voice. Goat
Who came up with the idea of telling the stories? host

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Medieval Europe Word Search

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Reconquista
plague
vernacular
scholasticism
theology
anti-semitism
heresy
mass
trial jury
grand jury
guild
serf
knight
fief
chivalry
vassal
feudalism
concordat
missionary
fjord

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The Miller's Tale Crossword

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The romantic or passionate attachment typically of limited duration Affair
An overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry flood
A cathedral city in southeast England Canterbury
The man who wrote The Canterbury Tales chaucer
" They hung three large ___ from the ceiling" buckets
The old man John
The student that lived with John Nicholas
Puppet ; but chiefly young wench popelet
The man who sang to Alisoun Absolon
Where they all reside at Oxford
The Parish ____ clerk
John's Wife Alisoun
Nicholas was a ____ scholar
The Canterbury ____ tales
Is a comic, often anonymous tale fabliau
John worked as a ___ Carpenter
Biblical event dealing with a great flood NoahsArk
Published " The Canterbury Tales" Caxton
The man telling the story miller
The creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being. God

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The Knights Tale Crossword

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Quality of a knight chivalry
Has 24 Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales
Cousin of Arcite Palamon
Similar to Palamon Arcite
A Tale from the Canterbury Tales The Knights Tale
High respect honor
competition for superiority in the same field Rivalry
use of symbols to represent ideas symbolism
Duke of Athens Theseus
Where The Knight's Tale takes place Athens

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Canterbury Tales Crossword Puzzle

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A magician. Conjuror
Excess desire; especially for money. Cupidity
Reckless courage; daring. Temerity
A clever scheme or maneuver. Stratagem
A binding agreement; pact. Covenant
A type of play that shows a sequence of plays that covered the whole history of the world. Mystery
The type of drama that originated as a means of teaching religious truths to the common people. Medieval
The heritage that had emphasis on the art of oral story telling. Celtic
The language Marie de France wrote in; verse of romance. Lais
Late afternoon or early evening. Vespers
The hour just before retiring. Comline
"The _________" was created by Giovanni Boccaccio. Decameron
The Black ______ of the 14th century, originated in central Asia, spreading east, leading into Europe. Death
The meter, or rythm, of the tales know as... Iambic Pentameter
A seven line stanza. Rhyme Royal
A story used to illustrate a moral point in a sermon or other work. Exemplum
Part of the Seven Deadly sins; includes drunkeness. Gluttony
A simple tale that illustrates a moral lesson and that often features animal characters. Fable
Medieval _____: The joust or titling match. Combat
"The Knight's Tale" contains many ________. Anachronisms
The _____: A seemingly wealthy businessman. Merchant
The ____: The owner of the Tabbard Inn. Host
The _____: A manager of a wealthy landowner's estate. Reeve
The language of the medieval church. Latin
God of the West Wind. Zephyrus
A type of story that exists when a story is told within a narrative setting. Frame
Confession. Shrift
The place where Chaucer's pilgrims assemble at for their 55-mile journey to the city of Canterbury. Tabbard Inn
One of the pseudo-sciences of the Middle Ages. Astrology
The name for the group of twelve specific constellations. Zodiac

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Late Medieval Period Crossword

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City in the Holy Land that the Crusaders fought for Jerusalem
Universities studied the classical teachings of __________ Aristotle
War fought over the succession of king of France Hundred Years war
Group that threatened Christian pilgrimage - reason for Crusades Seljuk Turks
Architectural style of the late medieval period gothic
Egyptian who united the Muslims to take back Jerusalem before the Third Crusade Saladin
What the pope offered as a reward to crusaders Instant salvation
Young girl claiming to have a divine revelation to lead the French into battle against England Joan of Arc
Poems about pilgrims from different backgrounds telling stories to amuse one another on their way to a shrine Canterbury tales
Trading powerhouse of the Mediterranean Venice
Application of Aristotle's philosophy to theological teachings scholasticism
King that stayed to fight during the Third Crusade Richard the lionheart
Only crusade in which Christians were successful in taking over the Holy Land first
Business associations of merchants and artisans to maintain a monopoly guilds
Name coming from the Latin word "crux" meaning "to take up the cross" Crusaders
War between two families fighting over the English Throne War of roses

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Canterbury Tales Crossword

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The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue, and the teller of the first tale. The Knight
She has been married five times and had many other affairs in her youth, making her well practiced in the art of love. The Wife of Bath
Excels in fraud, carrying a bag full of fake relics The Pardoner
Stout and brawny, has a wart on his nose and a big mouth The Miller
Cares little for the Rule; his devotion is to hunting and eating. The Monk
Chaucer’s worldly described him as, has taken to accepting bribes. The Friar
He gets drunk frequently, is irritable, and is not particularly qualified for his position. The Summoner
The leader of the group, he is large, loud, and merry, although he possesses a quick temper. The Host
The only devout churchman in the company, lives in poverty, but is rich in holy thoughts and deeds. The Parson
The Knight’s son and apprentice. The Squire

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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages Crossword

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The practice by which secular rulers both chose nominees to church offices and gave them the symbols of their office. Lay Investiture
A decree by the pope that forbade priests from giving the sacraments of the church to the people. Interdict
A christian rite. Sacrement
The denial of basic Church doctrines. Hersey
Bones or other objects connected with saints; considered to be worthy of worship by the faithful. Relics
Military expeditions carried out by European Christians in the Middle Ages to regain the Holy Land from the Muslims. Crusades
An unbeliever; a term applied to the Muslims during the Crusades. Infidel
The study of religion and God. Theology
A medieval philosophical and theological system that tried to reconcile faith and reason. Scholasticism
The language of everyday speech in a particular region. Vernacular
To follow up or proceed with. Pursue
To eliminate. Remove
To advance or move along a course. Proceed
An annual direct tax, usually on land or property, that provided a regular source of income for the French monarchy. Taille
Of or pertaining to a technique. Technical
... Libel
... Corporation
... Period
... Consequence
... Chanson de geste
... Anti- semitism
... New monarchy

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The Miller's Tale Word Search

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ABSOLON
AFFAIR
ALISOUN
BUCKET
CANTERBURY
CARPENTER
CAXTON
CHAUCER
CLERK
FABLIAU
FLOOD
GOD
JOHN
MILLER
NICHOLAS
NOAH'S ARK
OXFORD
POPELET
SCHOLAR
TALES

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