The Middle Ages Crossword

 

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Across

 1)  A person in the lowest ‘class’ in medieval period was a ___________

2)  The head of a monastery was known as the __________

3)  In medieval times the body was considered to be made up of four elements known together as the _________

4)  Larger towns held a ________ once or twice a year

5)  If a  _________ gained its freedom it was given a document called a charter and then could govern itself

6)  _____________ was invaded in 1453, the same year that Gutenburg invented the printing press.

7)  In the later medieval period laws were passed that meant that people were less likely to become a ___________

8)  Prior to the printing press most writing was by monks in a ___________

9)  Many things that we know now were discovered in the medieval period. New __________ were the most important result of  the middle ages

10)  A ___________ was expected to support the crusades

11)  Knights fought mock battles in a _________________

 

Down

 

1)  Towns were built for two reasons. One reason towns were built was for better _____________

2)  A boy of fourteen who looked after the belongings of a Knight was known as a ____________

3)  The _______________ was expected to follow a code of chivalry

4)  Both the Muslims and the Christians believed that _________ was on their side

5)  Throughout the medieval period most countries were subjected to _________

6)  During the middle ages towns became __________ centres, just as they are today

7)  During the later middle ages works of  ________  began to incorporate the use of ‘perspective’

8)  In later medieval times trial by ___________ was developed

9)  Trial by ____________ was a common method of assessing guilt in the early middle ages

10)  __________________ were developed in the middle ages to look after the sick

11)  Christians were forbidden by the church  to _________ money and charge interest

12)  Only ________ could become Knights

13)  The __________ was developed in the middle ages to assist with business development

14)  The scientist  _____________ was imprisoned by the church because of his criticism and experimentation

15)  The head of the church was known as the ___________

16)  If a knight was captured in battle he would sometimes be held for ________ rather than be killed

17)  The ____________________ was developed in the middle ages to help increase knowledge and learning